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10 Ways to Promote the Language and Communication Skills of Infants and Toddlers

Mon, 01/06/2014 - 00:00
Early language and communication skills are crucial for children’s success in school and beyond. Language and communication skills include the ability to understand others (i.e., receptive language) and express oneself (i.e., expressive language) using words, gestures, or facial expressions. Children who develop strong language and communication skills are more likely to arrive at school ready to learn. They also are less likely to have difficulties learning to read and are more likely to have higher levels of achievement in school.
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The Medical Home Portal has Revised Their Unit on Hearing Loss and Deafness

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 00:00
The Medical Home Portal has revised their unit on Hearing Loss and Deafness. There is great new information for medical home providers, as well as families.
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Research finds positive long term outcomes of cochlear implantation

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 00:00
Penn State Brandywine Assistant Professor of Psychology Daniela Martin is on the frontline of significant, unique research. With the first generation of cochlear implant recipients reaching adulthood, Martin and her colleagues are out to discover the long-term psychological outcomes of this relatively new medical procedure.
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Netflix agrees to subtitle all films by 2014

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 00:00
In an agreement that the National Association for the Deaf (NAD) calls "a model for the streaming video industry," Netflix has agreed to caption all of its shows by the year 2014.
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Parents Clueless About Dangers of iPods, Other Noise Hazards

Fri, 12/20/2013 - 00:00
Hearing loss is up among teens, but Mom and Dad aren't sounding alarms.
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Signing Santa Warms Kids Hearts

Wed, 12/18/2013 - 00:00
This year, for the first time in her life, 11-year-old Fabiola Awad got to tell Santa her Christmas wishlist, in her own language: American Sign Language.
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Therapy Via iPad Aims to Help Children with Cochlear Implants

Mon, 12/16/2013 - 00:00
Lucile is one of about 17 other hearing-impaired toddlers from across Northern California - from Salinas to the Oregon border - to participate in a new "teletherapy" program called BabyTalk, a collaboration between the Stanford School of Medicine's Department of Otolaryngology and the Jean Weingarten Peninsula Oral School for the Deaf in Redwood City. The program is designed to teach children under the age of 3 how to use their newly implanted cochlear devices to learn how to listen and speak, regardless of where they live or whether their families can pay for the therapy.
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Deaf Seahawks RB inspires Hearing Impaired Students

Thu, 12/12/2013 - 00:00
A deaf football player shared a message of "no excuses" to students who are d/hh.
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Using Tele Intervention for Children Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Wed, 12/11/2013 - 00:00
Learn about a collaborative study regarding the use of Tele-Intervention services with children who are deaf/hard of hearing.
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The December edition of Probes and Tips is now available

Tue, 12/10/2013 - 00:00
Read about "Understand Basic Ear Anatomy and the OAE Screening Process" and more.
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Online Seminar Offered by Boys Town National Research Hospital

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 00:00
Join us for an Online Seminar - Thursday, January 30, 2014, from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (CST) Presented by ASHA 2013 Honorees
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Former WFD President Liisa Kauppinen receives 2013 United Nations Human Rights Award Prize

Thu, 12/05/2013 - 00:00
Former president of the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD), Liisa Kauppinen will receive the 2013 United Nations Human Rights Award Prize from the United Nations on Human Rights Day on 10 December 2013 in New York, USA.
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Girl Scout makes theater enjoyable for deaf and hard of hearing audiences

Wed, 12/04/2013 - 00:00
For a hearing-impaired person who doesn’t know sign language or read lips, enjoying a play is nearly impossible. But thanks to one Overland Park teenager, it might not have to be difficult anymore in one theater.
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