Parent Infant Program – The River School

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



Water Play!

As the weather warms up, there will be many days you'll want to spend time at the pool, in the sprinklers, or even at the beach. You might be wondering about how to manage your child's hearing aids and/or cochlear... 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 →

Optimizing Listening: Ling 6 Sound Checks

"Did they hear that?" This is a question you may be asking yourself frequently if your child uses hearing aids or cochlear implants. Especially in the early weeks and months it will take careful observation to determine if your child is detecting sounds.... Continue Reading →

My Family & Me

With springtime holidays such as Easter and Passover quickly approaching, visits with close and distant family members are common. Sometimes it can be difficult to explain to family members the best way to communicate with your child. Here are some... 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: 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 →

Audiology Corner: What about Hats?

Ever wonder about how to make winter hats work with your child's cochlear implant or hearing aids? Here are some tips! Buy winter hats one or two sizes larger so the cochlear implant or hearing aid can fit underneath Earmuffs... Continue Reading →

Audiology Corner: Vacation Packing List

Heading out of town? Here are some things you might want to bring along with you on your trip and some tips about airline travel. Dry aid container Listening kit Cleaning tools (pick, brushes) Back up CI processor and parts... Continue Reading →

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