Learn about medical conditions, loud, unsafe toys/streaming devices which can impact your child's hearing from licensed private practice audiologist Doris A. Rapisardi, MAS-CCC-A, Lic. #149, from StyleTone Hearing Care LLC. This workshop, led by local audiologist Doris Rapisardi, will explore everything a parent/caregiver needs to know about a child's hearing health, including:
Brief physiology of hearing and balance
Find out about dangerous toys to avoid and hearing protection
How medical conditions -- such as ear infections, juvenile diabetes, cardiac, allergies, respiratory conditions, Central Auditory Processing -- can contribute to hearing challenges and solutions/strategies
Tools: What are the Signs and Symptoms, when is evaluation needed, tips on hearing protection and healthy hearing
PARENTS: Need help with the kids so you can attend? Older kids (age 8 and up) can come and watch the movie "Wonder Park" in the small meeting room during the workshop; the movie will start promptly at 6:30pm. Teen library volunteers will be on hand to help.
Registration is requested. To register, go to www.roxburylibrary.org, go to “Events” tab, find the date and click "Register." You may also register by calling 973-584-2400 ext. 204.