ling 6 speech hearing loss

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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Auditory Skills Needed for Classroom

For children with hearing loss to succeed in classroom they need a variety of skills. And learning those skills needs to start when hearing loss is identified – hopefully within the first few weeks. So lets talk about what we think needs to be learned.   Detection and Discrimination In order for children to succeed…

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