Children with hearing-aids and sufficient parental support and interaction will have a stronger vocabulary than others, according to a tertiary researcher, Karien Coppens, at the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research. Parental encouragement and support are two key components for learning outcomes in children with hearing issues. Coppens found parent support is vital in a child’s
With modern hearing-aids and cochlear implants, many deaf kids soak up language without any obvious reinforcement. Some with cochlear implants learn by overhearing incidentally. Others need natural language practice with their families, at home or out and about. Daily, simple interaction with your kids is what’s required. The key points are: Parents who understand their
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