Learn more about Listening and Spoken Language (LSL) through tips, advice, articles, and more on the Hearing First blog.
By Hearing First TeamMay 1, 2018
Hear why it’s important to know the status of your baby’s hearing and find helpful resources right here on our site!
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 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 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 TeamMay 31, 2016
As Better Hearing & Speech Month winds down, learn more about the importance of knowing your baby’s hearing status.
By Hearing First TeamMay 16, 2016
Reading aloud everyday helps children with hearing loss build literacy skills. Here are five “spring” books with specific concepts, skills, and activities for incorporating Listening and Spoken Language strategies into your reading time.
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.
By Hearing First TeamMarch 15, 2016
School-aged children are often what we envision when we think about learning and literacy. In reality, the road to reading begins much earlier.