When new parents receive the diagnosis "profound hearing loss" in their child, they are usually shocked. But thanks to the latest medical technology and cochlear implants, there is a solution for it!
Patrick Beganovic recalls of his daughter Maja's diagnosis - profound hearing loss. Thanks to cochlear implantation at the Linz University Hospital, the family is now happy to hear Maja's first words.
Reading and writing are focal points of elementary school and the basis of later education.
For the first hearing training, it is often enough to use everyday sounds and child´s body as a sound source, rather than instruments or toys.
Why reading is important for children with hearing implants. Acquiring written language paves the way for affected children to read.
For seven years, 13-year-old Valentin from Austria could only hear in one ear. While his hearing loss remained undetected for a long time...