Getting Your Back to School Binder Ready


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When you’re the parent of a child with a hearing loss, there’s a lot more to getting ready to “go back to school” than just emptying your kid’s backpack from last year (hello, liquefied banana!) and repacking it. You have to talk to the teacher, make sure your equipment is ready, and so much more. And this year? Well, you … Read More

Using a One-Pager for Back to School


As speech language pathologists, teachers of the deaf, or parents, we know what makes “our kids” tick and what’s special about them, but how do we communicate that to new teachers or school staff? One resource I like to use at the beginning of a new school year is a one-pager introduction. It’s simply one page that highlights who a … Read More

Back to School: Listening and Spoken Language Resource Round Up

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At least in my corner of the world, back to school time is here. Whether you’re the parent who is still cleaning out backpacks from last year, or you’ve had the supply list checked off for weeks, you’re doing it. And what better way to start off the year than with a round up of back to school resources for … Read More

Back to School: 5 Things Your Child’s Teacher Isn’t Telling You

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As the school supplies take over the seasonal corner in Target and the yellow buses draped with banners advertising great pay for drivers appear, we’re reminded (whether we like it or not), that the beginning of school is just around the corner. And as a former classroom teacher and school-based SLP, I have to tell you…there are things your classroom … Read More