Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Ellie's Hearing Test

We went to Shawnee Park yesterday for a hearing test. They first tested her without the hearing aids which came out with basically the same results from Ken-o-sha--profound hearing loss...registering sound at about 90 decibels. Then, we did the test with the hearing aids in. She showed some signs of hearing around 45 decibels, so she is hearing quite a bit more than we thought she was. :) I think it just takes time for her to know how to respond to sound. We keep trying different kinds of sounds and she is gradually responding to more and more. Today, I got a response from an "mmmmm" sound. We try to make different sounds for each toy that she has so that eventually, hopefully, she will try to make those same types of sounds.

Today, it was fun to see her laugh at her cousin, Logan, because he was babbling loudly. It was like it was the first time she had ever really heard him, and she thought it was the most hilarious thing...so cute!

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