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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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CCHAT Impact Report 2021

CCHAT Impact Report 2021

November 12, 2021

As we move into our 25th school year this fall, we send out heartfelt THANKS for all you do to help sustain our program. Our dedicated staff could not do what we do without your love and commitment to CCHAT.

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Bilateral Amplification

Bilateral Amplification

November 4, 2021

Bilateral amplification is the process of adding hearing assistive technology to both ears. A recipient will enjoy several sound quality benefits when compared to a unilaterally amplified person.

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Understanding an Audiogram

Understanding an Audiogram

October 6, 2021

When an audiologist performs a hearing test, the results are delivered in an audiogram. Understanding the results in an audiogram is important for families of children with hearing loss.

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