Holiday Baking and Speech Skills

Holiday Baking and Speech Skills

The holidays are here and baking is a marvelous tradition for many families! This can be a wonderful opportunity to incorporate many skills with your child such as vocabulary, sequencing, using the 5 senses, fine motor, math, and reading. Baking can also get a little...
186th Birthday

186th Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY SJI!   186 years ago, our beloved CSJs landed in Carondelet on the banks of the Mississippi River, moved into a tiny log cabin, and began to serve the community. Since that day, we’ve helped thousands of children with hearing loss learn to...
LSL Strategy: Open-Ended Questions – A helpful hint!

LSL Strategy: Open-Ended Questions – A helpful hint!

Open-Ended Questions require more than a yes/no answer. Some children benefit from being provided with choices. These types of questions allow for your child to engage in meaningful conversations with adults and eventually with their peers. How are both strategies...
Daisy the Deaf Dino

Daisy the Deaf Dino

We’re so proud to introduce to you one of our own who is helping others with hearing loss learn to communicate their needs. Sara received Early Intervention services through SJI and mainstreamed into a private school of the family’s choice. She is now a junior in high...