Whether it’s Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 or Hot Cross Buns, music provides significant benefits to children—especially those who are deaf or hard of hearing. Here are some tips for incorporating music into a child’s life, as well as the reasons to do so.
Social gatherings can pose unique challenges to children who are deaf or hard of hearing and their families. Use Clarke’s tips to make these festivities more comfortable (and fun!) for children with hearing loss.
The hierarchy of auditory skills consists of a series of skills that a child must master—in order—to learn to listen. The four rungs on the ladder are detection, discrimination, identification and comprehension.