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All Ears at Child’s Voice: A Hearing Loss Podcast aims to connect families of children with hearing loss with the professionals who serve them. Child’s Voice staff talk with parents, alumni, doctors, audiologists, researchers, athletes, and more who offer perspectives on living with hearing loss.

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On episode #43 of All Ears at Child’s Voice: A Hearing Loss Podcast, Colleen and new co-host Julie are joined by guest Jason Anderson, a late-deafened adult who has experienced many forms of hearing loss throughout his life. He found his calling and purpose in disability services, working for a decade at the University of Wisconsin as an access specialist for students who were deaf and hard of hearing. He is now with the State of Wisconsin Office for Deaf and Hard of Hearing, where he is a program and policy analyst. Colleen and Julie talk to Jason about his work helping college-aged deaf and hard-of-hearing students transition to college and advocate for themselves on campus.

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All Ears At Child’s Voice is for parents of children with hearing loss, professionals who work with children with hearing loss, and many others that interact with children who are deaf, including grandparents, caregivers, speech-language pathologists, and occupational therapists. Topics include parent and professional perspectives on cochlear implants, self-advocacy skills. behavior management, sibling engagement, language development, and more. Podcasts are available through multiple applications on your phone or desktop, including Stitcher, SoundCloud, Google Play, and iTunes.

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All Ears at Child’s Voice: A Hearing Loss Podcast

For families of children with hearing loss.

Information, support, and interviews

Episode 1: Hearing Loss in the Family

Wendy Deters

Child's Voice EI Coordinator

Episode 2: Cochlear Implants: A Professional Perspective

Dr. Dawn Violetto and Dr. Megan Wernsman

Child's Voice Audiologists

Episode 3: Cochlear Implants: A Parent’s Perspective

Colleen Powell

Parent of Child With Hearing Loss

Episode 4: What is “Bagless” Therapy?

Rollen Cooper and Laura Straka

Child's Voice Early Intervention Staff

Episode 5: Self Advocacy

Anna Tess, Teacher of the Deaf

Lucy Espinoza, Parent of Child With Hearing Loss

Episode 6: Theory of Mind

Landon Lacey

Consumer Outreach Manager, MED-EL

Episode 7: How Hearing Loss Has Shaped Our Lives

Mike and Katie Schroeder

Parents of Child's Voice students

Episode 8: Parents’ Rights in the Public Education System

Andrea Marwah

Illinois School for the Deaf