This November 17 workshop is for parents of infants and young children who are deaf or hard of hearing, early intervention providers, teachers of the deaf and hard of hearing, early intervention service coordinators, special education and early childhood education teachers as well as other professionals. The workshop with be held at PaTTAN's King of Prussia, Harrisburg and Pittsburgh facilities on Tuesday, November 17 from 8:30 am to 4 pm. For more information and to register, PaTTAN workshop
A team of researchers have developed and successfully implanted an auditory brainstem implant (ABI) in 4 children who could not previously hear because they did not have an auditory nerve. The ABI is considered revolutionary because it stimulates neurons at the brainstem directly and completely bypasses the inner ear.