Whether your child has hearing loss, has a diagnosed speech disorder or is a baby at the critical stage for language development, you may wonder how a world full of people wearing masks could impact his or her development. Think about how much a baby inching toward a hot oven reads “fear” on her mother’s […]
Dressed in adorable gold ballet flats and a white ruffled top with matching pants, 9-month-old Mia Rodriguez was observing all the commotion and admiring the cameras and spotlight on her. She locked eyes on her mom, who was calling her by name, because for the first time she heard her mother’s voice. Mia cracked a […]
Our son Dylan failed his newborn hearing screening at birth. We were referred to Akron Children’s Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Center for follow up testing. Our worst fears were confirmed when Dylan was just four weeks old. He was diagnosed as profoundly hearing impaired in both ears.
As a parent, you want to equip your child with every opportunity to improve and do better. That’s even more true when you have a child with some special needs.