Supporting Children in After School Activities

We know how important it is provide support services to children with hearing loss in school. It is just as important to provide support with after school activities. There are several things do consider.   Vocabulary   Does the child know all the words associated with the activity? Don’t assume. In sports activities think about…

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Helping Kids Explain Hearing Loss

When children are little, parents explain about their child’s hearing loss. When someone asks “What are those things in his ears?”, parents say something like “those are his hearing aids, they help him hear better.” If children ask more questions, we might add something like “Some people wear eyeglasses to help them see better and…

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