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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...

The Educator Sez…..How Bubbles are the Best Speech Tool Ever

The Educator Sez…..How Bubbles are the Best Speech Tool Ever

It's time for...the Educator sez! This post addresses parent questions or helps clarify concepts. Today's post comes from SJI's Speech Therapist, Ms Anna CCC-SLP. She wants you to know about the awesomeness of bubbles as a tool for...well...everything! "Bubbles might...

The Educator Sez…on Self-Advocacy in Young Children

The Educator Sez…on Self-Advocacy in Young Children

It’s time for.....the Educator sez! This occasional post answers frequently asked parent/professional questions or areas Educators know are important. Today’s post comes from Holly Frigerio, MA, SJI classroom teacher and she’s focusing on self-advocacy in young...