Parent Infant Program – The River School

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



Communication Options

Throughout your journey navigating the world of hearing loss, you will learn about various paths that will teach language to your child. It may seem that some providers, family members, friends or even strangers have strong opinions about which option... Continue Reading →


The Auditory Sandwich

One of our favorite resources is Boys Town National Research Hospital. The "Hearing Services" section of their website has a lot of great information about developing language skills for your deaf or hard of hearing child. The information below about... 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 →

Listening Development: Using Transportation to Target Learning to Listen Sounds

For children with hearing loss who are learning to listen using hearing aids, cochlear implants or BAHAs (bone anchored hearing aids), it is important to understand the stages of listening that they will progress through. An understanding of these stages... Continue Reading →

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