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Family, technology help Slayton girl adjust after hearing loss

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SLAYTON -- Like many of the other 6-year-olds in her class, Emma Siedschlag loves swimming, riding horses, coloring, playing with Barbie dolls, wrestling with her dad, dressing up and listening to her parents read to her.


Unlike her classmates, however, Emma can only listen with her right ear. She hasn't been able to hear out of her left ear since before she turned 2.

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