Helping Children With Hearing Loss Get The Most Out Of Team Sports

Team sports for kids

Sports are challenging, and for the child with a hearing loss, there are additional obstacles such as communication, safety, and protecting delicate hearing devices. Unique strategies and preparation are essential.  Extracurricular activities and sporting events teach lessons regarding teamwork, responsibility, winning, and losing. These activities are vital for the overall educational and social experiences of… Continue reading Helping Children With Hearing Loss Get The Most Out Of Team Sports

New Laws Aimed At Supporting Kids With Hearing Loss

New laws to support kids with hearing problems in school

The school year is now back in full swing, and kids of all ages are settled into classrooms learning and connecting with teachers and fellow students. School administrators and parents do everything they can to ensure that they have the supplies and support needed to excel, but what about hearing support? While it’s not always… Continue reading New Laws Aimed At Supporting Kids With Hearing Loss

Protecting Premature Babies From Hearing Loss

Most babies have perfect hearing at birth. However, roughly 2 to 3 in every 1,000 babies in the United States are born with a hearing loss. This percentage is higher for premature births. These numbers make a hearing loss the most common congenital disability. When you consider that children rely on their hearing to learn… Continue reading Protecting Premature Babies From Hearing Loss