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By Hearing First TeamJanuary 13, 2016
As you set your intentions for the year ahead, think about the LSL habits you use each day. It’s a great time to freshen up your routine with new tactics and strategies to build your child’s language — or to recommit to old LSL habits that have worked in the past.
By Hearing First TeamJanuary 7, 2016
When our lives are so full of go-go-go, sometimes we need a little boost to keep the energy flowing. The beginning of this new year is a great time to #RechargeYourLSLJourney. Learn three ways to recharge and keep living LSL.
By Hearing First TeamJanuary 5, 2016
The new year is a great time to recommit to professional learning. We’ve compiled a list of 10 ways you can reassess your professional development and make plans to move forward!
By Hearing First TeamDecember 28, 2015
Before you jump into resolutions for the new year, spare a moment to take stock of the many ways your family saw breakthroughs this year on the Listening and Spoken Language (LSL) journey. Remember to celebrate all of the gains your child has made in the past year.
By Hearing First TeamNovember 11, 2015
Today’s digital tools provide significant connected learning and growth opportunities for LSL professionals and families. Learn how to embrace 21st century learning technology to improve LSL outcomes for children who are deaf or hard of hearing.
By Hearing First TeamNovember 10, 2015
Meet the LSL professionals! Learn all the about the specialists that parents of a child with hearing loss may need on their LSL team to support them in achieving their listening and spoken language goals. Remember, better results happen when families and professionals partner together!
By Hearing First TeamNovember 2, 2015
Online communities and learning networks can provide ideas and answers, reduce isolation, and give “just in time” access to knowledge and opportunities for collaboration. Learn why the Hearing First team chose digital tools to equip parents and professionals — and see what Connected Learning can offer the LSL community.
By Hearing First TeamOctober 22, 2015
Learn why the LSL journey is more like a wheel than a straight path. Then see how it can be a helpful roadmap of what it will take to help a child with hearing loss reach the best outcomes.
By Hearing First TeamOctober 20, 2015
There are great parallels to be drawn between partner dancing and the parent-professional partnership that helps children who are deaf or hard of hearing reach their full potential.
By Hearing First TeamOctober 15, 2015
Advances in hearing technology and early intervention have redefined what’s possible for children who are deaf and hard of hearing. As parents envision the future they want for their baby and choose the approach most likely to get them there — they need access to complete information about the options and outcomes. Learn how informed choice helps families make the best choice for their child.