Technology at DePaul School for Hearing & Speech

We love using technology at DePaul! We pride ourselves on using only the best equipment and technology so that our students have wonderful opportunities to learn. Whether we are evenly distributing sound in a classroom, connecting online, providing closed captioning and more, we offer state-of-the-art learning strategies through quality technology.   For our younger toddler…

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Cochlear Implants – The What, Who, and When

Cochlear Implant technology has advanced leaps and bounds over the last 30+ years. From their first adult uses in the mid-1980s to the first infant (older than 12 months) uses in 2000, cochlear implants have enabled wearers to access sounds and speech in different ways. What are Cochlear Implants Cochlear implants are electronic devices that…

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What causes hearing loss in infants?

The excitement and anticipation before the birth of a child is like no other. All of the celebration, planning, and eager wondering about what the baby will be and bring is natural during pregnancy. Will it be a boy or a girl? Will they inherit Dad’s sense of humor or Mom’s chin? Will they be…

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Deaf Schools in Pittsburgh

When it comes to the children in our lives, we want the very best. Whether it be the safest crib, the best daycare, or the toys that will help them learn and interact with the world, we’re anxious to seek out whatever will help them the most and keep them safe and happy. Upon receiving…

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What is Childhood Apraxia of Speech

What is Childhood Apraxia of Speech? Childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) is a label for a motor speech disorder in which a child’s brain has difficulty determining how and when to move the jaw, lips, and tongue to produce speech. In essence, the brain has difficulty planning, writing and implementing directions to the muscles in…

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