Learn more about Listening and Spoken Language (LSL) through tips, advice, articles, and more on the Hearing First blog.
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 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 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 TeamOctober 5, 2017
Hearing First is turning two this month, and we’re feeling the same growth and developmental milestones that most two-year-olds experience in this character-defining time. Read along to learn about the often forgotten positives of the “Terrific Twos” and how our organization can relate to these characteristics!
By Hearing First TeamMay 22, 2017
It may not seem like implementing LSL strategies is all fun and games, but you can include your fair share of entertaining activities into your daily routine to help your child with hearing loss learn to listen and talk. Read along and download our printable age-appropriate LSL scavenger hunt clues you can use to create an engaging game that helps your little learner listen, read, speak and seek!
By Hearing First TeamSeptember 14, 2016
In the second post of our Travel Talk blog series, we talk about ways to encourage your child to keep their hearing technology on while traveling.
By Hearing First TeamAugust 30, 2016
Time spent traveling provides the perfect opportunity to expand your child’s vocabulary.
By Hearing First TeamJuly 19, 2016
The first in a series about the LSL journey and transitioning your child who is deaf or hard of hearing from early intervention to early education.
By Hearing First TeamJune 23, 2016
Want your little one to master more words? Try one-on-one baby talk!
By Hearing First TeamJune 22, 2016
Bonding over bedtime stories for little language learners