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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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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