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Better Hearing and Speech Month- Learn More About Knowing Your Baby’s Hearing Status

By Hearing First TeamMay 1, 2018

LSL Day by Day | listening and spoken language, Literacy Skills, Reading Aloud, Road to Literacy, Reading Handouts

Hear why it’s important to know the status of your baby’s hearing and find helpful resources right here on our site!

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Make Reading Fun with LSL Read Aloud Roundup

By Hearing First TeamMarch 22, 2018

LSL Day by Day | Reading Aloud, Reading Handouts, Road to Literacy, Children's Books, Celebrate LSL

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!

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How to Incorporate LSL Strategies with Dr. Seuss’ Books

By Hearing First TeamMarch 7, 2017

LSL Day by Day | Reading Aloud, Reading Handouts, Road to Literacy, Children's Books

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.

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LSL By The Season: Humor

By Hearing First TeamOctober 20, 2016

LSL Day by Day | LSL by the season, Reading Aloud, Reading Handouts, Children's Books

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.

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LSL by the Season: Fall Reading for Early Literacy

By Hearing First TeamSeptember 22, 2016

LSL Day by Day | LSL by the season, Reading Handouts, Road to Literacy, Children's Books

Reading aloud every day helps children with hearing loss build literacy skills. Our “fall” books will help you develop specific concepts, skills and activities for incorporating Listening and Spoken Language strategies into your reading time.

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LSL By The Season: School Days

By Hearing First TeamAugust 23, 2016

LSL Day by Day | LSL by the season, Reading Aloud, Reading Handouts, Children's Books

School is starting and we’ve put together a list of books to help your child prepare for the upcoming year.

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Better Hearing and Speech Month Recap

By Hearing First TeamMay 31, 2016

LSL Day by Day, "Hearing First" | listening and spoken language, Literacy Skills, Reading Aloud, Road to Literacy, Reading Handouts, Celebrate LSL

As Better Hearing & Speech Month winds down, learn more about the importance of knowing your baby’s hearing status.

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LSL by the Season: Spring Reading for Early Literacy

By Hearing First TeamMay 16, 2016

LSL Day by Day, "Hearing First" | listening and spoken language, Literacy Skills, Reading Aloud, Road to Literacy, Reading Handouts, Celebrate LSL

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.

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Reluctant Reader

By Hearing First TeamMarch 22, 2016

"Hearing First", LSL Day by Day | LSL plan, LSL strategies, LSL techniques, Children's Books, Children With Hearing Loss, daily routines, early brain development, parent advice, Reading Aloud, Reading Handouts, Road to Literacy

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.

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LSL by the Season: Winter Reading for Early Literacy

By Hearing First TeamFebruary 2, 2016

LSL Day by Day | listening and spoken language, Reading Aloud, Road to Literacy, Reading Handouts

Reading aloud everyday helps children with hearing loss build literacy skills. Here are five “winter” books with specific concepts, skills, and activities for incorporating Listening and Spoken Language strategies into your reading time.

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