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Hearing screenings for home birth babies

Posted by Shannon Palmer on June 17, 2015 12:06 AM

Imagine a family anxiously anticipating the birth of their child. Mom gives birth to a healthy baby girl in a hospital in Michigan. Michigan is a state that has implemented universal newborn hearing screening. The baby’s hearing is screened and they are immediately referred to an audiologist. Hearing tests reveal that the baby has a permanent hearing loss. The baby is fit with hearing aids and the family...

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Help! Teachers can't understand my child's speech

Posted by Rebecca Siomra on July 29, 2015 12:07 AM

In my time working as a Speech-Language Pathologist, I’ve come to believe that our ability to effectively and efficiently communicate with anyone we meet can have a great impact on how we feel about ourselves and the people around us. Our ability to communicate can also have an impact on how others perceive us.

In my clinical work with toddlers, preschoolers and even school-aged children, parents often...

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Letter to my ten year old self

Posted by Jonathan Samson on July 25, 2015 12:07 AM

Dear 10 year old Jonathan,

Hi kid, it’s me, or actually your 43 year-old self from your future. I’ve just finished working with your brother Noam on some exciting new investments that we’ve been following.

You don’t realize it yet, but with unwavering support from your family, you have set the groundwork for great things to come.

It all began with your parents making the...

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