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27 May, 2016 - CTV News

Jann Arden is speaking out about her mother’s hearing loss to raise awareness about hearing health. Arden’s mother thought she didn’t have hearing loss, but a test a year and a half ago revealed that she was 70% deaf in both ears. Arden’s mother...

27 May, 2016 - CBC

The Nova Scotia government is investing in a new literacy strategy to support public school students’ reading and writing development. As part of the strategy, the provincial government is investing $3.2 million in 24 new staff, including recovery...

27 May, 2016 - The Toronto Star

A grade five student with cochlear implants competed at the American National Spelling Bee this week. Neil Maes started speech therapy when he was six-months-old and received his first cochlear implant when he was 11-months-old. Maes’ mother says he...

27 May, 2016 - The University of Washington

A study in Washington state found that children with traumatic brain injuries had limited access to language interpretation at rehabilitation facilities and many facilities didn’t accept Medicaid. The study of 293 health providers in Washington...

27 May, 2016 - Medicine Hat News

For three-year-old Luke Trepanier, his mother says “speech day” is like a play day. Luke sees a speech-language pathologist to help him learn how to pronounce ‘s’, ‘f’ and ‘k’ sounds. Luke is able to get speech-language pathology services for free...

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