This month’s ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing-Association) Leader’s top article is directed to parents who wonder, “When is a bone-anchored implant the right choice for my child, instead of traditional hearing aids or a cochlear implant?”
If your child has a hearing loss, it isn’t always easy to figure out which solution would be most beneficial for him or her. Is it a behind-the-ear hearing aid? A Baha solution? A cochlear implant? Well, first you need to know what type of hearing loss your child has.
ASHA Leader’s editor-in-chief, Bridget Murray Law, talked to pediatric audiologist Jillian Kimberlain to get clear answers to all those questions. Read the article here.
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Child with the magnetic Baha Attract System
Baha sound processor on a Softband
Child with a cochlear implant