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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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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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