Monthly Archives: June 2014

Sounds of Summer

Make sure the loud sounds of summer don’t stop you from hearing the sweet soft sounds of summer. Leave a comment! What are your favorite sounds of summer?

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8 Dolls, Stuffed Animals, and Toys with Hearing Aids

For kids with hearing aids, sometimes having a toy “just like them” can really help. Here are eight such toys, stuffed animals, and dolls I found for purchase online. 1. Build-a-Bear  Build-a-Bear offers a plush hearing aid for their stuffed animals to wear. … Continue reading

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Effects of Hearing Loss On Development

It is well recognized that hearing is critical to speech and language development, communication, and learning. Children with listening difficulties due to hearing loss or auditory processing problems continue to be an underidentified and underserved population. The earlier hearing loss … Continue reading

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Outline of Speech and Language Skills in the First Year of Life. Is Your Child On Track?

Newborn Hearing Screenings All newborns should be screened for hearing loss.  Make sure your newborn’s hearing is screened before leaving the hospital. Why Screen Newborns? Newborn hearing screenings are extremely important. When newborns have hearing loss and are diagnosed early, … Continue reading

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Guest Blog Post: How Your Hearing Affects Your Mental Health by: Caroline Angell

On a chilly day in Boone, NC, midway through my second semester of college I noticed a few significant changes in my hearing. Since it was a dramatic change from one day to the next, I knew it had to … Continue reading

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One day, everyone will want one. “WHEN it comes to personal electronics, it’s difficult to imagine iPhones and hearing aids in the same sentence. I use both and know that hearing aids have a well-deserved reputation as deeply uncool lumps … Continue reading

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Not Taking Action For Your Hearing Loss?

Who is taking responsibility for your hearing loss, your family and friends or YOU?   Hearing Aids are much less conspicuous than hearing loss.  VS   Take action.  Hearing loss treatment is shown to improve earning power, relationships, emotional stability, sense of … Continue reading

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