Category: Hearing loss

So now our other kid can’t hear?!

Longtime readers will remember the many, MANY issues we used to have with D’s hearing. We suspected a speech delay, learned and used ASL, confirmed he had hearing loss, went to see an ENT (Ear Nose Throat doc), D had surgery to put tubes… Continue Reading “So now our other kid can’t hear?!”

Hear a little, there a little

Today we’re off to the city to have D’s hearing tested — for the very first time since having his myringotomy surgery a few weeks ago. With his case, the gluey fluid in his ears was being suctioned out during the surgery, and then… Continue Reading “Hear a little, there a little”

Quick update

Today’s myringotomy seemed to go well, and D is in excellent spirits! The hospital warned us he would probably be tired and nauseated, but other than the first 30 minutes or so post-surgery, he’s been pretty much his usual self. He ate Goldfish crackers… Continue Reading “Quick update”

Totally tube-ular!

I guess I liked the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles more than I realized, because as soon as I sat down to write this post about ear tubes, I thought “Totally tubular, duddddes!” Ah, miss those turtles. Raphael (the red one) was my favourite. But… Continue Reading “Totally tube-ular!”

Today’s the day

Ready for another update in our Toddler Hearing & Speech Saga? Oh, the dramz involved in parenting! When we last left off, our son, D (now 23 months) saw a really great ENT (Ear Nose Throat doctor). He confirmed that he had fluid in… Continue Reading “Today’s the day”