Child Development

While every child develops in their own unique way, there is a natural sequence that is followed as they grow and develop. Understanding the general order of a child’s language development provides a road map professionals can use to help children achieve success.

Conversation Skills and Hearing Loss [STUDY]

The ability to participate in a conversation by initiating, maintaining, and shifting topics is a critical life skill. This study, conducted by Jill Duncan, Ph.D., explores if hearing loss makes a difference in a child’s conversation skills. Read More »

Measuring Language: Tools for Assessing Language Growth and Development [STUDY]

Author Ellen Rhoades, Ed.S., presents several ways that clinicians and families can effectively measure language development for children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Read More »