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What Type Of Hearing Aid Is Best For Children?

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For those that have children who need a hearing-aid, it can be difficult to decide which type is best. There are three common types of hearing-aids: behind the ear (BTE), in the ear (ITE), and in the canal (ITC). All have their own unique set…
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Behavior In Children With Hearing Loss

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There is a lot of behavior research on children with hearing loss. Much of this research has shown that children with hearing loss are more likely to exhibit behavior problems than their peers without hearing loss. Below are some of the most…
Kids and Audio Processing Disorder (APD)

Kids and Auditory Processing Disorder (APD)

Have you ever sung a song lyric at the top of your lungs only to be informed by your friend that you're singing it wrong? You wouldn't believe how many people think Elvis Presley's "Suspicious Minds" starts with "We're caught in a trout."…
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What to Expect During a Newborn Hearing Screening

You've made plans to bring your newborn home for the first time. The crib and changing table are all set up. Your drawer is full of diapers and supplies. Your family is anxiously awaiting the new arrival. But before you take…
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How to Know What Is the Best Hearing Aid for Kids

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Almost every parent wants to do the best thing for their child. But finding the best hearing aid for kids can seem confusing, and it's hard to know where to start. Plus, a lot of brands try to make theirs sound like the best option.…

Spotting CMV Infections in Babies

Congenital Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is among the most common infections in the U.S. passed from mother to child before birth. One in 200 babies will have it. It isn't curable, but it's very treatable when caught early. Treatment…

6 Communication Methods for Children with Hearing Loss

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When Ricardo and Lena first brought baby Ricky to see me, they knew, as parents often do, that something wasn't right. They had noticed signs of infant hearing loss like: Limited smiling or interaction with others when spoken toNot…

A Parent’s Guide to Single-Sided Deafness in Children

Julia told me she would never forget the moment she discovered her son had single-sided deafness. They were doing homework together when Gabe, age 7, mentioned off-handedly that a friend at school had yelled at him for ignoring him in the hallway.…

How Loved Ones Can Help Youth Facing Hearing Loss

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Madison's family first started noticing behavioral changes right around her 14th birthday. Always a high achiever, she had recently begun to struggle in school. She acted like it was unimportant when asked and got frustrated if her mother pushed…

Child Hearing Loss Red Flags Every Parent Should Know

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Little Ava was three when she developed a double ear infection so bad that her dad had to take her to the emergency room. What the single dad of two girls didn't know at the time was that the infection would destroy Ava's ability to hear. As…