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Back-to-School Checklist for Children with Hearing Loss

Back-to-School Checklist for Children with Hearing Loss

August 8, 2022

With many schools resuming this month, it is time for parents of children with hearing loss to prepare for the upcoming year.

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How to Incorporate Listening & Spoken Language (LSL) into Summer Activities

How to Incorporate Listening & Spoken Language (LSL) into Summer Activities

July 6, 2022

At CCHAT, the success of our program stems from the tremendous support we receive from parents and family members during the school year. It becomes much harder to manage during the summer when structured Listening & Spoken Language (LSL) learning stops.

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IFSP vs. IEP vs. 504 Plans

IFSP vs. IEP vs. 504 Plans

June 7, 2022

The goal of an IFSP, IEP and 504 Plan is to get your child with hearing loss set up on the road to success. There are some details that differentiate each plan from the others.

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Sports for Children with Hearing Loss

Sports for Children with Hearing Loss

May 11, 2022

The benefits of playing sports are especially important for children who are deaf and hard of hearing. While families of children with hearing loss may be hesitant to sign up for youth sports due to physical or social concerns, there are steps that can be taken to help make the experience enjoyable for everyone involved. 

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Types of Listening Devices for Children with Hearing Loss

Types of Listening Devices for Children with Hearing Loss

April 6, 2022

If you have a child with hearing loss, it's important to recognize that early treatment and intervention are crucial first steps. Part of that process often involves obtaining a hearing aid or similar device for your child.

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How to Care for Hearing Assistive Technology at Home

How to Care for Hearing Assistive Technology at Home

March 2, 2022

Regular cleaning of hearing-assistive technology is imperative to keep your devices working properly. At home, there are several things you can do as a parent to care for your child’s listening devices.

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What to Expect at a CCHAT Hearing Appointment

What to Expect at a CCHAT Hearing Appointment

February 3, 2022

In addition to its center-based services for children with hearing loss, CCHAT performs a number of audiological tests and diagnostic exams for the general public.

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Social Skills for Children with Hearing Loss

Social Skills for Children with Hearing Loss

January 11, 2022

The development of social skills is important for all children. At the CCHAT Center, these skills take on even greater importance for students who are deaf and hard of hearing.

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Happy Holidays - Celebrating 25 Years!

Happy Holidays - Celebrating 25 Years!

December 7, 2021

Happy Holidays from the CCHAT Center in Sacramento! Sending love from our families to yours.

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An Intro to Cochlear Implants

An Intro to Cochlear Implants

December 6, 2021

When hearing aids are not providing enough of a benefit, cochlear implants may be the best option for a child who is deaf or hard of hearing.

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