Time was, when a child with hearing issues was asked what they wanted to do after finishing education, their answer might be indistinct. With cochlear implants, this has all changed. Today’s children can have clearly defined life goals, and know what careers they’d like to move into, when they’re adults.
Six-year-old Vivek tells Press Club about power of speech
Educating The Public
Families are working to educate the public on the ‘new’ abilities of children like Vivek – and like Eloise, on the link below. Both have bilateral cochlear implants and sing, watch TV, play sports, just like other children their age.
Read: Implants have changed Eloise’s world
Both also receive auditory-verbal therapy (AVT) from the Hear & Say centre in Australia, which uses blended outreach (a mix of online and offline sessions) to deliver its services to families wherever they may be located.
- Hearing And Education Services, Via Telepractice
- Listening And Talking, With Auditory-Verbal Work
- Family Auditory-Verbal Therapy By Telepractice
- How New Zealand’s Hearing Tests Lead To Early Intervention
- Telepractice For Low-Cost Language Teaching
- A TeleAudiology Program With Lessons For Ireland
- Tele-Health, Services, Therapy: It’s All In A Name
- Commercial Aviation Lures A Pilot With Implants
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