When Kristina R. learned her son was born with hearing loss, she worried about his future and how he’d succeed in the world. Now she reflects in amazement on how far-off her worries were. Read how Dawson, bilateral Cochlear implant recipient, is succeeding in high school, including excelling in orchestra: “This is Dawson. He was […]
As Shannon M.’s son, Indy, starts his first day of mainstream kindergarten, she can’t help but think of the day the nurse told her that her son was deaf. Having no prior connection to hearing loss, her family started learning sign language because they didn’t know cochlear implants were even an option. When they did […]
We know how it goes. Your child comes home from school and you ask the classic question “So how was your day at school today?” Most likely, the response you get is an answer like “fine” or “the same as yesterday”, which doesn’t tell you a whole lot – especially when you also want to […]
The start of preschool is a milestone often anticipated with great excitement and joy. It is a time to make new friends, play and learn. For Reyna Guzman-Marroquin, the first day of preschool was extra special because she was able to wear her newly donated Cochlear™ Baha® Sound Processor.
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.