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WELCOME TO GROWING LISTENING MINDS (GLM) and Happy hearing for parents 

Our knowledge, understanding, and acceptance play a crucial role in how children with hearing loss will ultimately perceive themselves, their hearing loss, and their communicative needs.

Together with caregivers, professionals, and other significant adults, GLM and @happy_hearing_for_parents strives to create the best conditions for children with hearing loss to learn to trust their own unique value and develop good language and communication skills. Whether you are a parent, grandparent, neighbor, or encounter children with hearing loss within the scope of your profession, there is plenty you can do to support and empower a child with hearing loss.

GROWING LISTENING MINDS BLOG 

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After careful consideration, we at Growing Listening Minds have chosen to collaborate with Amazon through their affiliate program to provide books that may be beneficial for children with hearing impairment.

This means that if you click on the links here and purchase any of the recommended books, we may receive a small commission. We carefully select books that we believe will be greatly helpful in promoting children with hearing impairment

GLM´S BOOKS

PARENTING A CHILD WITH HEARING LOSS

By Valli Gideons, who also has the Instagram account @mybattlecall."

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"When my first child was identified with a hearing loss, I traveled through stages of grief and arrived at a place of acceptance...."

ONE OF THE TWO BOOKS I RECOMMEND TO ALL STUDENTS 

Maybe not for all, but absolutely "a must" if you work as a pediatric audiologist, speech-language pathologist or educational audiologist

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The book focuses on evidence-based practices to enhance learning by promoting auditory brain development crucial for language acquisition and cognitive growth. It's divided into six sections and 22 chapters, covering various aspects of listening and spoken language intervention for individuals of all ages, including adults, and the professionals aiding them. Topics range from literacy and executive function to bilingualism, educational support, and music therapy. Each chapter is reader-friendly, offering summaries, key points, and case studies to aid learning. The book also provides numerous resources like assessments, charts, and videos for hearing evaluation and speech perception testing. It's essential for graduate courses in audiology, speech-language pathology, early intervention, and deaf education, providing students and professionals with the necessary knowledge and tools to support individuals with hearing loss in language and cognitive development

NYFIKEN PÅ AVT

Nyfiken på AVT?

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Auditory-Verbal Therapy: For Young Children with Hearing Loss and their Families and the Practitioners Who Guide Them" offers a comprehensive look at auditory-verbal therapy (AVT). It covers everything from its historical roots to modern evidence-based practices. Key aspects include the use of hearing technology like hearing aids and cochlear implants, the goals and strategies of AV practitioners, effective parent coaching methods, session plans for different age groups, and the importance of collaborative partnerships between families and various professionals.

MIGHTY MILA

Don't miss this fantastic children's book by Katie Petruzziello

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Read more about Mighty Mila on the Instagram account @mightymilastories.

ONE OF THE TWO BOOKS I RECOMMEND TO ALL STUDENTS STUDYING AUDIOLOGY

This is a "must have" if you are working as a pediatric audiologist

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Divided into four sections, the book covers essential information on hearing loss, diagnosing hearing disorders in infants and children, hearing access technologies, and educational and clinical management. Each chapter provides detailed clinical discussions, from underlying pathology to medical, therapeutic, and surgical treatments. Additionally, pearls and best practices from esteemed experts are included to help achieve optimal patient outcomes.

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