Parent Infant Program – The River School

For parents and their young children (birth – three) with hearing loss

The Art of Sabotage

In the spirit of St. Patrick's Day and tricky little leprechauns, using sabotage can be a valuable strategy when expanding your child's expressive language skills. Here are some tips and tricks for using sabotage at home with your little ones.  What... Continue Reading →

What’s That Noise?

Regardless of age, children love to figure out what different noises are in their environment. Using environmental noises in your home, at the store, and out in your neighborhood can be a fun way to highlight listening for both new-language... Continue Reading →

1, 2, 3 Build With Me!

Building with blocks and other building toys can be a fun activity for children of all ages. Here are a few ways to explore blocks and other building toys with your child while supporting the growth of their listening and... Continue Reading →

Websites We Love!

Online resources are one great way to gain new information, connect with other families, and find answers to any questions you may have. Here is a brief list of some of our favorite online resources for families of children with... Continue Reading →

Valentine’s Day – “Feeling” the Love!

When you think of Valentine’s Day and how you show your love to your child, you might think of all the hugs and kisses you share. Children learn so much about the world around them through their sense of touch,... Continue Reading →

Let’s Pretend!

Did you know that by age one, children can begin to use their imagination to recreate what they have seen in their environment or come up with new ideas in their pretend play? Whether it involves gently soothing a baby... Continue Reading →

Audiology Corner: Stuffed Animals with Listening Devices

A great addition to your pretend play at home is a stuffed animal or doll with it's own pretend hearing aid, cochlear implant or BAHA. Make your own, or check out these options:  

Move with Me: Yoga

Thank you to Rhiannon Landesberg for joining Parent-Infant and sharing ways in which parents can practice yoga with their babies and toddlers! Benefits of Yoga for Babies & Toddlers Babies are natural yogis! They develop through yoga poses, which can... Continue Reading →

Audiology Corner: Device Retention for Active Children

Children should be able to move around freely without you having to worry about their devices falling off, right? Check out these items below to see if any might be a good fit for your child: Shirt Clips with Cords:... Continue Reading →

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