Emergency Preparation Tips for Children with Hearing Loss

January 3, 2023

Handling an emergency can be difficult for everyone, and these challenges can be especially magnified for children who are deaf and hard of hearing. Being prepared for these situations and knowing what to do should one occur is critical for families with children who have hearing loss.

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Back-to-School Checklist for Children with Hearing Loss

August 8, 2022

With many schools resuming this month, it is time for parents of children with hearing loss to prepare for the upcoming year.

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IFSP vs. IEP vs. 504 Plans

June 7, 2022

The goal of an IFSP, IEP and 504 Plan is to get your child with hearing loss set up on the road to success. There are some details that differentiate each plan from the others.

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What to Expect at a CCHAT Hearing Appointment

February 3, 2022

In addition to its center-based services for children with hearing loss, CCHAT performs a number of audiological tests and diagnostic exams for the general public.

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What Are The Benefits Of Teletherapy?

November 13, 2020

Teletherapy at the CCHAT Center is essentially a type of distance learning service where we can teach students and parents over the internet using laptops, tablets, or smartphones - reducing the need for in-person sessions.

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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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Parent Resources & Activities While You're Home

April 27, 2020

Being restricted to one place for an unspecified amount of time can be tough - but together with our students and their parents, we’ve put together this list of outside resources for you to use.

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Kids’ Hearing Aids Aren’t Covered by Insurance in California. Let’s Change That!

June 19, 2019

… Only 1 in 10 children in California wear hearing aids that are covered by private insurance. And this incredibly small fraction includes babies who are deaf and hard of hearing. Together, we can change this.

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The Importance of Music for Children Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing

April 23, 2019

Music is a universal language that speaks to all humans. Regardless of gender, age or culture, we are hardwired to respond. The natural rhythms intrinsic to music compels us to dance, tap our feet or sing along.

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What Is Auditory-Verbal Therapy for Babies?

April 5, 2019

The goal of Auditory-Verbal Therapy is to help people who are deaf and hard of hearing bridge the gap and develop the requisite communication skills that those with typical hearing take for granted. It is useful at any age, but critical for babies who are just beginning to explore the world around them.

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How Children Develop Humor

April 3, 2019

Our brains are wired to experience pleasure when we laugh. With April Fools in our rearview mirror, it’s the perfect time to talk about your child’s developing sense of humor.

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