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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...

Thank You for Driving Up Another Successful 2023 Golf Classic!

Thank You for Driving Up Another Successful 2023 Golf Classic!

We couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful day for our golf outing. Thank you to all our sponsors, golfers, volunteers, and the staff at Wood Wind Golf Club who made our event a success! We were inspired by Olivia, an SJI alum, who exemplifies the incredible...

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 listen...

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...

LSL Strategy: Stop and Wait

LSL Strategy: Stop and Wait

Welcome back to a new school year! Summer is drawing to a close, and now that SJI-I is in full session, we will be sharing monthly LSL Strategies to try with your students at home or in the classroom! This month’s strategy is shared with us today by Speech-Language...

St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf Appoints a New President

St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf Appoints a New President

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - St. Joseph Institute Board of Directors and the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet (CSJ) have appointed Jeffrey R. Chapman as the new President of St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf (SJI). As of August 16, 2021, he has assumed the most senior...

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...