Learn more about Listening and Spoken Language (LSL) through tips, advice, articles, and more on the Hearing First blog.
By Hearing First TeamJanuary 29, 2018
Setting significant personal and professional goals enable us to continue growing as LSL practitioners. Read the 18 goal suggestions we’re encouraging for LSL professionals to implement for professional and personal growth in 2018!
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 TeamMarch 27, 2017
Middle ear fluid (otitis media with effusion) is a common condition in childhood, often causing a temporary conductive hearing loss. When middle ear fluid persists, treatment may be recommended. Dr. Stan Baker, an ENT specializing in otology and neurotology, recently worked with Hearing First to answer some of the common questions about middle ear fluid and how it affects your child with pre-existing hearing loss. Read along for helpful takeaways and insights straight from the doctor himself!
By Hearing First TeamMarch 22, 2017
We're continuing our conversation about middle ear fluid with an audiologist’s point of view! Read on to learn about the ins and outs of middle ear fluid and how your child's audiologist can help you tackle middle ear issues.
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 TeamNovember 30, 2016
Professionals in speech-language pathology, audiology and education of the deaf met at the ASHA Convention to learn new ideas and trends, find out the latest research and learn new and better ways to help children who are deaf or hard of hearing.
By Hearing First TeamOctober 24, 2016
Join our online Professional Community to connect with peers and advance your Listening and Spoken Language practice.
By Hearing First TeamJune 30, 2016
Have you ever wondered what kinds of questions other LSL professionals are asking? We were wondering too! The results are in, find out what professionals want to talk about.
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.