FAQs about Hearing Loss, Hearing Technology, and Auditory Verbal Therapy

When you meet someone new, one of the first questions we tend to ask is, “What do you do?”  When I tell people that I teach children with hearing loss to listen and speak, it’s a real conversation starter.  Here are some of my most frequently asked questions about hearing loss, hearing technology, and Auditory Verbal Therapy.  What are yours?

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Video Testimonial: Wallace’s Family

Are you interested in learning more about how auditory verbal teletherapy services can teach YOU to be the best parent you can be for your child with hearing loss?  Contact me!

What Are the Advantages of Teletherapy?

When I began to offer teletherapy services, I wanted to make sure that my clients would be receiving treatment that was as good as in-person therapy.  What I didn’t realize was that, in many cases, teletherapy could be even better than treatment in a brick-and-mortar location!

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Inside a Teletherapy Session

Teletherapy is a new and growing field in the world of speech-language pathology and auditory verbal therapy.  This technology revolutionizing the way that people with hearing loss receive the care they need and deserve to live full, rich, and fulfilling lives.  I love using teletherapy to help people with hearing loss and their families all around the globe.  Here is what a typical teletherapy session looks like in my private practice:

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How Do I Pay for Teletherapy?

My teletherapy services are charged directly to the patient/family.  After your therapy session, you will receive an electronic invoice from a secure site.  Clients are able to pay using their bank account, credit card, or debit card.  International currency is no problem — the secure payment site will do the conversions for you!

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Bilingual Oral Language Learners

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend a workshop on bilingual speech-language pathology.  As the United States becomes more diverse, more and more SLPs and other professionals are facing caseloads with clients who are not native English speakers.

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Too Much of a Good Thing: Technology, Apps, and Auditory Verbal Therapy

I love technology.  I love the ability it gives me to communicate with people around the world about the miracle of cochlear implants and listening and spoken language.  I love that, though Facebook, Twitter, and teletherapy services I am able to reach out to people with hearing loss, parents, and professionals to share information, advice, ideas, and support.  When used correctly, technology can be an amazing tool!

So, what’s the downside?

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