Could Canada do more for babies like Beckett?
Unlike the United States, Canada does not have a national infant hearing mandate. Born in Saskatchewan, where there is no provincially mandated or delivered early hearing detection and intervention program, Beckett, who is two years old now and mostly nonverbal, was just diagnosed with severe hearing loss. He has lived for two years unable to hear his mother sing him to sleep, or his father chuckle at his adventures.
Read more about Beckett’s story here.