The Crucial Impact of Hearing Loss on School Attendance

Hearing Loss & School Attendance

Though most children complain about going to school at some point in their life, studies show that youngsters with hearing loss have a higher incidence of school absences than their peers with normal hearing. A recent study led by Dr. Jiunn-Yih Su of the Centre for Child Development and Education, Menzies School of Health Research,… Continue reading The Crucial Impact of Hearing Loss on School Attendance

How to Include Children with Hearing Loss in Group Activities

Team sports for kids with hearing loss

Group activities seem to be a given for kids. Whether it’s team sports, dance classes, scouting, or something similar, these activities provide children with the opportunity to explore, discover and learn new things that they may not otherwise get a chance to. But what happens when kids communicate differently? When the children so eager to… Continue reading How to Include Children with Hearing Loss in Group Activities

This Database Could Change Everything for Children with Hearing Loss

What this data means for children with hearing loss

So many of us take our hearing for granted until it’s lost or someone close to us experiences hearing loss. This is especially true when children in our lives are affected by hearing loss. With a growing focus on hearing loss in children, its effects on their daily life and learning and how to prevent… Continue reading This Database Could Change Everything for Children with Hearing Loss

Helping Your Child Get Ahead of Their Hearing Loss

For parents of young children dealing with hearing loss, it’s a long road, but it’s not without it’s rewards by any means. It’s not unusual for children who have unilateral or complete hearing loss to be developmentally behind other children their age. It is possible though to give your child a jumpstart through their Theory… Continue reading Helping Your Child Get Ahead of Their Hearing Loss