Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Early identification and early intervention are the keys to successful language development. If not detected early, studies have shown that children who are born Deaf or hard of hearing can have delays in speech, language, social skills, and academic achievement. It is important that all infants and young children have a hearing Read the Rest…
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It is sometimes necessary for students who are Deaf or hard of hearing to take advantage of accommodations so that they can fully access their education. Some of these accommodations may include: Preferential Classroom Seating Note-takers Assistive Listening Devices Interpreters Captions Speech Therapy Instruction using sign language For information on early intervention, please refer to: Infants, Children, Read the Rest…
Audiology is the study and diagnosis of hearing, balance, and related disorders. Audiologists working in this field help treat hearing loss and attempt to preemptively prevent related damage by evaluating patients, administering hearing tests, as well as prescribing and dispensing hearing aids and other hearing assistance technologies such as cochlear implants. Audiologists can also help Read the Rest…
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