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Walk for Talk: Hear-O 5k

January 1, 1970, 12 a.m. – 12 a.m., Roseville

By participating or pledging a walker in the Walk for Talk you will help give a child a voice.  The goal of the event is to raise funds to enable all students to reach their full potential regardless of their family's income level.  With your help, we can ensure that each and every student is provided with the best opportunity to achieve lifelong success.

NICU Patient Hearing at Risk

A new study from Children's Minnesota found that ventilators emit noise that travels not only through the air, but also through bone conduction, which may contribute to hearing loss for babies in the NICU.

Children’s Pedcast: Understanding cochlear implants

Dr. Abby Meyer, Lisa Zagar, AuD; and Mignon Miller, SLP, of the audiology program at Children's Minnesota join the show to discuss cochlear implants.

cochlear implant Julia Fargo

Julia’s journey: A cochlear implant story

Julia Fargo speaks and uses American Sign Language after receiving cochlear implants. Her mother, Nikki, shares the story of her daughter's journey through our hearing loss program.

Elijah cochlear implants

Cochlear implants give Elijah new life

Elijah was born deaf, but technology gives him the power to hear the world around him.

Children’s Minnesota Researcher Identifies a Cause of Hearing Loss for Babies in the NICU

Children's Minnesota researcher Dr. James Sidman discovered ventilators are a potential cause of hearing loss for premature babies in the NICU.

Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) & Facial Plastic Surgery Research

Hearing Loss


An audiogram is a chart used to plot out hearing sensitivity and visually display the results of an audiogram hearing test. The quietest sounds a person can hear—thresholds—are measured across a broad range of pitches.

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