Tips for Successful Virtual Learning for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Kids
2020 has not looked like any other year we have seen, causing parents and caregivers to wear even more hats when it comes to their children’s education. Parents and Caregivers have become science teachers, gym teachers, lunch room helpers and art instructors (to name a few) as schools have moved to online classrooms. With a […]
Summertime Tips for Kids with Hearing Aids and Cochlear Implants
Summer time is filled with hot days and water fun! Below are some tips and tricks for maintaining cochlear implants and hearing aid equipment for kids with hearing loss throughout the warm months to avoid damage. Hearing Aids Earmold care Develop a routine for rinsing off earmolds to eliminate any sunscreen/bug spray/bubbles that may have […]
Supporting Deaf/Hard of Hearing Children from Identification to Education : Video Recording Now Available
The FHSR Speaker Series 2020: Supporting Deaf/Hard of Hearing Children from Identification to Education webinar recording is now available. Video webinar preview The original FHSR Speaker Series event occurred on February 6, 2020 at Columbia College in Chicago, Illinois and featured experts in pediatric hearing loss discussing the current best practices during the journey of DHH children […]
Fun and Interactive Music Activities to do at home for kids Ages 2 – 4
Music activities that parents can engage in with their children while sheltering at home, or any time that parents and children would like to engage in music-making.
2020 was a Banner Year for Bowling with Friends!
Bowling Team FHSR! Bowling with Friends FHSR and the FHSR Associate Board hosted Bowling with Friends at Pinstripes in Oakbrook on February 9th 2020. Bowling with Friends brought together over 24 families and more then 35 children with hearing loss and their siblings on a cool winter afternoon in Chicago. The purpose of the […]
Listening, Language, and Speech: Activities for At-Home Learning
This is a troublesome time for the world right now, with a lot of uncertainty surrounding what will happen next. Schools have shut down and parents have taken on the unique role to support student learning in a way like never before.Have no fear! There are so many activities you can do with your child […]