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World Hearing Day

By Preston Collins, MS, ITFS & Wanda Pendergrass, ITFS  – Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing-Early Learning Sensory Support Program for Children with Hearing Impairments During the first three years of life, children’s brains are developing rapidly, establishing their foundation for learning. Many are surprised to know that we actually “hear” with our […]

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“I talk with words and listen with my ears. My Daddy talks with signs and listens with his eyes.”

Written by Lindsey Gregory, Service Coordinator, Mecklenburg County CDSA I asked my stepdaughter, Kaitlyn, what makes her relationship with her dad so special.  Her response, as she rolled her eyes and gave me the you-wouldn’t-understand look was, “I talk with words and listen with my ears.  My Daddy talks with signs and listens with his eyes.” […]

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They Didn’t Teach Me This In College!

Written by Maria Kosuda, Speech-Language Pathologist, Mecklenburg County CDSA May is Better Hearing and Speech Month and a time to celebrate communication.  I was reminiscing with a fellow SLP, and we talked about the fact that almost everything we know and do now was not taught to us in college.  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association) is celebrating […]

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