Learning to use the toilet is a big developmental milestone for toddlers, and a big challenge for parents! How can parents successfully navigate this age and stage, especially when you add hearing loss to the mix? Here are some important things to keep in mind:
Are you a student or professional considering LSLS certification? Maybe you’re already in the process and beginning to navigate the forest of information, application forms, and requirements. Join me for an unofficial insider’s guide to the LSLS application process. I’ll share my been there/done that tips and tricks for understanding the application requirements, earning your hours, finding and working with a mentor, and getting the preparation you need to ACE that LSLS exam! Want to join in?
Some relationships in life we get to choose, but others are chosen for us. When parents discover that their child has a hearing loss and select a communication outcome for their family, they are plunged into a web of new relationships that they almost certainly would not have chosen for themselves.
Parents of children with hearing loss face the challenge of explaining their child’s deafness to extended family members all year long, but the holiday season, with its endless get-togethers and celebrations, often brings these conflicts to a head. Even the most well-meaning family members can cause stress when they ask questions like, “Isn’t he talking yet?” “Does he still need those hearing aids?” “Didn’t the cochlear implant fix all of this?” or make other uninformed comments. What’s a parent to do?
The holidays are coming! The holidays are coming! Are you ready to hear your best in the whirl of party chatter, festive sounds, and seasonal noise? Here are some tips to help you hear your best and enjoy this wonderful season.
In the United States, there are significant differences in insurance coverages from state to state, and even between plans from different insurance carriers. This information is intended to be a general overview with tips that may help in your particular insurance situation.
FAPE stands for Free and Appropriate Public Education. Under United States law, students with disabilities ages three to twenty-one are entitled to a Free and Appropriate Public Education. What does this mean?