Hearing and Kids @ HHTM

Pediatric Audiology Requires a Degree of Competence

I have had three upsetting experiences in the last few weeks about pediatric audiology. All involved incompetence. I will confess right from the start that I am not tolerant of incompetence. If you ask people who have worked with me they will confirm this. When it comes to a child’s future, incompetence seems unacceptable.  …

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Bilingual Learning

When I started in this field (in the age of the Dinosaur) the viewpoint was that we should tell bilingual parents that they needed to talk to their children with hearing loss in English because they would be going to schools which used English. In retrospect I cannot imagine what we were thinking. Parents were…

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