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RapidSOS: 911 emergency resource for people with hearing loss

RapidSOS and the Center for Hearing and Communication collaborate to provide mobile safety and security 240 million[1] 9-1-1 calls are made every year in the U.S.; over 70%[2] are from mobile phones, which fail to provide exact location to emergency dispatchers 48 million[3] Americans have some degree of hearing loss, which can make communication with […]

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Audiology tips for parents of children with hearing loss in school

Maximize your child’s access to sound in the classroom With the back-to-school season underway, here are CHC’s Top 6 Audiology Tips for parents and teachers of children with hearing loss.  If you follow these recommendations, you will ensure that your child or student with hearing loss has maximum access to sound in the classroom. All […]

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Educational support services improve academic performance

How  educational support can benefit your child with hearing loss As CHC’s Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, my role is to offer guidance and support services to help children with hearing loss and auditory processing disorder (APD) reach their full academic potential. At this time of year parents often ask me, “What […]

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Back-to-school season and the psychological evaluation

Role of a psychological evaluation There are many reasons why a child (or an adult) might benefit from having a psychological evaluation. This can sound daunting, especially if your doctor or teacher suggests that your child needs to be evaluated. But evaluations are very helpful if you are concerned about your child’s academic standing. The following […]

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