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Hearing Loss, Cochlear Implants, Children, Teens

We are the only magazine for kids and teens with

hearing loss, published by Sophie's Tales LLC,

a children's publishing company specializing in publications for children with hearing loss. Our products engage, connect, and inspire young people through relatable content, role models, and strategies focused on listening, language, and self-advocacy skills. 


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Hearing Loss, Cochlear Implants, Children

Follow Sophie's journey as she discovers she has hearing loss, meets her ear doctor, tries hearing aids, and learns to listen. Sophie the plush dog with bilateral cochlear implants is perfect for soft cuddles while reading!


Recommended for reading with a parent or teacher ages 3-6 or independently ages 7-10. Makes a great classroom tool to teach hearing loss and cochlear implant awareness, inclusion, and self-advocacy skills. A sample activity sheet and removable vocabulary cards make it a teacher's favorite find!

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Hearing Loss, Cochlear Implants

Jodi Michelle Cutler, founder of the Italian Facebook group, "Affrontiamo la Sordità Insieme: Cochlear Implant Forum" wrote The Land of Between: From Birth to Cochlear Implant Surgery to share the experiences she lived with her son Jordan. Jordan was born in Baltimore and diagnosed 12 months later in Tuscany with profound bilateral sensorineural hearing loss. Jodi shares past and present moments lived with her children Jordan and Sofia in a reality suspended between Italy and the United States. The story takes the reader from the first paralyzing moment of the diagnosis of profound hearing loss to their decision to opt for a Cochlear Implant.

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Hearing Loss, Cochlear Implants

Sophie, the dog with the cochlear implant, meets Champ, a Labradoodle with glasses, at the agility course. Who will be the day's big winner? Children will enjoy reading this endearing story of overcoming adversity again and again, especially with Sophie the plush dog with bilateral cochlear implants by their side for soft cuddles while reading!


Overcoming Obstacles is a wonderful addition to classrooms and home libraries. It is recommended for reading at ages 4-7 with a parent or teacher or independently ages 8-10. A great tool for the classroom, including disability, diversity, and inclusion awareness days. Every child, with or without hearing loss, can relate to Sophie and Champ's story!

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