Learn more about Listening and Spoken Language (LSL) through tips, advice, articles, and more on the Hearing First blog.
By Hearing First TeamSeptember 27, 2019
Did you know it’s important for you and your family to talk about everything you do with your newborn? Learn why it’s important for babies with hearing loss to hear words over and over and watch an everyday example of this strategy to help you and your family build it into your daily routine.
By Hearing First TeamSeptember 4, 2019
There’s something you can do today and every day to help your baby on their road to reading. Read our blog to learn the one thing that will help you teach your child with hearing loss to read and be on the road to grade-level reading by the third grade!
By Hearing First TeamJune 27, 2019
It may seem like common sense to read that it’s easier for your child to listen and learn in a quieter environment, but did you know there are changes you can make in your home to minimize noise and make listening easier? Get our tips for creating an LSL-friendly home so your child can learn in an optimal listening environment.
By Hearing First TeamMay 30, 2019
Is it possible to grow your baby’s brain by singing to them? Absolutely! Learn why singing is such an important activity for helping your child with hearing loss learn to listen and talk and get some easy tips to get you started.
By Hearing First TeamMay 16, 2019
This week, we’re celebrating Better Hearing & Speech Month by highlighting Hearing First resources for parents of toddlers with hearing loss! Keep reading to find handouts, videos, and blogs that will help you as you work with your early interventionist to teach your child with hearing loss to learn to listen and talk with Listening and Spoken Language (LSL).
By Hearing First TeamMay 10, 2019
We’re celebrating Better Hearing & Speech Month by highlighting Hearing First resources for parents of infants with hearing loss! Read our blog to find handouts, videos, and blogs that will help you power the listening, talking, and literacy potential for your baby with hearing loss this month and beyond!
By Hearing First TeamApril 24, 2019
As a parent, you’ve probably heard about the importance of reading books, teaching manners, and singing songs. However, you might not have been told that one of the best ways to build your child’s brain is by talking to them. Learn about the importance of helping your child hear 40 million words by age four, and some of our simple, everyday tips to reach this goal!
By Hearing First TeamApril 16, 2019
New family stories are now being featured at LSLLife.com! Keep reading to learn about these three featured families and how you can be inspired by their stories in our newest blog.
By Hearing First TeamApril 4, 2019
What does life look like for adults who started the Listening and Spoken Language (LSL) journey as babies? How do they feel about the choice their families made for them? Learn about some of the answers to these questions and learn about some of the latest inspiring LSL research in the recap of our recent Facebook Ask Me Anything (AMA) interview with LSL researchers Dr. Stacey R Lim, Dr. Don Goldberg, and Dr. Carol Flexer.
By Hearing First TeamFebruary 19, 2019
Listen up! We’ve launched a podcast. We’re excited to share the first season of Powering Potential from Hearing First. Over six episodes, we’ll get to know the stories of four families who are teaching their children with hearing loss to listen and speak. Hear them get real about the fears, struggles, triumphs, and joys they’ve experienced along the way.