Hearing technology in support of child development

September 10, 2015

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Sound is an important source of information for any hearing human being, but it is especially vital to children’s auditory and cognitive development. As a parent, you want your children to take advantage of all the noise and sounds around them, all of which are learning opportunities. Hearing-impaired children need to tap into these information sources as well. Fortunately, current technology makes this possible.

Hearing is essential to speech and language development, communication, and learning. Hearing aids can help children learn to speak clearly by allowing them to better hear and imitate the voice of other people, which is essential to proper speech development. Hearing aids can also help children better hear their own voice, knocking down another barrier to natural speech development, since children who can’t hear themselves talking won’t be able to correct their elocution mistakes on their own.

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Benefits of modern hearing aids

Modern hearing aids feature a unique technology that enhances both speech understanding and listening comfort by amplifying sounds and making them clearly audible. Advanced hearing aid technology also supports speech and language development in children, in various listening environments. Whether at school or at home, at a birthday party or practicing a favourite sport, children can take advantage of the powerful features packed into today’s hearing aids.

To determine which hearing aids are best for you, consult an audioprosthetist.

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