ling 6 speech hearing loss

Why Do We Need the Ling 6 sound Test?

Everyone who provides therapy for children with hearing loss knows about the Ling 6 Sound Test. Why do we do the test and what does it tell us?   What does a Child Hear?   For children to succeed with listening and spoken language they need to hear. To quote Dan Ling – “what they…

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Conversational Turns Linked To Better Communication

We all know that we need to provide a lot of language to children to help them develop language, literacy and social skills. Hart and Risley showed in 1995 that children who heard 30,000 words in a 14 hour day had significantly higher language skills and IQ than children who heard 14,000 or 7,000 words.…

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