You may be wondering what you can do after your child has received their hearing technology. As a parent, you’re equipped to teach your child to listen and talk. The meaningful interactions with you in their first three years of life shape the architecture of their brain by growing the connections needed for important life-long skills. Not only are you their favorite person, you’re also their first and most important teacher.
There are just a few new tools to add to your parenting toolbox so that you can help your child on their Listening and Spoken Language (LSL) journey. You’ll use these tools in your family’s everyday moments and routines.
These tools — LSL strategies and techniques, Learning to Listen (LTL) sounds and phrases, reading aloud, and singing and rhyming — build your child’s brain for listening and spoken language.
Discover what tools you need to support your child’s progress in listening, language, literacy, and new experiences.
Make Listening and Spoken Language (LSL) a part of daily life so your child with hearing loss can learn to listen and talk. Get tips on what to do.
Learn the LSL strategies and techniques you can use for your child with hearing loss. These are specific ways to you can help them learn to listen and talk.
Learning to Listen (LTL) sounds and phrases are a fun way to introduce listening and language to your baby who is deaf or hard of hearing. Find out how.
Childhood literacy start in the cradle, not the classroom. Learn more about the connection between hearing and literacy and what you should do.
There's all kinds of new experiences happening with your child! Find out more about what's happening at each age and what you can do to prepare.
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Outstanding Website: HearingFirst.org
Best Advocacy Website: StartsHear.org