Setting Language in Motion: Family Supports and Early Intervention for Babies Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
This web-based product Setting Language in Motion: Family Supports and Early Intervention for Babies Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing is a collaborative effort between the Clerc Center and Boston Children's Hospital for early intervention providers, educators of deaf children, early childhood specialists, allied professionals, parents, and other caregivers. Seven modules are provided to share information critical to promoting early language acquisition for young children who are deaf or hard of hearing. This product is available in American Sign Language and spoken English, both with closed captions.
- Learn about the Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Process
- Gain insight from parents about their early identification experiences
- Develop an understanding of how the ear works
- Learn early language stimulation tips
- Understand hearing aids and techniques for use
- Explore family experiences with early intervention
- Download valuable resources and web links
- Learn about the developmental language milestones
- Appreciate the importance of early language acquisition
- Follow parent's stories regarding language learning and their child's language experiences
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