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By Hearing First TeamAugust 31, 2017
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!
By Hearing First TeamAugust 17, 2017
Hearing First recently published a white paper breaking down the vast amount of research informing the practices for teaching a child who is deaf or hard of hearing to develop literacy through Listening and Spoken Language (LSL). Hear from Hearing First CEO Teresa Caraway and white paper author Carol Flexer as they discuss why the document was commissioned and what it means for the LSL community. You can also download the document to read the research summary for yourself!
By Hearing First TeamJuly 26, 2017
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!
By Hearing First TeamJune 22, 2017
Bucket lists are great tools for making and following intentional plans. They inspire us, motivate us and keep us on track. Take a look at our Hearing First bucket list and hear what we have coming up this summer!
By Hearing First TeamMay 24, 2017
This week, we’re focused on guiding your child to use language to communicate their wants and needs. Read on to learn why talking is a key to connection!
By Hearing First TeamMay 16, 2017
When your child learns to listen, they aren’t just hearing, but making sense of what they hear, associating words and meaning, and finding out about the world around them… all through listening. This week, we’re focused on how your child’s listening can lead to learning goals. Read on to learn more!
By Hearing First TeamMay 10, 2017
As we continue our celebration of Better Hearing and Speech Month, we’re focused on how you interact with your child and how that helps develop their spoken language. It’s vital to share quality interactions with your child from day one. Read to learn more!
By Hearing First TeamMay 3, 2017
This month we’re celebrating Better Hearing and Speech Month, part of a larger movement across the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. This year’s theme is “Communication: The Key to Connection,” so we are highlighting the many ways you can help a child who is deaf or hard of hearing to succeed through communication.
By Hearing First TeamJuly 19, 2016
The first in a series about the LSL journey and transitioning your child who is deaf or hard of hearing from early intervention to early education.
By Hearing First TeamJuly 13, 2016
We’re back after 4 days of learning at the AG Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Convention.