March 9, 2017

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

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 […]
March 7, 2017

How to Help a Stuttering Child

What Is Stuttering? Stuttering is a speech disorder that affects more than 3 million Americans, according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Disorders. Stuttering […]
February 15, 2017

Role of Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) in School setup

Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) are professionals whose practice is controlled in Ontario by the Regulated Health Professionals Act and the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Act. SLPs have […]
February 14, 2017

Receptive Vocabulary Development in Deaf Children with Cochlear Implants

Achievement in an Intensive Auditory-Oral Educational Setting Objectives: Deaf children with cochlear implants are at a disadvantage in learning vocabulary when compared with hearing peers. Past […]
February 9, 2017

Visual Alerts

This kind of assistive device can also be used with the phone, doorbell, alarm clock and baby monitor, providing visual or loud audio cues when some […]
February 8, 2017

Genetics of Auditory Disorders

Of every 1,000 babies born in the United States, an estimated 3 to 4 will have permanent congenital hearing loss (National Center for Hearing Assessment and […]
February 7, 2017

Tips For Hearing Impaired

For someone with hearing loss, multitasking during a conversation means something completely different. Imagine how much mental energy a person with hearing loss needs to spend, […]
February 6, 2017

The Psychology of Cochlear Implants

Personality and psychological factors can affect the surgical outcome in cochlear implantation. Professionals working with cochlear implants acknowledge a great deal of variation in satisfaction and […]
February 3, 2017

Assistive Listening Technology

An Assistive listening device (ALD) is used to improve hearing ability for people in a variety of situations where they are unable to distinguish speech in […]
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