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Tips to Teach Your Child Manners

By Hearing First TeamJuly 27, 2018

Celebrate LSL | LSL by the season

When it comes to teaching your child manners, the process is easier said than done. Hear from a Mom of two boys with hearing loss who’s been in the trenches of the LSL journey, and came out with tips to help you teach your conversationalist manners and social-confidence.

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Turning Holiday Moments into Learning Experiences

By Hearing First TeamDecember 19, 2017

LSL Day by Day | LSL strategies, LSL by the season, LSL outcomes, Celebrate LSL

Cheer ye, hear ye! During this holiday season make the most out of your child’s listening, learning and language potential through the discussions you have before, during and after your favorite activities. Learn more below.

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Fall into LSL Learning

By Hearing First TeamOctober 19, 2017

LSL Day by Day | LSL strategies, LSL by the season, LSL outcomes, Celebrate LSL

As a parent, you have all the language you need to help your child with hearing loss gain listening, talking and literacy skills to reach the 40 million word goal. Here are some strategic, fall-themed tips for sharing conversation and making the most out of language in your day-to-day LSL adventures.

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2016 Winter Songs for Language and Literacy

By Hearing First TeamDecember 7, 2016

LSL Day by Day | LSL by the season, LSL strategies, parent advice, Celebrate LSL

Winter brings many great seasonal songs that can be turned into new opportunities to practice singing and promote early learning, language, literacy, and brain development. Learn how to apply LSL strategies to seasonal songs.

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LSL By The Season: Humor

By Hearing First TeamOctober 20, 2016

LSL Day by Day | LSL by the season, Reading Aloud, Reading Handouts, Children's Books

Reading aloud every day helps children with hearing loss build literacy skills. Here are five “humor” books with specific concepts, skills and activities for incorporating Listening and Spoken Language strategies into your reading time.

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LSL by the Season: Fall Reading for Early Literacy

By Hearing First TeamSeptember 22, 2016

LSL Day by Day | LSL by the season, Reading Handouts, Road to Literacy, Children's Books

Reading aloud every day helps children with hearing loss build literacy skills. Our “fall” books will help you develop specific concepts, skills and activities for incorporating Listening and Spoken Language strategies into your reading time.

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LSL By The Season: School Days

By Hearing First TeamAugust 23, 2016

LSL Day by Day | LSL by the season, Reading Aloud, Reading Handouts, Children's Books

School is starting and we’ve put together a list of books to help your child prepare for the upcoming year.

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Summer Reading For Early Literacy

July 7, 2016

LSL Day by Day | LSL by the season

Reading aloud everyday helps children with hearing loss build literacy skills. Here are five “summer” books with specific concepts, skills and activities for incorporating Listening and Spoken Language strategies into your reading time.

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Winter Songs for Language and Literacy

By Hearing First TeamDecember 16, 2015

LSL Day by Day | LSL by the season, LSL strategies, listening and spoken language, parent advice, LSL outcomes

Winter brings many great seasonal songs that can be turned into new opportunities to practice singing and promote early learning, language, literacy, and brain development. Learn how to apply LSL strategies to popular seasonal songs.

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LSL Tips Make for a Magical Holiday Season, Part 2

By Hearing First TeamDecember 9, 2015

LSL Day by Day | listening and spoken language, Children With Hearing Loss, LSL strategies, LSL techniques, holidays, parent advice, LSL by the season, LSL outcomes

Find yourself stuck in a moment of seasonal stress? Learn tips you can use to ease the overwhelming aspects of holiday events as they happen. Our post will share proven tips for improving your child’s experience this holiday season.

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