Parent Infant Program – The River School

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



Books Featuring Children or Characters with Hearing Loss

Are you looking for books that feature children with hearing loss? Here are a few that we've heard about. If you know of any others please feel free to comment below and let us know!  Printed Books: A Birthday for... Continue Reading →

Bikes & Scooters & Helmets, Oh My!

Outdoor play and exploration is a part of being a kid, and so is exploring wheeled vehicles such as tricycles, scooters, balance bikes and more! Here are some tips and tricks for exploring the outdoors with your kiddos including advice... Continue Reading →

Audiology 101: Interpreting Your Child’s Audiogram

Understanding your child’s audiogram can be an overwhelming task, and sometimes after you’ve made it home you realize that there were more questions you wish you had asked your child’s audiologist. Thank you to Dr. Sydney Bednarz for joining Parent... Continue Reading →

Audiology Corner: Device Troubleshooting Tips

Technology issues are a part of life...but tech issues with your child's cochlear implants or hearing aids can be especially frustrating. Here are some quick tips to help you get everything back in working order!  For All Devices:  Check the... 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:  

Audiology Corner: What about Hats?

Although winter hats may dampen sound, wearing a hat is better than having constant wind noise being amplified by the microphone, or the device getting wet from snow or rain.  But, we all know that wearing a winter hat with... Continue Reading →

Audiology Corner: Vacation Packing List

Traveling with little ones can be tricky, and as true with any adventure with your young child, the motto is to prepare, prepare, prepare! While preparing includes making sure you have "the usual stuff" for infants and toddlers, there are some... Continue Reading →

‘Tis the season…for traveling!

Traveling, whether somewhere close or far away, is often a part of every family’s holiday season. Whether your child is a newborn or approaching their preschool years there are ways to incorporate fun language development activities into your next trip. ... Continue Reading →

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