Asking About Acoustic Highlighting 

Asking About Acoustic Highlighting  What is Acoustic Highlighting?  Acoustic highlighting is a technique used to heighten awareness of specific speech sounds. A sound or a sound in a word or phrase becomes highlighted when it is slightly emphasized. This technique can be used in any spoken language throughout the world.  Children with hearing loss who are…

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Advancing Auditory Abilities of New Listeners

Advancing Auditory Abilities of New Listeners Parents anxiously await their child’s responses to sound when he gets hearing aids or cochlear implants. The process of learning to listen takes experience and time. Families are an essential part of that process. They use everyday occurrences to enjoy exploring sounds with their child. Parents can pause, expect…

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Reasons for a Remote Mic Helping a Child Listen in Noise and Distance You

Reasons for a Remote Mic Helping a Child Listen in Noise and Distance You Speech is developed best through listening. A child using hearing aids or implants relies on those devices to hear spoken language. Listening with a device can be difficult in noise, at a distance, and with reverberation (echoes). To improve listening in varied…

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Knowing about Background Noise

Knowing about Background Noise Improving Listening for Children with Hearing Aids and Cochlear Implants Learning to listen takes time and experience. New wearers of hearing aids and cochlear implants benefit from quiet settings to build awareness and comprehension of sounds. Parents using listening and spoken language guide their children’s communication by playing, singing, reading, and…

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