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SJI’s Young Friends Society proudly presents….Bocce Ball 4-25-20

SJI’s Young Friends Society proudly presents….Bocce Ball 4-25-20

SJI's Young Friends are proud to welcome you to Bocce Ball at Milo's on the Hill. Saturday 4-25-20 from 1-4pm, join our Young Friends (and their friends and your friends and well...you get the idea) for the first round of drinks, speciality appetizers and an afternoon...

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...

“What’s Next?” Parents of Children Who Are Deaf Look Forward.

“What’s Next?” Parents of Children Who Are Deaf Look Forward.

It’s time for Ask the Educator! This occasional post answers questions our parents/caregivers have about raising a child who has hearing loss. Today’s post comes from long-time educator Michelle Graham, MS, CED, LSLS, Cert-AVEd. She’ll admit she’s heard a lot of...

In Honor of Moms Everywhere….

In Honor of Moms Everywhere….

Let’s hear it for the mamas! *The mamas who were handed their hours-old baby with the news they had failed their newborn screening…and wondered what would happen next.*The mamas who sat at the Audiologist and struggled to understand what “bilateral hearing loss”...

Older Children and Study Skills…an SLP’s perspective.

Older Children and Study Skills…an SLP’s perspective.

Did you know St Joe’s works with older kids on specific tasks? “I love working with teens,” says Jeanne F, MSDE, MS, SLP-CCC, CED, LSLS Cert AVEd, speech therapist for 15 years. “I love my babies but older students have schedules, essays, timetables of their own. I...