"Parents need and want information - we can debate about 'how much information is too much too soon' and fret over whether they are understanding the information that they are given, but ultimately they have the right to the information and the responsibility to make decisions for their child. I think it is important to keep this in mind as we explore models for successful EHDI programs and evaluate information to be shared with parents and professionals."
Mom Enough co-hosts Marty and Erin Erickson explore the importance of Early Hearing Detection and Intervention. In the early months and years of life a child is learning by leaps and bounds. And much of that learning happens through language and communication. So how early - and by what means - can you tell if a child is deaf or hard of hearing? And what are the options for early intervention to help the child and family build on ways of communicating and learning? (Source: MomEnough)