Hear this: Hearing loss is the most common sensory disability in newborns. Roughly 2 to 3 in 1,000 infants in this country are born with a detectable level of hearing loss in one or both ears, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. That’s why every state, including Ohio, has an Early […]
Hearing-impaired high school drummer ‘feels the beat,’ finds band a ‘creative & therapeutic outlet’
If you saw Elijah “Eli” Golden out on the football field marching with the McKinley High School Marching Band, you wouldn’t know he is hearing impaired. The sophomore drummer is keeping the beat by feeling the sound vibrations all around him. “If he can’t hear the music going on, that’s fine because he can feel […]
Kids’ language development shouldn’t suffer in a mask-wearing world
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 […]
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