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Enhance Your Knowledge and Expand Your Network

Hearing First learning experiences are informative and engaging - you’ll learn so much about contemporary practice in Listening and Spoken Language (LSL) and pediatric audiology. Get evidence-based strategies you can implement right away and be part of a community of like-minded learners to lean on.

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Extend Your Learning

Discover a virtual community where you can ask questions and find support.

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Connect with Experts

Get inspired by facilitators who are leaders in the field and their area of study.

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Earn CEUs

Hearing First is an approved CE provider for ASHA, AAA, and AG Bell.

Course Catalog

Access the course catalog to discover upcoming learning experiences and sign up for courses.

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Impactful Learning

Hearing First learning experiences are 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.

Expand Your Knowledge

Courses leverage best practices in adult learning, translating evidence-based research and strategies that you can immediately integrate into your practice.

Explore a Variety of Topics

From beginner to advanced level, learning experiences cover a wide range of topics focused on LSL and pediatric audiology.

Find Your Community

Access a virtual space dedicated to learning, support, and connection so you can advance your practice as you empower families to reach positive outcomes.

Seek, Sense, Share

Based on the learning model created by Harold Jarche, courses allow learners to put each new bit of information to use right away.


Learn new things to stay up-to-date. This stage is information gathering and discovery.


Take what you learn and put it into your practice. This stage is reflection and application.


Exchange ideas and discuss with others. This stage is about collaboration and community.

Hearing First provides such amazing, relevant, and informative content for free. It removes barriers to accessing important information that will help us better work with children and families.

Soren M.

Good news! Learning with Hearing First is completely free.

You can stay up-to-date in your practice and earn continuing education credits!

Participate in various types of learning experiences to increase your knowledge and skills and improve practice.

Join us, and together we will power children's potential to be whatever they and their families dream they will be.

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In the last five years:
26k+ Registrations
115+ Courses
40+ Facilitators
500+ Learning Hours
7K+ Community Members
99% Satisfaction Rate

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. Facilitators of 2023 learning include:

  • Andrea WarnerCzyz, PhD
  • Angela BoninoPhD
  • Anne Marie TharpePhD
  • Ashleigh Kraft,MA, LPC-S, IMH-E
  • Ashley GarberM.S. CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT
  • Beth Walker WootenMEd, CED, LSLS Cert AVT
  • Carmen JamisAuD, CCC-A
  • Jace WolfePh.D., CCC-A
  • Judith LieuMD, MSPH
  • Landon LaceyMS, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT
  • Laurie MauroAuD, CCC-A
  • Lindsay ZombekMS, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT
  • Lisa HunterPhD, FAAA
  • Marlene BagattoPhD, AuD
  • Nancy YoungMD, FACS, FAAP
  • Sarah RadlinskiMS, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert AVT
  • Sherri FickenscherMS, LSLS Cert. AVEd
  • Stephanie WilliamsAuD, ABAC, PASC
  • Tamara ElderM.S., CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT
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Hear What Learners Have to Say

THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU for all you do for professionals! Hearing First courses, resource library, and especially the support provided are generous and unmatched! I am so grateful that I've found this community!
Tina M.
I appreciate Hearing First's dedication to our community and support of each of us. As professionals, we strive to provide the best practice we can to our families. Thank you for helping us increase our knowledge through the free learning opportunities with highly trained professionals.
Marybeth F.
Thank you, Hearing First, for the great quality of learning experiences and for the huge amount of resources I've found on the Hearing First website. I'm totally addicted to your website, and I can't wait for the next learning session!
Lydie P.

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