Auditory Verbal: This video shows a child utilizing language before a cochlear implant.
This shows the strategy of Auditory-Verbal before cochlear implant.
This Auditory Verbal example shows multiple directions in a game with a child.
Several types of communication strategies are available to witness in this video of a girl who was assessed before and after her cochlear implant.
A Red Socks player with a cochlear implant visits a school for the deaf. This is a great example of Auditory Aural communication.
This video shows a Cued Speech explanation through example.
Signing Exact English with the book Brown Bear, Brown Bear.
This video shows a program that incorporates sign language, verbal language and literacy skills.
This resource shows the options and explanations of different methods of communication available for children who are deaf and hard of hearing.
This blog gives written examples and video samples of the different options for communicating with a child who is deaf or hard of hearing. Blogs are a great way to enter into a community of support from other parents who are making or have made these decisions for their own families.
This document is another way for parents, educators, SLPs or audiologists to understand ways to give the child access to language. It is important to know that children who are deaf and hard of hearing should be given every option to access language as they may have had times of no auditory access which could have cut them off from great learning and development times.
- Biking for Cochlear Implants (cochlearsforkids.wordpress.com)
- Interview with Stuart McNaughton, author of He Is Not Me (cochlearimplanthelp.com)
- Deaf News: Deaf father who allowed daughter to take off cochlear implant faces court charge (limpingchicken.com)
- Researchers developing device that could improve sound resolution for deaf individuals who opt for cochlear implants (medicalxpress.com)