Lydia Denworth

Lydia Denworth appears in the following:

Deaf Brains Are Different Than Hearing Brains

Friday, September 26, 2014

In her new book, I Can Hear You Whisper, journalist Lydia Denworth writes about choosing to get a cochlear implant for her deaf son.


Jill Sobule Plays In Studio; The Science And Sound Of Language

Friday, September 26, 2014

Jill Sobule makes a record out of an old charm bracelet, and plays some of it live; Lydia Denworth explores how sound shapes our world as infants. 

Jill Sobule Plays Live; The Science And Sound Of Language

Monday, June 02, 2014

Singer-songwriter Jill Sobule enlisted famous authors to write lyrics about a second-hand charm bracelet she received as a gift. Jonathan Lethem, Sam Lipsyte, James Marcus, David Hajdu, Mary Jo Salter, and others obliged. Sobule plays a few of the songs live, and Marcus and Hajdu join in for a conversation about the project.

When Lydia Denworth discovered that her two-year-old son had already experienced extreme hearing loss, she began to wonder how sound shapes our earliest perceptions of the world. She talks about her search for answers, and her book I Can Hear You Whisper: An Intimate Journey through the Science of Sound and Language.


A Journey through the Science of Sound and Language

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

When journalist Lydia Denworth's third son, Alex, was nearly two, he was diagnosed with significant hearing loss that was likely getting worse, a discovery that left her reeling. Her book I Can Hear You Whisper: An Intimate Journey through the Science of Sound and Language is an investigation into the science of hearing, child language acquisition, neuroplasticity, brain development, and Deaf culture, as a mother strives to find answers for her deaf son.

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Toxic Lead

Wednesday, April 08, 2009

In the 1970’s lead was everywhere, from gasoline and paint to toothpaste tubes and toys. In her book Toxic Truth Lydia Denworth tells the story of two men- Clair Patterson and Herbert Neddleman- who fought a bitter, three decade long struggle to protect children from lead exposure.

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