Auditory Rehabilitation for Young Children

Auditory Rehabilitation for Young Children

This resource helps professionals and parents understand basic signs of deafness their infant may show. It contains important resources for SLPs and Aural Rehabilitation therapists.

This resource shows parents and professionals week-by-week development in the lives of infants and what they should be seeing in their child/client’s understanding and interaction with sound.

Young children who have cochlear implants need help to begin speaking oral language because they have not had the same exposure through their auditory nerve as hearing children. This video shows how therapy can be effective and what therapy looks like to train the brain to understand sounds.

This website contains important information and resources for parents and professionals. It gives support for families and options for people to discuss therapy options.

This resource shows parents and professionals week-by-week development in the lives of toddlers and what they should be seeing in their child/client’s understanding and interaction with sound.

This resource explains the importance of giving every child a language rich environment. It discusses the importance of giving this environment to a child with a cochlear implant and explains options and methods to do so.

 

Two toddlers speak to each other using sign language while they are in their car seats. This shows how dynamic sign language can be and how advanced language is even for children who use sign language instead of or along with spoken language.

Learning about signing and singing programs that teach children of many ages to pair sign language with reading and verbal language.

It may be difficult for parents to understand why their young children struggle with issues differently or seem to be developing differently than hearing children. This article helps explain theory of mind or how people begin to think about themselves and their language and the world around them at this young age and how hearing and hard of hearing children deal with this stage of life.

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