When Melissa Washabaugh took her daughter, Isabella, to her first ENT appointment, she was not prepared for the result. What she thought would be a routine check-up gave her the shock of a lifetime – her daughter was completely deaf in her right ear, and no one knew. This is her story. We found out […]
Many of you would agree…parents are children’s first and most important teachers. What you may not know is that the essential wiring of the human brain, the foundation for all thinking and learning, occurs largely in the first three years of life.
It’s time to go back to school! Starting the new school year with new teachers can be a time of great excitement…and anxiety. In addition to new clothes, school supplies, and reorganizing everyone to get back on schedule, you should also consider your child’s hearing needs at school.
From Patrick’s Dad, Chris Hoffner: When I learned through a newborn hearing screening that my son has profound hearing loss bilaterally, I was thrust overnight into a world that I knew practically nothing about. Many questions and scenarios raced through my mind in those early days of my son’s hearing journey. I am sure those […]