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Posts by Pamela Talbot

Middle Ear Infections and Language Development

Middle Ear Fluid that accompanies infections often causes fluctuating and/or temporary hearing loss.  This doesn’t mean deaf.  It may be a loss that registers as mild in a few speech frequencies.  However, when it comes to early brain development while a child is learning language even a mild loss can have negative consequences over a…

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Auditory Memory in Children

Auditory memory is a skill that often requires direct instruction and extra effort to develop.  This is particularly true for children with hearing loss, auditory processing deficits, attention deficits and language delays.   Did you ever think of how much we rely on auditory memory as adults in our daily life routines?  Auditory memory is…

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Early Auditory Skill Development

Where to begin? In the case of hearing impairment an infant or young child typically requires direct intervention to develop auditory skills to the fullest potential. First child needs to learn to listen before they can use that listening to learn spoken language. Step 1: Get access to sound across the speech frequency range. FULL…

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