Am I ready?

How does your child feel about wearing their hearing aid(s)/cochlear implant?


Does your child wear their hearing aid(s)/cochlear implant regularly?


If no, what are the barriers to full-time use?


If your child does not want to wear the hearing aid(s)/cochlear implant, can they explain why?


Does your child have friends to play with?


Can your child describe to others why they wear hearing aids/cochlear implant?


What does your child do if they cannot hear or communicate well?


Does your child participate in conversation at meal times at home?


What do you do as parent(s) to ensure that your child can hear well and take part in communication?


Discuss your answers with your child's hearing care professional to make sure they get the support they need.