Thursday, April 30, 2009
Tuesday, April 28, 2009
I've been reading this blog and there was a recent post about getting "thrown a bone." Well, today I think God threw me one! Emma sees so many doctors and I don't mind going to the many appointments but one visit always haunts me - the Pediatric Neurologist.
Monday, April 27, 2009
Some statistics that I find shocking, especially since I was not aware of them until we became part of the "statistic". Click on the hyperlinks to learn more.
Wednesday, April 22, 2009
When you have a child with hearing loss, you learn very quickly that it is important to focus on meaningful sound. The idea is to minimize background sound so that the child can focus on sounds that will give them access to language and communication. Some changes that we have made to help Emma focus on meaningful sound is to turn the TV off unless we are watching TV as our activity (such as viewing Signing Times! videos, which are amazing by the way!) and to follow an Auditory Verbal (AV) approach to help Emma progress with her cochlear implant.
Sunday, April 19, 2009
I'm still learning how to post here, but wanted to get another post out on all the fun we've been having lately! I'm sure you can forgive me if it's not in the nicest layout.
Wednesday, April 8, 2009
I'm taking the leap and created a blog on Google. I have received so much valuable advice from other parent's blogs and am just starting to become comfortable enough with our crazy, hectic lives to share it with others. So, here goes......