I thought I'd give an update on Harper's "ears" and ask y'all for advice.
I want this to be a positive experience for her so I'm trying not to make a big deal out of it. I'm not going to discipline for not wearing them or wear both of us out trying. I'm just going to ease in........I think it will come together at some point.
What she DOES love is movies. She has gotten real into "Beauty and the Beast" and "Tangled" so I decided to make a rule that she could only watch her movies if she was wearing her special ears. So far - that is helping. We only go about 30 minutes at a time maybe once or twice a day - but we are making progress. Before she would just lay on the ground holding her ears and throwing fits if I even mentioned the hearing aids.
She is so funny - she knows just how to work us ...........lately when she gets in trouble and she's right in the middle of us talking to her - she will say "Special ears?" ha! She knows that might make us change our minds. She is such a character.
We also have been so tickled because I have been trying to work with her on sounds she doesn't hear so well. So I've been sounding out letters........like I'll say "F.F.F...fork". And all the sudden she will say things like "Ka. Ka.Ka.......Water Table". Like she is sounding the consonant out but doesn't quite get the concept.
1. What worked for you?
2. How long did it take before they were wearing them full time?