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18 Goals for LSL Professionals in 2018

By Hearing First TeamJanuary 29, 2018

LSL Intervention Practice, Connected Learning | community of practice, professional perspective, professional learning community, professional advice, share LSL

Setting significant personal and professional goals enable us to continue growing as LSL practitioners. Read the 18 goal suggestions we’re encouraging for LSL professionals to implement for professional and personal growth in 2018!

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What’s a Hearing First Learning Experience?

By Hearing First TeamAugust 31, 2017

Connected Learning, News & Events | connected learning, professional learning community, connected learner, learning community, parent support, Celebrate LSL

Coming up later this year, Hearing First will launch an array of interactive online learning experiences where members of the Hearing First Communities can engage to advance their knowledge, increase their understanding and connect with fellow learners along the way. Learn more below!

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How to Find Fellow Friends on the LSL Journey

By Hearing First TeamAugust 23, 2017

Connected Learning | LSL journey, LSL story, parent support, parent advice, Celebrate LSL

Embarking on the LSL journey with your child who is deaf or hard of hearing can be challenging at times. Learn how to build your community of support and specifically, find friends who are also on the LSL journey!

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Team Takeaways: Highlights from the AG Bell Symposium

By Hearing First TeamJuly 26, 2017

Connected Learning, News & Events | professional perspective, professional learning network, professional learning community, community of practice, Celebrate LSL

It’s been almost a month since we returned from the 2017 AG Bell Symposium in Washington DC and we’re still inspired by all the knowledge-sharing and connected learning that took place with other LSL professionals from around the world. Read some of the takeaways and highlights from the Hearing First team members who attended the event!

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Hop to it! Living the LSL Family Journey

By Hearing First TeamApril 13, 2017

Connected Learning | LSL journey, LSL story, parent advice, parent support, Celebrate LSL

We all know the Listening and Spoken Language (LSL) journey is not a simple, straight path to an expected outcome. Each family’s LSL journey is an ongoing process that has its ups and downs along the way and no two paths are ever the same! With the help of a community, you can find joy in the journey and hop to the next stage of progress, no matter where you are on the roadmap to an LSL outcome. Join us this week as we celebrate all stages of the family journey and read along to learn how you can connect with other LSL families to support each other each step, or hop, of the way.

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Hearing First Powers Families

By Hearing First TeamApril 7, 2017

Connected Learning | LSL journey, LSL story, parent support, parent advice

We’re launching and you’re invited! Hearing First is excited to announce the opening of our online Listening and Spoken Language (LSL) Family Support Community. Read below to learn more about the community and how you can join today!

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10 Minute Challenge for LSL Professionals

By Hearing First TeamJanuary 4, 2017

Connected Learning | professional learning community, professional advice, professional home, professional learning network, LSL plan

Even a little bit of daily progress adds up. As LSL professionals, that’s the motto that we’re holding firm to as we kick off the new year with new goals, milestones and opportunities to enhance our LSL practice. Learn how we’re using technology to grow and gain knowledge in just 10 minutes each day. 

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Is Your Early Interventionist Learning Out Loud?

By Hearing First TeamNovember 30, 2016

Connected Learning | community of practice, professional learning community

Professionals in speech-language pathology, audiology and education of the deaf met at the ASHA Convention to learn new ideas and trends, find out the latest research and learn new and better ways to help children who are deaf or hard of hearing.

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Hearing First Powers Community

By Hearing First TeamOctober 24, 2016

Connected Learning | collaboration, community of practice, connected learning, professional learning community

Join our online Professional Community to connect with peers and advance your Listening and Spoken Language practice.

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Six Tips for Responding in Online Discussions

By Hearing First TeamOctober 12, 2016

Connected Learning | connected learning, professional learning community, learning community

Discussion threads are a key activity to engage with others online. Starting and responding to discussions online may be new at first, but it’s a lot like having a face to face conversation. Here are six tips to help make online discussions more familiar.

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