Parent and Professional Education Program

St. Joseph Institute’s Parent and Professional Education Program offers on-site educational presentations for parents and professionals. Local and world-renowned specialists discuss relevant topics, such as Audiology 101, Speech and Language Development, Executive Function, Sensory Integration, IEP Preparation, and more.

Monthly Playgroup

SJI-Indianapolis also offers a monthly playgroup. 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 pressures or expectations. All family members are welcome including parents, grandparents, friends, and neighbors. For more information, call (317) 471-8560 or e-mail Caitlin Stacy at

P.E.P. Parent Education Program

St. Joseph Institute – Indianapolis hosts 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

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.