Listening To Families

When we are working with families of children with hearing loss, especially newly identified children, we are anxious to share information that we think is critical. We (or at least I) want to get technology on babies within days, weeks at most, and get the baby into therapy. As part of this effort, we sometimes…

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Talk, Talk, Talk

Children learn language by being exposed to it. Children who hear Russian learn Russian. Children who hear French learn French. Children who hear English learn English etc. There has been a lot of research that shows that the amount of exposure they receive significantly affects their language.   Exposure to language Hart and Risley (Hart,…

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