Emergency Preparation Tips for Children with Hearing Loss
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.Keep Reading
Back-to-School Checklist for Children with Hearing Loss
With many schools resuming this month, it is time for parents of children with hearing loss to prepare for the upcoming year.Keep Reading
IFSP vs. IEP vs. 504 Plans
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.Keep Reading
What to Expect at a CCHAT Hearing Appointment
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.Keep Reading
What Are The Benefits Of Teletherapy?
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.Keep Reading
Wearing a Mask with Your Hearing Aids
See clever tips to protect your ears and hearing aids while wearing a mask from Oticon.Keep Reading
Parent Resources & Activities While You're Home
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.Read More
Kids’ Hearing Aids Aren’t Covered by Insurance in California. Let’s Change That!
… 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.Learn More
The Importance of Music for Children Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
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.Learn More
What Is Auditory-Verbal Therapy for Babies?
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.Read More
How Children Develop Humor
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.Learn More