On the occasion of International Cochlear Implant Day, we celebrate the invention of cochlear implants and the ongoing research that allows thousands of children who are deaf and hard of hearing access sound to listen and speak. A cochlear implant done
This is a a guest post by Akanksha Dhuri, an audiologist and teacher of DHH students at Dhvani Early Intervention Center – Save the Children India in Mumbai, India. Akanksha attended our webinar on Parent-Professional Partnerships, presented by Dr. Jenna
Hi, my name is Arya, and you probably don’t know me. You probably think I’m another normal high schooler just trying to make it through life. Funnily enough, that’s actually pretty accurate. I was born profoundly deaf in both ears.
When we found out I was pregnant, the only thing we wished for was for the baby to be a girl child since we already had a son. As young parents living a stereotypical life, we were naïve enough to
Like any other parent, the diagnosis of our son’s hearing loss was devastating. We went helter-skelter to any and every related professional for help. Undoubtedly they showed us ways and means of treatment and rehabilitation but the belief and hope
The Listening Together team recognizes and respects that each family upon finding out that their child has hearing loss embarks on a journey that lasts a lifetime. Each journey is different, providing unique insights into the experiences of the child,
As I stand in my daughter’s classroom in one of the most prestigious schools in the country, I am surrounded by parents who have lots of questions to ask to the future teachers of their young kids. I am suddenly