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Helping Kids with Hearing Loss Deal with Social Issues

Those of us who work with children with hearing loss have learned good skills about identifying hearing loss, fitting technology, and developing speech and language. There is not very much in our professional training about providing support for children and families, or understanding the communication difficulties of our young patients. If we are going to…

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The Importance of Building Social Communication Skills

Today’s blog is written by my friend and colleague, Andrea Warner-Cyz. Dr. Andrea Warner-Czyz, Associate Professor at The University of Texas at Dallas, investigates communication and quality of life in children with hearing loss using cochlear implants (CIs). Her research focuses on risk and protective factors that underlie variability in speech, language, and hearing skills,…

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