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Ideas to promote language and speech at home

Hearing loss simulation, this allows you to hear what people with different levels of hearing loss hear. I've always tried to explain, that I can barely hear you, but I can't make out what you're saying. This is very accurate! Speech Language Therapy, Speech Language Pathology, Speech And Language, Speech Therapy, Hearing Impairment, Deaf Culture, American Sign Language, Science, Hearing Aids

Hearing loss simulation

a simulation of different degrees of hearing loss. I was given this by a colleague and did not know it's owner. I recently found it to be House Ear Institute...

The Good Samaritan! Good Samaritan, Small Tea, How To Make Tea, Good Things, Autumn, Fall Season, Fall

The Good Samaritan! | Autumn Delight

I was particularly moved by a biker's experience that he posted in Facebook recently. He was riding through a remote village in India one morning and on the way, happened to see a hut with a tabl

 After some cold wintry months, Spring is finally here! We registered Adith for Kindergarten. Cold, Autumn, Spring, Flowers, Fall Season, Fall, Royal Icing Flowers, Flower, Blossoms

Springing Forward! | Autumn Delight

Hello there! After some cold wintry months, Spring is finally here! Here is a glimpse of the happenings this past few weeks.. We registered Adith for Kindergarten. There was a small screening and the

A few more hours and it will be I remember returning to a snow clad Pittsburgh earlier this year after 3 weeks of vacationing in Kerala, India. Turning, Autumn, Vacation, Flowers, Plants, Fall Season, Vacations, Wood Turning, Fall

Turning the page to a New Year! | Autumn Delight

A few more hours and it will be 2017! I remember returning to a snow clad Pittsburgh earlier this year after 3 weeks of vacationing in Kerala, India. The rest of the months seem to have just flown by!

A year of blogging.. City Photo, Blogging, Autumn, Fall Season, Fall, Blog

A year of blogging.. | Autumn Delight

Hello! This post is not about Adith, but about me and the origin of this blog :) Like most people, I used to read food blogs and personal blogs at times. A food recipe from a blog is unlike one from

Can we read a book? Books To Read, Autumn, Canning, Reading, Fall Season, Fall, Home Canning, The Reader, Reading Books

Can we read a book? | Autumn Delight

I did not grow up in a routine that involved bed time stories. And I believe that is the same with most people in India. My Aunt's house had a nice collection of books and I used to borrow books

In Good Hands Deaf Children, Simple Sentences, Hands

In Good Hands | Autumn Delight

Adith's school follows a specialized curriculum called CASLLS ( Cottage Acquisition Scales of Listening, Language and Speech). It is a model developed by 'Sunshine Cottage School for Deaf Ch

Lessons from my hearing child 20 Month Old, Autumn, Children, Fall Season, Infants, Fall, Kids, Big Kids, Kid

Lessons from my hearing child | Autumn Delight

My little one Nivedh is 20 months old now. This is the age at which Adith was diagnosed with hearing loss. I remember 3 years back when I told his pediatrician I was concerned about his hearing, he

And he turned Birthday Book, Birthday Cake, Autumn, Desserts, Food, Fall Season, Birthday Cakes, Meal, Fall

And he turned 5! | Autumn Delight

Adith turned 5 this week. I wanted to share an activity that I did in connection with his birthday as asked by his teacher at school. It was fun and provided lots of opportunities to talk and build

One month post Activation. One Month, In This Moment, Autumn, Activities, Fall Season, Fall

One month post Activation.. | Autumn Delight

September 5th marked one month since his processor had been turned on. I am yet to see a phenomenal change but he is wearing it all waking hours and that is what is important at the moment. In the

Tomorrow marks the beginning of Adith's year of Preschool at Depaul. When he turned he became eligible for transportation and started going to school in the van. Back To School, Preschool, Couple Photos, Couple Pics, First Day Of School, Senior Year, Entering School, Preschools, Kindergarten

Back to School.. | Autumn Delight

Tomorrow marks the beginning of Adith's 3rd year of Preschool at Depaul. He started with the toddler program at 22 months and has been going there ever since. When he turned 3, he became eligible

Humor in Hearing Aids! People Laughing, Hearing Aids, Say Something, Funny Me, San Francisco Skyline, New York Skyline, Autumn, Humor, This Or That Questions

Humor in Hearing Aids! | Autumn Delight

Few weeks back I witnessed an instance where a hard of hearing child was asked a question and in answer he said something that was totally unrelated to it. As some people laughed, (can't blame th

Activation day! Cochlear Implants, Hearing Impairment, Activities, Day, Image, Beauty, Cosmetology, Beauty Illustration

Activation day! | Autumn Delight

Ok, so today was the big day - the day of activation of his implant. And If I were to describe it in one word, it would be "uneventful". Honestly, I was surprised by the lack of response aft

Now and then.. Text Messages, Texting, Text Messaging, Texts

Now and then..

When I was in high school, my father came home one day with a small black device. It had a small LED screen and he proudly explained it was a 'pager'. Supposedly, the pager could receive tex

 It has been 3 weeks since the surgery so here is a little update! We removed the bandage a couple of days after coming home and this is how the incision behind the ear looked then. 3 Weeks, Surgery, How To Remove, Autumn, Fall Season, Fall

Post Surgery | Autumn Delight

Hi there! It has been 3 weeks since the surgery so here is a little update! We removed the bandage a couple of days after coming home and this is how the incision behind the ear looked then. I was