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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What Does a Cochlear Implant Do?

February 12, 2019

Cochlear implants work a little differently than typical hearing aids, and this type of assistive technology is most common in children with severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss. But how exactly do cochlear implants allow children with sensorineural hearing loss to hear better?

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How Do I Test My Newborn Baby’s Hearing?

October 15, 2018

If you’re one of those parents, learning that your newborn may be deaf or hard of hearing can come as a devastating shock. And that’s assuming your baby has been properly tested in the first place.

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Is a Cochlear Implant Right for My Child?

October 3, 2018

As a parent, learning that your child has hearing loss can be devastating. Even worse is the realization that technologies like hearing aids may not be enough. But there are other solutions.

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Cochlear Implants vs. Hearing Aids

July 2, 2018

Although no known technology can completely restore hearing, hearing aids and cochlear implants can help improve your child’s ability to hear and communicate.

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Cochlear Implant Pros and Cons for Children

May 11, 2018

Most assistive hearing devices work by amplifying sound. Hearing aids, for example, help boost auditory signals – allowing more information to reach the brain for processing. And with proper fitting and training, these devices can help with the user’s hearing ability.

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