Providing Support to Siblings of Children with Hearing Loss

Siblings sometimes report that they feel left out of things because the child with hearing loss, or other disabilities, requires so much attention from parents. Everyone working with a family affected by hearing loss needs to be aware that sibs need attention too. So what can we do?   Talk about hearing loss Parents and…

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Using Analogies in Patient Education

Having a child identified with a hearing loss or any other disability can be very stressful. Some parents can deal with the depression and move ahead at the same time, but others cannot. Every pediatric audiologist has experienced the problem of helping parents move ahead while trying not to be too pushy. My mentor, David…

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