Did you know Teri Ouellette, President of SJI and AG Bell Academy President, also teaches courses at Ball State University? We caught her grading exams that covered Ling sounds for the course "Speech Development for Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing". How's our next generation of teachers looking, Professor Ouellette? She just smiled and went back to...
IT'S HERE!! Fall newsletter 2015
Fall fun with Grandparents!
Go on a fall walk—each child can have their own bag to collect outdoor treasures such as: leaves, sticks, berries, nuts, pinecones and more. When returning from the walk, you can sort the items by object, size and color.
Leaf song—(sung to the tune of Farmer in the Dell) “The leaves are falling down, the leaves are falling down, Red,...
Grandparenting a child with hearing loss (or how to talk with your parents about your child's hearing loss)
by Judith Odendahl, MAEd., LSLS Cert. AVEd.
“Grandparents are a family’s greatest treasure, the founders of a loving legacy, the greatest storytellers, and the keepers of traditions that linger on in cherished memory. Grandparents are the family’s strong foundation. Their very special love sets them apart. Through happiness and sorrow, through their special love and caring, grandparents keep a family...
Study indicates early intervention is the key
A recent study out of University of Iowa confirms what is common knowledge in the field of Listening and Spoken Language - early intervention is the key to success. And even mild loss can be problematic to developing essential language blocks in young children.
"The cautionary note from our research is that any degree...
St. Joseph Institute - St. Louis has moved to Brentwood