All Waking Hours: The Importance of Always Wearing Your Hearing-Assistive Technology

August 15, 2023

Early diagnosis and amplification is crucial in ensuring that your child with hearing loss is successful with listening and spoken language. But once your child is fitted with hearing aids and cochlear implants, the work is just beginning.

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Swimming and Hearing-Assistive Technology

July 14, 2023

With the summer months come higher temperatures and the desire for cool activities. For families of children with hearing loss, the idea of swimming and splashing around may be met with apprehension when thinking of hearing-assistive technology protection.

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Bluetooth and Looping Systems: Improving Sound Quality in Public Places for People with Hearing Loss

February 2, 2023

As awareness surrounding accessibility for people with hearing loss continues to grow, many organizations and businesses are taking steps to ensure that sound quality is a priority, specifically for people who are deaf and hard of hearing.

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Sports for Children with Hearing Loss

May 11, 2022

The benefits of playing sports are especially important for children who are deaf and hard of hearing. While families of children with hearing loss may be hesitant to sign up for youth sports due to physical or social concerns, there are steps that can be taken to help make the experience enjoyable for everyone involved. 

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Types of Listening Devices for Children with Hearing Loss

April 6, 2022

If you have a child with hearing loss, it's important to recognize that early treatment and intervention are crucial first steps. Part of that process often involves obtaining a hearing aid or similar device for your child.

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How to Care for Hearing Assistive Technology at Home

March 2, 2022

Regular cleaning of hearing-assistive technology is imperative to keep your devices working properly. At home, there are several things you can do as a parent to care for your child’s listening devices.

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Strategies for Keeping Hearing Aids and Cochlear Implants on Young Children

October 10, 2022

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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Wearing a Mask with Your Hearing Aids

July 31, 2020

See clever tips to protect your ears and hearing aids while wearing a mask from Oticon.

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Using Smoke Detectors to Protect Children Who Are Deaf And Hard of Hearing

December 18, 2019

Fortunately, a growing number of safety device manufacturers now offer smoke detectors for the hard of hearing that use a combination of sensory alerts, including both audio alarms and strobe lights.

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