Its been almost a year since we last published a post on 2 Bottles of Milk, so where have we been?
Last Christmas I was so ill that I spent most of Christmas Day in bed asleep and it got me thinking about how hectic our lives were and how we needed to relax and let something rest for a while and that was unfortunately the blog! With everything that Leo had gone through and a new baby, as well as life in general it was the easiest thing to let go and allow more time for all the other stuff that was going on at that point.
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Over the last few months we have written regularly about Leo’s Hearing Loss and his Assessment Process for Cochlear Implants at London’s St Thomas Hospital.
To say that this journey has been emotional is an understatement and it has also been stressful for Leo. It is a journey that has taken longer then we expected, however since we last wrote we have had some huge developments and his journey has moved forward significantly which has been a good yet stressful and emotional time.
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I found these posters on the Action On Deafness website.
They perfectly describe how not to talk when having a conversation with a person with a hearing loss.
For more information on the work Action on Deafness do click here
One of the things we have to do for Leo to make sure his speech develops as it should is sing songs with sounds in too him. Songs like The Wheels on the Bus and Old McDonald had a Farm. Here is Leo’s response to Keighley singing part of Old McDonald.
Our second child Leonard was born with a hearing loss that requires he wear hearing aids whenever possible. After numerous tests he was finally given them at six weeks old. Here is his response to them being switched on for the first time.