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By Hearing First TeamOctober 10, 2018
The simple morning routine known as Take Five can set the stage for a lifetime of listening, reading and talking!
By Hearing First TeamMarch 13, 2018
When it comes to your child on the LSL journey, the first five minutes of the day can be the most crucial to helping them learn to listen and talk, setting them up for success towards their listening, talking and reading potential. Learn more about Take Five and how you can implement it in your daily routine.
By Hearing First TeamJanuary 17, 2017
In our previous blog post, guest bloggers Sherri Fickenscher, M.S., LSLS Cert. AVEd and Ashley Garber, M.S. CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT focused on the importance of approaching mentoring through a growth mindset and discussed the first cornerstone of a strong mentoring relationship, Create Connections. Today’s post continues our discussion with the remaining three cornerstones: Build Trust, Create Opportunities for Learning, and Engage in Healthy Feedback.
By Hearing First TeamJanuary 12, 2017
In honor of National Mentoring Month, guest bloggers Sherri Fickenscher, M.S., LSLS Cert. AVEd and Ashley Garber, M.S. CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT walk professionals through the steps of creating a mentoring mindset when coaching others.
By Hearing First TeamJune 23, 2016
Want your little one to master more words? Try one-on-one baby talk!
By Hearing First TeamJune 11, 2016
Creating your own flap book is an easy way to keep your little one engaged in early literacy.
By Hearing First TeamMay 3, 2016
(PKM Series: Part 3 of 4) Now that you know what Personal Knowledge Mastery is, learn how to use it to achieve your personal learning goals and professional development. See how Molly and her son, Ben, use Seek, Sense, Share to achieve their listening and spoken language goals.
By Hearing First TeamApril 28, 2016
When your baby’s hearing is tested, the results are presented in the form of a graph known as an audiogram.
By Hearing First TeamApril 5, 2016
Our brains are wired to experience pleasure when we laugh. With April Fools in our rearview mirror it’s the perfect time to talk about your child’s developing sense of humor.
By Hearing First TeamMarch 31, 2016
Disruption is a proven technique for creating engagement with your child. We've provided some useful tips to create engagement through changing what's expected.