Athletic events, community concerts, and parades are the perfect outlet for making family memories, but did you know excessive volumes can lead to early hearing loss?Continue reading “Too Loud: How to Prevent Early Hearing Loss in Children”
5 Ways Music Positively Impacts Children with Hearing Loss
Music is vital in the development of all young children, including children with hearing loss.
How do I know? I live it every day.
I’m someone with total hearing loss in one ear.
I’m a music educator who works with hearing-impaired children (at the Central Institute for the Deaf in St. Louis, MO).
And I’m a mom of a child with severe hearing loss who, with the help of bilateral cochlear implants and years of music education, has now successfully transitioned to mainstream school.Continue reading “5 Ways Music Positively Impacts Children with Hearing Loss”