Peter’s Story

A black and white photo of Peter Hardt smiling with his arms crossed. He is wearing a plaid shirt.

Peter, 23 years old now, was the first baby in the state of Oklahoma identified with hearing loss through Oklahoma’s mandated newborn hearing screening program which required, beginning in 2000, that all newborns receive a hearing test before discharge from the hospital.

Kaysen’s Story

father and son playing together on playground

“When Kaysen was just a few days old, we learned he had a severe to profound hearing loss. When he was first, diagnosed, I worried about his future, his ability to understand others, to learn in a classroom, or to play sports. Would he recognize our voices? Would he be able to talk like other […]

Hearts for Hearing Team Attends the 16th Symposium on Cochlear Implants in Children

16th annual symposium on cochlear implants

Audiologists and speech-language pathologists from Hearts for Hearing attended the 16th Symposium on Cochlear Implants in Children from July 11 to 13 in Hollywood, Florida. This event is put on by the American Cochlear Implant Alliance. Dr. Jace Wolfe and Dr. Sara Neumann, doctors of audiology at Hearts for Hearing, presented at the conference. “We […]