Better hearing in the classroom with assistive listening devices (ALDs)
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Better hearing in the classroom with assistive listening devices (ALDs)

As a parent of a child with hearing loss, I understand the challenges that come with ensuring that your child receives the best possible education. Starting a new school can be a daunting experience for any child, but it can be especially challenging for a child with hearing loss. If your child uses hearing aids…

20+ Basic Sign Language Phrases for Beginners | ASL

20+ Basic Sign Language Phrases for Beginners | ASL

Learn American Sign Language (ASL) with TakeLessons, an online language learning platform that provides free and paid courses to beginners and experienced learners. In this video, ASL instructor Victoria demonstrates basic sign language phrases for beginners, including greetings, introduction phrases, common questions, and polite manners. Victoria’s approach is beginner-friendly, and her step-by-step explanation is easy…

Exploring the Regional Variations in American Sign Language

Exploring the Regional Variations in American Sign Language

American Sign Language (ASL) is a rich and complex visual language used by millions of people in the United States and Canada. Like any language, ASL is not a monolithic entity, but rather a diverse and dynamic system that varies regionally and culturally. Just as there are many dialects and accents of spoken English, there…

What age should you start teaching sign language?
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What age should you start teaching sign language?

Sign language is a valuable tool for children of all ages, but did you know that introducing it to children at a young age can have even greater benefits? From improving communication and social skills to fostering a stronger bond between parent and child, teaching sign language to children can have a profound impact on…

ASL for special needs children:

ASL for special needs children:

how it can improve communication and social skills American Sign Language (ASL) is a visual language that has been used for centuries by the Deaf community in the United States. It is a unique and valuable tool for special needs children, especially those who have difficulty communicating verbally. Improving communication skills with ASL ASL can…

What is the latest development in cochlear implants

What is the latest development in cochlear implants

Cochlear implants are electronic devices that are surgically implanted into the inner ear to help people with severe hearing loss. The development of cochlear implants has been ongoing for several decades, and there have been several advancements in the technology over the years. One of the latest developments in cochlear implant technology is the use…

History of Sign Language

History of Sign Language

History Of Sign Language in the United States Thomas Gallaudet, a hearing person from America with the help of Laurent Clerc, a Deaf teacher from Paris started the first School for the Deaf in Hartford, Connecticut in 1817. Laurent Clerc brought a method of teaching sign language from the National Royal Institution for the Deaf…

How long do Cochlear Implant batteries last?

How long do Cochlear Implant batteries last?

When I was searching for new rechargeable batteries for my son’s Cochlear Implant (CI) a few months ago, I found out there are several options available with different battery lifetimes so I decided to research it further and write a helpful post on how long do Cochlear Implant batteries last. An average Cochlear Implant rechargeable…