From the DHF Blog

Reaching Out: How to Connect with Other Families of Children with Hearing Loss

What has been amazing about our son’s hearing loss journey is the way we have been included and accepted in a community of parents who are also striving to find out what works best for their child.

Social and group support plays a crucial role in a parent’s ability to cope with their child’s hearing loss diagnosis. Increased social support is shown to have a positive effect on stress in families of children with disabilities, specifically those of children who have hearing loss (Lederberg & Golbach, 2002).

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