Tag Archive: Parenting

December 14th, 2012 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

On November 11th, Cochlear Implant Online and Lehnhardt-Akademie invited professionals, parents and recipients to attend a webinar hosted by Dimity Dornan,  Certified Auditory Verbal Center, and the Founder and Managing Director of Hear and Say, a non-profit program in established […]

July 6th, 2012 by | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off

In this post: Red Flags Barriers to Optimal Auditory Development and Parenting and Teaching with Love and Logic®. Red Flags: Barriers to Optimal Auditory Development  Joan Hewitt, Au.D., Encinitas, CA Jane Madell, Ph.D., LSLS Cert. […]

July 4th, 2012 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

In this post: Fathers Parenting a Child with Hearing Loss, Remaining Vigilant for Today’s Children with Hearing Loss, and 60 Minute Session How to Be Effective.   Fathers: Parenting a Child with Hearing Loss K. […]

April 26th, 2012 by | Tags: , , , , | 1 Comment »

One of the hallmarks of Auditory Verbal Therapy is the belief that parents and caregivers are their children’s primary language teachers.  In fact, six of the ten Principles of LSLS Auditory Verbal Therapy begin with the […]

January 23rd, 2012 by | Tags: , , , , , | 1 Comment »

If you give a therapist a book… she’s going to want to make one more. Here are some ideas for creating books in therapy to help develop children’s language and pre-literacy skills, as well as […]

December 4th, 2011 by | Tags: , , , , , , | 4 Comments »

This time of year, many parents ask me about how to choose the best toys for their child with hearing loss.  Here are a few tips: In general, less is more, and low-tech is better […]

October 30th, 2011 by | Tags: , , | 4 Comments »

During my undergraduate and graduate training, I had whole lectures, book chapters, and seminars devoted to the topic of behavior management and reinforcement — how to use primary reinforcers (food), token economies (how many check […]

August 24th, 2011 by | Tags: , , , , | 2 Comments »

Discipline/behavior management is often the most difficult topic for professionals and parents alike.  Children do not come with a user’s manual, and “bad” behavior can drive adults up a wall.  Below are a few of […]