Parent and Professional Education Program

Monthly Playgroup

SJI-Indianapolis offers a monthly playgroup at our Indianapolis campus. This fun and casual setting is a great way for families pursuing listening and spoken language to connect with other families, regardless of the child’s age or school placement. There are no formal presentations so families can meet each other without pressure or expectations. All family members are welcome including parents, grandparents, friends, and neighbors.

Upcoming Dates:

Saturdays from 10:00 am to 11:30 am

  • September 17th
  • October 15th
  • November 19th

Monthly Playgroup Flyer | Grupo de Juegos – Español

The sessions are free, but you must register prior to attending. Please RSVP by 5 pm the day before each playdate. Call or text Caitlin Stacy at (317) 379-6596 or e-mail at

P.E.P. Parent Education Program

St. Joseph Institute – Indianapolis hosts bi-monthly virtual Parent Education sessions for all current SJI families. Organizing the sessions will be Kristin Schaaf, MA CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT, a speech-language pathologist for SJI-I. Register below, or contact Kristin with questions at

Upcoming Classes:

First Class: Thursday, September 22nd

Time: 8 pm

Title: Social Pragmatics – Where do I start?

Reality AV

This innovative training opportunity is designed to help you improve your Listening and Spoken Language (LSL) skills. This two-day intermediate-level training is a great opportunity to expand on prior cochlear implant skills and LSL knowledge. Future dates will be announced in 2022.