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CCHAT's Annual Uncorked - Fill the Silence Event

CCHAT's Annual Uncorked - Fill the Silence Event

March 22, 2019

Save the Date for CCHAT's annual Uncorked Fill the Silence event - a Spring Soiree! Come support CCHAT with a great night of Hors-d'oeuvres, wine & beer and a fabulous silent auction.

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5 Ways You Can Become Your Child’s Best Teacher

5 Ways You Can Become Your Child’s Best Teacher

March 11, 2019

Learn five tips that can help parents become their baby’s first teacher for learning, listening and spoken language.

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10 Tips for Getting Your Child Interested in Books

10 Tips for Getting Your Child Interested in Books

March 5, 2019

Reading to your child is crucial for early brain development and literacy. However, it can be a struggle to get your child interested in being read to. Here are some tips on how you can have successful reading sessions with your little one.

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Spanish Speech-Language Pathology for Children Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Spanish Speech-Language Pathology for Children Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

February 21, 2019

Research suggests that children who are deaf or hard of hearing learn better when they are able to communicate in their home language which is why we introduced our Spanish Speech-Language Pathology services in 2015.

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Finding Parents Like You on the LSL Journey

Finding Parents Like You on the LSL Journey

February 16, 2019

Ever wondered how to expand your community of support and find friends who share similar life experiences of raising a child who is deaf or hard of hearing? Keep reading to learn how to find parents like you on the LSL journey!

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CCHAT Annual Professionals Conference 2019

CCHAT Annual Professionals Conference 2019

February 15, 2019

This course will address two current topics: supporting children who are deaf or hard of hearing (D/HH) and use listening and spoken language in the mainstream and addressing the needs of children who are D/HH with more than one language in the home.

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What Does a Cochlear Implant Do?

What Does a Cochlear Implant Do?

February 12, 2019

Cochlear implants work a little differently than typical hearing aids, and this type of assistive technology is most common in children with severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss. But how exactly do cochlear implants allow children with sensorineural hearing loss to hear better?

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How to Make Listening Easier for Your Child with Hearing Loss at Home

How to Make Listening Easier for Your Child with Hearing Loss at Home

February 10, 2019

Parents have the power to manage listening environments so their children who are deaf or hard of hearing can fully participate in daily interactions with peers, family and community members. Here are some tips to help you create an optimal listening environment in one of the most important classrooms for Listening and Spoken Language (LSL), your own home!

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Diary of an LSL Mom - Reminders that You’re Not Alone on This Journey

Diary of an LSL Mom - Reminders that You’re Not Alone on This Journey

January 21, 2019

Read the journal entry of an LSL mom as she learns about her child’s access to sound and progress toward developing her child’s listening and spoken language skills.

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A Simple 5-Minute Routine to Help Your Child Listen and Talk

A Simple 5-Minute Routine to Help Your Child Listen and Talk

January 15, 2019

The simple morning routine known as 'Take Five' can set the stage for a lifetime of listening, reading and talking!

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We’re Partnering with Hearing First to Power Potential

We’re Partnering with Hearing First to Power Potential

January 9, 2019

2019 is going to be an exciting year, and we’re starting it off with a bang! Read about our new partnership with Hearing First to bring families of children with hearing loss more access to the information they need to help their little ones learn to listen and talk!

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Help Us Make 2019 Our Best Year Ever

Help Us Make 2019 Our Best Year Ever

December 20, 2018

2018 was one our most successful years since first launching in 1996 and we want to send out a huge thank you! If we continue on the current track, 2019 could be another banner year. With your help, it will be. See what we've done in 2018 and some ways to help us do even better next year!

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Holiday Program 2018  - Sounds of the Season

Holiday Program 2018 - Sounds of the Season

December 19, 2018

Please join us for CCHAT's Annual Holiday Show Sounds of the Season! This year's Master of Ceremonies is a CCHAT Alumni Student, Aieden Hensley.

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Holly Jolly Holiday Celebration

Holly Jolly Holiday Celebration

November 29, 2018

Our 5th Annual Holly Jolly Holiday Celebration was a huge success! Thank you to our sponsors, vendors, and donors who contributed to this magical evening. Over $10,000 was raised in support of CCHAT's Newborn Hearing Diagnostic Services Program!

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My Newborn Failed a Hearing Test in Both Ears. What Should I Do?

My Newborn Failed a Hearing Test in Both Ears. What Should I Do?

November 26, 2018

For most parents, newborn hearing tests are just a formality. They are a courtesy service provided in the hospital – just days after welcoming your baby into the world. But what happens if your new bundle of joy fails these routine hearing exams?

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Reconciliation Singers Voices of Peace Concerts

Reconciliation Singers Voices of Peace Concerts

November 9, 2018

Reconciliation Singers Voices of Peace chose CCHAT as the beneficiary for their fall 2018 concert series.Concert goers were gifted each of the four nights with the amazing talent of these singers, their wonderful artistic director, Jennifer Reason and guest artist, Kevin Doherty.

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How Do I Test My Newborn Baby’s Hearing?

How Do I Test My Newborn Baby’s Hearing?

October 15, 2018

If you’re one of those parents, learning that your newborn may be deaf or hard of hearing can come as a devastating shock. And that’s assuming your baby has been properly tested in the first place.

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12th Annual Bike 4 Fun - Thank You!

12th Annual Bike 4 Fun - Thank You!

October 9, 2018

This year was our 12th Annual Bike 4 Fun Event and together we raised over $24,500! We wanted to give out a HUGE thank you to our generous community of sponsors, donors, emergency responders, CCHAT families, and staff!!

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Is a Cochlear Implant Right for My Child?

Is a Cochlear Implant Right for My Child?

October 3, 2018

As a parent, learning that your child has hearing loss can be devastating. Even worse is the realization that technologies like hearing aids may not be enough. But there are other solutions.

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KNCH Law Charity Golf Classic

KNCH Law Charity Golf Classic

September 28, 2018

KNCH Law's 10th Annual Charity Golf Classic was a hit! The event benefitted CCHAT and included a full round of golf, buffet dinner, and raffles. Thank you to the sponsors, vendors, donors, and volunteers for making the event great!

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Assistive Technology for Children with Hearing Impairment in the Classroom

Assistive Technology for Children with Hearing Impairment in the Classroom

August 22, 2018

when a school is unfamiliar with hearing aids, cochlear implants, and other assistive devices, educators often have difficulty anticipating their students’ needs, so how do we solve that?

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My Baby Failed a Hearing Test in One Ear. What Should I Do?

My Baby Failed a Hearing Test in One Ear. What Should I Do?

August 16, 2018

It’s never too early to have your child’s hearing tested. CCHAT’s curriculum is designed to help your child overcome their hearing challenges and matriculate into a mainstream school.

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CCHAT Night at the River Cats Game!

CCHAT Night at the River Cats Game!

July 27, 2018

Join us for CCHAT Night at the River Cats game! Tickets sold for the night will benefit CCHAT Center.

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Cochlear Implants vs. Hearing Aids

Cochlear Implants vs. Hearing Aids

July 2, 2018

Although no known technology can completely restore hearing, hearing aids and cochlear implants can help improve your child’s ability to hear and communicate.

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How Much Are Hearing Aids for Children – and Does Insurance Cover Them?

How Much Are Hearing Aids for Children – and Does Insurance Cover Them?

May 25, 2018

With proper testing, fitting, and training – hearing aids can transform one’s life. By amplifying the sound that travels through the ear’s passageway, hearing aids allow more information to reach the auditory nerve and brain.

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Cochlear Implant Pros and Cons for Children

Cochlear Implant Pros and Cons for Children

May 11, 2018

Most assistive hearing devices work by amplifying sound. Hearing aids, for example, help boost auditory signals – allowing more information to reach the brain for processing. And with proper fitting and training, these devices can help with the user’s hearing ability.

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Big Day of Giving 2018 - Thank You!

Big Day of Giving 2018 - Thank You!

May 4, 2018

This special event was a 24-hour online giving challenge on May 3, 2018 that brought the community together to help raise money and shine a spotlight on all the great work nonprofits are doing in our region. This year marked CCHAT’s 4th year participating in the Big Day of Giving.

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TopGolf Shoot Out

TopGolf Shoot Out

April 30, 2018

Sunday, May 20, 2018 was CCHAT’s 2nd Annual Golf Shoot Out at TopGolf in Roseville. Participants enjoyed three hours of TopGolf play, lunch, and unlimited non-alcoholic beverages.

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Welcome to Our New Website!

Welcome to Our New Website!

April 11, 2018

We're excited to announce the launch of CCHAT's new website! We've been working away on improving how we can help parents from around the area find us, get educated, and easily get into contact with us to help their child who is deaf or hard of hearing.

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