Learn more about Listening and Spoken Language (LSL) through tips, advice, articles, and more on the Hearing First blog.
By Hearing First TeamMarch 22, 2018
Hear why it’s important to read aloud with your baby every day, and get our handout to help make your daily reading routine fun and effective!
By Hearing First TeamMarch 7, 2017
Oh the places you’ll go when it’s LSL strategies you know! We’re celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday and Read Across America this month by highlighting the importance of reading with your baby. From the womb to the crib to the classroom, reading aloud is one of the foundational tools for success for a child with hearing loss. Here are five Dr. Seuss books with specific tips and activities for incorporating LSL strategies into your reading time and routines.
By Hearing First TeamJanuary 24, 2017
Teaching your child who is deaf or hard of hearing to read can be a fun time of learning and exploration. By using tools such as predictable books that incorporate repeatable lines, you can implement important listening and spoken language (LSL) strategies while your child starts the process of learning to read.
By Hearing First TeamOctober 20, 2016
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.
By Hearing First TeamSeptember 22, 2016
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.
By Hearing First TeamAugust 23, 2016
School is starting and we’ve put together a list of books to help your child prepare for the upcoming year.
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 TeamMarch 22, 2016
Reading to your child is crucial for early brain development and literacy. However, it can be a struggle to get your child interested in being read to. Here are some tips on how you can have successful reading sessions with your little one.