100 Holes for Hearing 5/6/19

Freezing rain, blazing St Louis sun or an odd frost doesn’t stop these guys from raising funds for children with hearing loss.  Your gift is 100% tax deductible and helps children find their voice.  Support your favorite golfer below!! Need to pay up?  Fill out...

KSDK features St Joe’s in special article

KSDK featured SJI in a special United Way of Greater St Louis on 10-8-18.  The segment, part of a series on local partner agencies, interviewed educators, administrators and parents about the impact of our services on children with deafness.  Additionally, it...

National Family Literacy Day Nov 1st

Reading with a child is a wonderful experience –  everyone is all cuddled up and sharing the pictures, the words, and the story.  Lead Early Interventionist Michelle Graham, MA, LSL Cert AVeD, has some affirming words about this activity. “Reading with...

SJI Preschool becomes DESE approved!

We are very pleased to announce SJI’s Preschool program is now Missouri Dept of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) approved!  Being approved as a private agency translates to children who are deaf or HOH (hard of hearing) can now qualify for our program...

Happy 40th Birthday, Cochlear implant!

Photo on left, circa 1980, photo on right, circa 2009 Happy birthday, cochlear implant (CI)! On this day in 1977, the cochlear implant dream became a reality when Engineers Jim Patrick and Ian Forster presented the circuit diagram for the Mastermos silicon chip...

Enjoy your holiday – no really!

By Cheryl Broekelmann, MA, LSLS Cert AVEd. Director, St Louis Operations More than 30 years of working with families has taught me that families are wonderful!  In our family, we really love holidays and celebrate in one big, happy bunch (there’s 11 of us so we...