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Summer Listening & Language Learning Fun

Summer Listening & Language Learning Fun

Our Therapists are busy with families, working on language and of course, listening! Barb Meyers, MA, CED, reports one of her most common questions from parents is “What do I do with my child over the summer??" She laughs, "Play is your child’s work, and that work can...

Congratulations, SJI Alum Drew, on Your Graduation!

Congratulations, SJI Alum Drew, on Your Graduation!

Alumni feature about Andrew (Drew)  Written by his grandmother – Kathy Kinsler I could tell his curiosity and personality would take Drew far, and he would continue to grow and become a bright and brilliant young man.Andrew (Drew) was born at Indiana University Health...

Mother’s Day Fundraiser A Success!

Mother’s Day Fundraiser A Success!

Mother’s Day is coming up soon, and thanks to our remarkable supporters like you, another successful fundraiser for St. Joseph Institute is on the books! This year, SJI-Indy was thrilled to kick off our first-ever Mother’s Day Flower Fundraiser, following the success...

Indy Kids Directory Cover Reveal

Indy Kids Directory Cover Reveal

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month! And to kick off—Indy Kids Directory is featuring St Joseph Institute for the Deaf – Indianapolis on the cover edition of this month’s current issue! Indy Kids Directory is a resource guide for parents living in and around the...

AudiTunes

AudiTunes

Did you know that music, even non-verbal music, is important for hearing? It’s true! According to Dr. Nina Kraus, a professor at Northwestern School of Communication, musicians are better listeners than non-musicians in how they process sound—for example, how to...

Spring Into Language

Spring Into Language

Indy Kids Directory is a resource guide for parents living in and around the Indianapolis area. Each month, SJI-Indy partners with Indy Kids Directory to put a spotlight on the great work our students and staff do every day. Our educators often share great tips for...

In Honor of Dear, Old Dad…

In Honor of Dear, Old Dad…

Today, we'd like to give much respect to dads who…. *saw their new babies and thought “how perfect! Then someone said "failed hearing screen". Wait…..what? *heard the words “profoundly hearing impaired” and looked blankly at your partner. And then had to find your way...

BAHA Aids and Their Benefits

BAHA Aids and Their Benefits

Look at this cutie in our Audiology clinic! While we cooed and smiled, our Audiologist Dr Liz AuD, CCC-A explained about the benefits of his listening device.  “BAHAs (bone anchored hearing aids) are devices for children and adults with a conductive or mixed...