At age 15 months, Melissa became ill with meningitis. Soon after, she was diagnosed with profound hearing loss. Hearing aids enabled her to hear sounds, but she could not understand words.
Gala Benefiting the Dallas Hearing Foundation
November 5th, 2016
6:00 - 10:00 p.m. Formal attire.
The Empire Room in Dallas
1225 N. Riverfront Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75207
It is our sincere desire to help
Parents teach their children
to talk, with professional guidance
to work with appropriate hearing technology and support
with hearing loss hear with hearing aids and cochlear implants
Children receive an education using auditory‑verbal communication
Did you know?
Many people with mild to moderate hearing loss can hear well with the latest hearing aid technology.
Many whose hearing loss is severe or profound can hear with the cochlear implant.
Deaf Children Can Hear
Many children who are deaf can hear, speak and attend regular school after they have hearing aids or a cochlear implant and auditory-verbal therapy.
Productivity Can Happen
Many adults with hearing loss can lead more productive lives after receiving state of the art hearing technology.