The two most commonly used hearing tests for newborns are called otoacoustic emission (OAE) testing and auditory brainstem response (ABR) testing
Children develop speech and language in a variety of ways
There is a range of typical speech and language development. However, children typically reach speech and language milestones at these points in time
Seven percent of children are “late talkers
If you are exploring AAC as an intervention to help enhance your child’s communication, here are some tips you may want to consider
Communication goals for all children
Intervention using AAC focuses on the communication act – the exchange of ideas, information, feelings, or questions between communication partners
Proloquo2Go is an inexpensive alternative to the more traditional Assistive and Augmentative Communication Device
The diagnosis of severe hearing loss or deafness presents parents with many choices
Good hearing is key to developing good speech and language skills. We know that the foundation for these skills develops during the critical early years from birth to age three years old.
Late-talking children are those at age two with a vocabulary of fewer than 50 words and who use limited or no two- or three-word combinations
Is your child a late talker? Or does your child have other challenges with communication?
If your child is a late talker or has other challenges with communication, early intervention will likely be recommended
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