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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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The Four Types of Hearing Loss

The Four Types of Hearing Loss

September 8, 2021

While hearing loss can range from mild to profound, there are four classifications that all hearing losses fall under including sensorineural, conductive, mixed (sensorineural and conductive) and auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder.

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1996: CCHAT’s First Year

1996: CCHAT’s First Year

August 9, 2021

CCHAT is preparing to enter its 25th year of providing listening and spoken language services to children with hearing loss.

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Strategies for Keeping Hearing Aids and Cochlear Implants on Young Children

Strategies for Keeping Hearing Aids and Cochlear Implants on Young Children

July 28, 2021

It is highly important that children who are deaf and hard of hearing wear their listening devices for all waking hours. However, this can sometimes be difficult with younger children.

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Self-Advocacy Skills for Children with Hearing Loss

Self-Advocacy Skills for Children with Hearing Loss

July 12, 2021

At the CCHAT Center, creating independence for children with hearing loss is one of our ultimate goals. This includes the development of self-advocacy skills that help build confidence as students prepare to return to mainstream schools.

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Parenting a Child with Hearing Loss

Parenting a Child with Hearing Loss

June 17, 2021

Helping students with hearing loss achieve their maximum potential requires teamwork between professionals and parents. Parent participation is vital to a child’s success.

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The Importance of Early Detection of Mild to Moderate Hearing Loss in Children

The Importance of Early Detection of Mild to Moderate Hearing Loss in Children

June 3, 2021

As children develop, they learn through touch, smell, sight, taste and of course, sound. When a child is born deaf or hard of hearing, they learn differently from children who are born with typical hearing.

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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

May 6, 2021

In honor of Better Speech & Hearing Month, we're sharing how the CCHAT Center utilizes the 1, 3, 6 criteria as the ideal testing and intervention pathway for children who are deaf and hard of hearing.

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Everything You Need To Know About Central Auditory Processing Disorder

Everything You Need To Know About Central Auditory Processing Disorder

March 24, 2021

Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD) is a condition that children can be born with or develop over time. Occasionally, CAPD can be confused with Autism or ADHD, but it’s only after a careful and accurate evaluation from an audiologist that you will have a reliable diagnosis.

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Everything You Need To Know About BAHA Implants for Children

Everything You Need To Know About BAHA Implants for Children

March 2, 2021

Some children who are deaf and hard of hearing use traditional hearing aids to amplify sounds, and it works incredibly well for them. Unfortunately for others, traditional hearing aids aren’t the best solution and the possibility of implanted devices should be explored.

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