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Enhance your knowledge and expand your network for free with courses focused on contemporary practice in pediatric audiology and LSL.

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Take Your Knowledge to the Next Level

Learn about recent and relevant best practices in Listening and Spoken Language (LSL) and pediatric audiology. Get evidence-based strategies you can implement right away and be a part of a community of like-minded learners to lean on.

Types of Learning

Find the courses that align with your learning goals! Use filters in the course catalog to find the course, CE organization, facilitator, or date that aligns with your needs. Courses focus on different topics, including:

Pediatric Audiology

Learn the evidence-based clinical knowledge necessary to provide best-practice pediatric hearing healthcare and to stay on the forefront of innovation and research.

Listening & Spoken Language

From fundamentals to advanced principles, discover the intervention strategies and techniques to help children with hearing loss learn to listen, talk, read, and thrive.

Counseling & Collaboration

Explore the collaboration and counseling best practices required to support families of children with hearing loss in application to AuD and LSL interventions.

Video Observation

Watch intervention in action to learn why specific goals, strategies, and activities are used. This can be used for the structured video observations required for becoming LSLSTM certified.

New Learning in 2024

You can expect our most popular LSL and pediatric audiology courses along with several brand new courses focused on pediatric audiology, collaborative care, and language and literacy development. Here’s a sneak peek at just some of the courses being offered in 2024:

  • Genetics and Childhood Hearing Loss
  • Autism and Hearing Loss
  • Imaging of the Auditory System
  • Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder
  • Theory of Mind
  • What's New in Pediatric Audiology Research: LOCHI, OCHL, CDaCI, and Melbourne CI Research
  • Best of Pediatric Audiology Literature - 2023
  • Auditory Skill Development
  • Assessment in LSL Intervention
  • Music and Singing in LSL Intervention
  • Literacy Development in LSL Intervention
  • Motivational Interviewing
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Your Facilitators

You’ll get direct access to some top thought leaders in their field. Facilitators are selected based on their research, experience, and expertise. Upcoming facilitators include:

  • Amy McConkey RobbinsMS, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT
  • Andrea Warner-CzyzPhD
  • Angela BoninoPhD
  • Anthony AllemanMD, MPH
  • Emily LundPhD, CCC-SLP
  • Hela AzaiezPhD
  • Jay HallPhD
  • Kathryn Wilson LinderMA, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT
  • Kevin BoothPhD
  • Landon LaceyMS, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT
  • René GiffordPhD, CCC-A
  • Ryan McCreeryPhD
  • Sara NeumannAuD, CCC-A
  • Steven WellsPhD, LCSW
  • Tamara ElderCCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT

What’s It Like to Learn with Hearing First?

Hearing First offers free learning experiences designed to boost knowledge and enhance skills of professionals who work with children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Empowering the adults in a child’s life is a key part of our mission to improve outcomes for children with hearing loss.

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Hear What Learners Have to Say

Hearing First learning experiences offer an unbelievable opportunity to level up your knowledge, learning from the best in our field, whether you’re beginning or advanced, to engage with others to problem solve in our professional community, and return again and again for resources that are always available! And all of this is FREE! Hearing First is amazing!
Mary M., LSLS Cert. AVT
I absolutely love the information provided by Hearing First Courses. It is practical and yet research based information. After 32 years in audiology, I still have a lot to learn! These courses make learning exciting.
Kim N., MA, MEd, CCC-A
I’ve been learning with Hearing First for over 5 years! Not only are courses and resources relevant and expertly shared, parent resources are some of the most valuable I’ve come across, easily accessible for me and most of the families I work with — and also recommend your materials and courses to teachers and staff at schools!