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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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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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