The first-ever book for families, audiologists and teachers working to teach second, spoken languages to children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing, is now available. Its author, Michael Douglas, a certified auditory-verbal therapist (AVT), was based at the University of Houston from 2010 to 2012. Read: Dual Language-Learning for Children With Hearing Loss Some people are
New Zealand’s newborn hearing test and early intervention programme has run since 2010, with about 170 babies born per year with hearing issues. Read more: Opening A Door To The World Of Sound Pathways lead from this national newborn hearing test service, to early intervention programs with the family’s chosen communication method. One service is
“Whether parents choose sign language, speech facilitated by implants or some combination, deaf children are exposed to language earlier than ever” Implants help deaf children learn language from listening A key message in this 4-page piece is, language is the vital focus for deaf children and can be acquired in different ways. One view is
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