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The Listening Walk: A Learning Exercise for Children with Hearing Loss

The Listening Walk: A Learning Exercise for Children with Hearing Loss

June 11, 2024

For parents of children with hearing loss, the outdoors can also provide plenty of opportunities to enhance listening and spoken language development. Even a simple walk can be an interactive learning experience.

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2023-24 School Year In Review

2023-24 School Year In Review

June 10, 2024

With the support of our generous community, CCHAT continues to deliver unrivaled, life-changing hearing health resources to families in our region.

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Inclusive Toys for Children with Hearing Loss

Inclusive Toys for Children with Hearing Loss

May 9, 2024

Playtime is such a valuable tool for children with hearing loss who are working to develop listening and spoken language. Children can explore their imagination while building communication skills during social play with others or pretend play by themselves.

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What Do You Wish You Had Known Earlier? A Collection of Tips from the CCHAT Community for Children with Hearing Loss

What Do You Wish You Had Known Earlier? A Collection of Tips from the CCHAT Community for Children with Hearing Loss

April 8, 2024

The following pieces of advice come from CCHAT alumni families and students, as well as CCHAT staff members and current parents, who have experience in handling the challenges that come with a hearing loss diagnosis.

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Performing a Daily Listening Check Using the LMH 10

Performing a Daily Listening Check Using the LMH 10

March 8, 2024

Ensuring that our students who are deaf and hard of hearing have access to optimal sound quality is a top priority at CCHAT. One way this is done is by conducting daily listening checks with each student in our program.

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At-Home Parent Resources & Activities for Children with Hearing Loss

At-Home Parent Resources & Activities for Children with Hearing Loss

February 7, 2024

CCHAT knows that a large portion of learning occurs when children are off campus and at home with family members. We’ve put together this list of online resources for parents to use to educate, entertain and engage their children when outside of school.

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How Parents Can Support the Education of Their Child with Hearing Loss

How Parents Can Support the Education of Their Child with Hearing Loss

January 12, 2024

There are many ways that parents can build on what is taught in a structured, school setting and aid in the development of their child’s listening, language and independence skills.

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Warning Signs That Your Child May Have Hearing Loss

Warning Signs That Your Child May Have Hearing Loss

December 15, 2023

More than 90% of children who are deaf and hard of hearing are born to hearing parents. Some babies may pass their newborn hearing screening before receiving a diagnosis of hearing loss later in their childhood.

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What is the 1, 3, 6 Criteria & Why it’s Important for Your Child

What is the 1, 3, 6 Criteria & Why it’s Important for Your Child

November 3, 2023

Success in reaching age-related benchmarks translates to children with hearing loss being better positioned to reach their full potential with listening and spoken language.

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Introducing Hearing Peers to a Child with Hearing Loss

Introducing Hearing Peers to a Child with Hearing Loss

October 5, 2023

In general, children are inquisitive and eager to learn about why your child wears cochlear implants or hearing aids. There are simple steps your family can take to ensure your child feels comfortable and his/her peers receive an informative introduction to listening devices and hearing loss.

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