With most American children spending more time consuming electronic media than they do in school, an expert from the American Academy of Pediatrics discusses upcoming guidance on children’s technology use—and offers some positive parenting practices.
Noise is more distracting to a child’s brain than an adult’s, and it can hinder how young people learn, according to new research. Experts explain why, and offer tips for parents.
Bells may be ringing, but your kids’ ears shouldn’t be this holiday season! Audiologist Lisa Cannon offers advice for parents.
This article in The Washington Post discusses the language gap between children from poor and wealthy families—and spotlights the Thirty Million Words initiative.
ASHA President Judith L. Page discusses how early identification and intervention can make a substantial difference in the development of a child with hearing loss.
Summer leisure time may mean increased tech consumption. Parents can help their kids protect their hearing by following three simple safety tips when using tech devices with ear buds or headphones.
New Identify the Signs public service announcement educates parents about how too much technology and too little talk can delay communication development in children. Talking and reading together builds communication skills.
Vacation travel, barbecues, family excursions. . . summer is full of prime communication opportunities for families. Parents, this summer don’t let tech time interfere with quality talk time with your kids!
Fireworks, firecrackers, and concerts/events make Independence Day one of the noisiest American holidays. Protect your ears with these simple tips.
ASHA 2015 President Judith L. Page warns that overuse of technology can translate to an underuse of speech and other forms of human-to-human communication.