February 7, 2019
genetic testing

Stresses and rewards of genetic testing for hearing loss

When our hard of hearing daughter was first referred for genetic testing, I was skeptical.  On the one hand, genetic testing might find a definitive cause […]
January 4, 2019
language development

Parent-child dialogue promotes language development in toddlers

New research suggests that frequent dialogue between adults and children strengthens connections between brain regions critical for language development. A study published in the Journal of […]
March 23, 2018
hearing aids waterproof

Are my child’s hearing aids waterproof?

It is time to clear up a hearing aid mystery for parents by answering the following questions: How waterproof are my child’s Phonak Sky hearing aids?   The […]
December 8, 2017

How I felt when my baby heard me for the first time

Charlotte (Charly) is just four months old and was born with a profound hearing loss.  The first time her hearing aids were turned on, her baby […]