Lisl Fair

Lisl Fair is author of numerous children's books, parenting articles in magazines and online and a non-fiction book. She spends her days writing and taking care of her four children and mini-zoo of pets! She has a Master's Degree in Speech- Language Pathology and Audiology, but gave up practicing to spend more time with her family and pursue a career in writing. She also runs a small Brain-based Learning and Development Consultancy business from home. You can learn more about Lisl's books at www.brainyconnections.com.

Lisl Fair is author of numerous children's books, parenting articles in magazines and online and a non-fiction book. She spends her days writing and taking care of her four children and mini-zoo of pets! She has a Master's Degree in Speech- Language Pathology and Audiology, but gave up practicing to spend more time with her family and pursue a career in writing. She also runs a small Brain-based Learning and Development Consultancy business from home. You can learn more about Lisl's books at www.brainyconnections.com.

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The decision to get a cochlear implant to help a child with a hearing impairment function in a hearing-centered world is only the start of a long journey. This journey will take your family on a road past many milestones such as surgery, the activation of the implant, and many hours of intensive therapy. It is ...

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The Ins and Outs of Earwax

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 by from Blogs
Everyone has earwax! Some have more, and some have less; but what seems like an annoying bodily secretion actually has a wonderful function in the ear canal. Earwax is secreted by small glands in the ear canal and has a protective function. It stops dust, foreign particles, and dirt from reaching the thin ...

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An audiologist is a paramedical professional concerned with the management of hearing and balance disorders. Audiologists must be licensed or registered for practice in all states. In addition, they are required to attend frequent continuing education events to stay abreast of current developments in the field of hearing and ...

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What is a Cochlear Implant?

Thursday, November 1st, 2012 by from Blogs
A cochlear implant provides sound sensations to the auditory nerve through vibrations in the inner ear, which help the wearer to make sense of the sounds in his environment. Initially, the wearer hears a robotic, metallic sound, but as he adapts to the sound and is trained to listen, his sound recognition and ...

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All children's hearing should be screened shortly after birth to make sure that hearing loss is identified as early as possible. However, even for children with normal hearing, a hearing evaluation is an ongoing process, as certain types of hearing loss fluctuate or start later in childhood. For example, ...

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The sooner a hearing problem is identified and treated, the less impact it will have on a child's development. Current research indicates that if a hearing loss is identified and treated before six months of age, the child's speech and language development can approximate those of normal hearing children. For this ...

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The ability to perceive sound normally depends on a sophisticated hearing system located in the ear and brain of human beings. This hearing system consists of four parts: the outer ear – the physical ear and ear canal; the middle ear – the ear drum, the middle ear cavity, three tiny ear bones; the ...

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A speech-language pathologist is a professional concerned with communication disorders. Speech-language pathologists are certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), which requires a master's, doctoral, or other postgraduate degree for certification. A certified professional holds ...

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The ability to communicate with words is central to our experience of being human. Imagine being unable to express your ideas, feelings, and needs. Yet, three to ten percent of children have delayed speech development, with boys three to four times more likely to be affected than girls. Early ...

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Around a year old, the magical moment occurs when your child says her first word. The language precursors laid the foundation, and now the time is here to start using real words. During the next six months, here are the language development milestones you can expect. ...

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