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Talking is a Key to Connection

By Hearing First TeamMay 24, 2017

Celebrate LSL, News & Events | Children With Hearing Loss, Hearing Status, listening and spoken language, Celebrate LSL

This week, we’re focused on guiding your child to use language to communicate their wants and needs. Read on to learn why talking is a key to connection!

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Listening is a Key to Connection

By Hearing First TeamMay 16, 2017

Celebrate LSL | Celebrate LSL, Hearing Status, listening and spoken language, LSL plan

When your child learns to listen, they aren’t just hearing, but making sense of what they hear, associating words and meaning, and finding out about the world around them… all through listening. This week, we’re focused on how your child’s listening can lead to learning goals. Read on to learn more!

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Sharing is a Key to Connection

By Hearing First TeamMay 10, 2017

Celebrate LSL, News & Events | Celebrate LSL, Children With Hearing Loss, Hearing Status, listening and spoken language

As we continue our celebration of Better Hearing and Speech Month, we’re focused on how you interact with your child and how that helps develop their spoken language. It’s vital to share quality interactions with your child from day one. Read to learn more!

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Hearing is a Key to Connection

By Hearing First TeamMay 3, 2017

"Hearing First", Celebrate LSL, News & Events | Celebrate LSL, Children With Hearing Loss, Hearing Status

This month we’re celebrating Better Hearing and Speech Month, part of a larger movement across the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. This year’s theme is “Communication: The Key to Connection,” so we are highlighting the many ways you can help a child who is deaf or hard of hearing to succeed through communication.

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What LSL Professionals Want to Talk About

By Hearing First TeamJune 30, 2016

Connected Learning, "Hearing First", News & Events | Children With Hearing Loss, community of practice, Hearing Status, hearing testing, listening and spoken language, professional learning community

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.


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Better Hearing and Speech Month

By Hearing First TeamMay 1, 2016

Celebrate LSL, "Hearing First", News & Events | Children With Hearing Loss, Hearing Status, listening and spoken language

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month (BHSM) and those of us at Hearing First are super excited since we celebrate children who are deaf or hard of hearing learning to listen and talk every day.

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Audiology Fruit and the String Bean

By Hearing First TeamApril 28, 2016

"Hearing First", LSL Intervention Practice | LSL techniques, Children With Hearing Loss, community of practice, Hearing Status, hearing technology, professional advice, professional home, professional perspective, Celebrate LSL

When your baby’s hearing is tested, the results are presented in the form of a graph known as an audiogram. 

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