Our Parent’s Program includes:
Parent education classes covering hearing loss, normal development, auditory skills, oral language, speech and cognition
A combination of individual parent/infant sessions
A monthly support group to focus on the emotional needs of families of deaf children, the educational and social aspects of deafness, current technological advances, IDEA, understanding and assistance with IFSP/IEP process
The opportunity to actively participate in their child’s therapy and the playgroup on a regular basis
Support during IFSP and IEP process
Guidance through the cochlear implant process
- Access to a library containing sources on parenting, discipline, normal childhood development, language, audiology, sibling issues and play activities
In our Parent Education program, parents understand and learn:
Techniques for stimulating auditory, speech, language and cognition using meaningful daily routines and experiences
Facilitation of listening, speech and language skills through appropriate expectations
The importance of hearing in our cognitive, verbal and social development
To become competent observers of their child’s progress
To interpret the meaning of child’s early communication
Develop confidence in parent-child interactions including appropriate behavioral management techniques
Become advocates for their child through making informed educational decisions
The impact of a hearing loss on the dynamics of marriage and family
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