Parent Infant Program – The River School

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



Halloween Fun!

Halloween Fingerplay Rhythm, rhyme, and repetition are the 3 Rs of early phonological development, foundational skills for early literacy development. Stories, songs and fingerplays are great ways to expose your child to all 3. Try out this classic halloween finger... Continue Reading →

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 →

Reading Strategies

It's never too early to start reading books to your little ones, but where to start? It's not uncommon for parents to feel intimidated by the idea of reading to an infant or toddler, especially one with hearing loss. Below... Continue Reading →

SPRING into Spring!

Spring is finally here! The birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming, and we are spending more time outside with our little ones. Here are some fun ways to incorporate language and listening into your springtime activities: Activities: Pretend Play:... Continue Reading →

Sensory Exploration: Seeing, Smelling, Squishing

Do you ever wonder why everything ends up in the mouth of your little one? Or why it seems like a bath is needed after almost every mealtime? Young children learn about their world by exploring it with their senses.... Continue Reading →

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