Some families turn a child’s hearing issues into a chance to find and learn language in all situations and environments, according to blogger mum, Kristen Johnson (“No Small Thing“), whose third child has hearing issues.
Kristen’s top tips for parent-child communication at home:
- Turn off appliances when talking with a child who has hearing issues
- Test your child’s hearing by talking without letting them see your face
- Speak slowly and clearly without exaggerating sounds or your mouth
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