Hearing and Kids @ HHTM

Is My Child Hearing Well Enough With Technology?

I frequently get questions from families asking about how to know if their child is hearing well enough with technology. Sometimes it is a concern that the child does not seem to be developing language quickly enough. Sometimes it is because the child does not turn to sound. Sometimes other concerns. My first questions is…

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What Does Intelligible Speech Look Like?

Malcolm Gladwell reports that it takes 10,000 hours of practice to learn something new. Hart and Risley report that typical children hear about 46 million words by age 4. Dehaene reports that a child needs 20,000 hours of listening as a basis for reading. Pittman reports that children with hearing loss require three times the…

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