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Childhood Hearing Loss? A Speech Therapist Can Help!

Childhood hearing loss can have a significant impact on speech and language development. However, detecting the loss early and seeking speech and language therapy can head problems off before they start. Studies have found that infants who are identified with … Continue reading

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Three Ways a Speech Therapist Can Help a Child with Hearing Loss

Did you know that speech-language pathologists help children with hearing impairment? Difficulty hearing can create a range of communication issues, including disruptions to learning speech and language. However, a combination of early detection, use of amplification (i.e., a hearing aid), … Continue reading

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What is the True Impact of Age-Related Hearing Loss?

  Did you know that an estimated one third of Americans between ages 65 and 74 have hearing loss? That number jumps to nearly half of the population when considering those over the age of 75! Last week, we talked … Continue reading

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Childhood Hearing Loss: Is Your Child at Risk?

Hearing loss can make life difficult for anyone. But for young children, hearing impairment can be particularly problematic. If a child is having difficulty hearing and the issue is not addressed, it can cause significant speech and language delays, which … Continue reading

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Speech-Pathology and Hearing: Cochlear Implants

Did you know that in addition to working with people who have difficulty communicating, speech-language pathologists also work closely with people who have hearing loss? Because hearing is such a large part of communication, hearing impairment can cause a range … Continue reading

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Is Your Child at Risk for Noise Induced Hearing Loss?

Did you know that children ages 8–18 devote an average of more than 7 hours a day to using entertainment media? That’s more than 53 hours a week! As portable devices become increasingly popular and affordable, more and more kids … Continue reading

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Could Hearing Loss Be Affecting Your Child?

Did you know that an estimated 15% of children in the United States have low-frequency or high-frequency hearing loss in one or both ears? Hearing loss can cause significant speech and language delays in children. In turn, this can cause … Continue reading

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