Outcomes for children receiving remote-speech therapy by telepractice, are similar to in-person sessions with a therapist. A report by Hear and Say, on using Skype to deliver teletherapy services to remote areas of Australia, was published in the Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare (read below). Read: Pilot Study of Telepractice For Delivering Speech Therapy Early Intervention Boosts
Queries about facilitating children with single-sided (unilateral) hearing in a mainstream classroom, were recently received by Sound Advice. All the children had hearing-devices; their parents and teachers just needed information and reassurance that their classroom strategies were relevant in each case. ASHA’s solid advice on addressing unilateral hearing at home and at school: Read: Will
Today’s wireless technologies can link hearing-aid wearers to their TVs, PCs and phones, with audio streamed directly to hearing-devices as wished. The challenge however is to set an open standard for this wireless technology. Read: Hearing Aids Can Double As Wireless Speakers Each hearing-aid vendor offers a proprietary wireless technology, which makes device-pairing difficult. In
With children under 13 years of age most challenged by ambient classroom noise, school acoustics are vital to childrens’ learning in their formative primary or elementary schooling years, says audiologist Jane Madell. Read: How Classroom Acoustics Impact Learning Crucially, Madell notes a major change in deaf education: Maybe only 15 years ago, many children with
Deafness is called the ‘invisible disability’, and teens can be very reluctant to disclose what they see as a social vulnerability. A librarian who has hearing issues herself, shares some communication tips – which can be used almost anywhere a pen, paper, the internet or a mobile phone is available. Read: Serving teens with hearing
Teachers of the deaf are usually tasked with developing their pupils’ English. The deaf preschoolers in this story are bilingual both in spoken English, and in their spoken family language at home (not every household uses English). Read: Being a teacher of the deaf at Clarke Mainstream Services This teacher runs a preschool whose pupils
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