Language Resources

In addition to items on our website, here is a list of other resources which may be useful for learning more about language development.

Web Sites

Giving Every Child the Gift of Words:  Vocabulary of Children with Hearing Loss .../feature-vocabulary-hearingloss.html

Five Language Activities for Children with Hearing Loss at any Age with any Language Level

Elements of a Language-Rich Home Environment .../V8-4_Langrich.htm

Info to Go. This site is designed to share information and provide resources with professionals and families on a variety of topics related to children and young people under 21 years of age who are deaf or hard of hearing. clerc-center/info-to-go.html

Zero to Three: Language and Communication-website early-learning/language-and-communication

Gallaudet Visual Language Visual Learning and (VL2) Parent Toolkit
Language Learning Through the Eye and Ear Part 1 &2 (webcasts) learning-opportunities/webcasts/ language-learning-through-the-eye-and-ear-webcast.html
Setting Language in Motion: 7 modules sharing critical information for promoting early language acquisition for young children who are D/HH. Captioned, ASL and Spanish versions. our-resources/for-families.html

Joint Parent-Child App Play Can Strengthen Language Development

Join the Hearing First Family Support Community for Listening Spoken Language (LSL0 resources, news, blogs and forums.  (There is also a community for professionals to join.) An example of a blog post to check out:

Maine’s Collaborative Intervention Model:  You Can do it too! karen-hopkins-presetion.html
Language/Communication and Social/Emotional Milestones in an easy to read checklist for 2,4,6,9,12 month olds and from 2-5 year olds pdf/checklists/all_checklists.pdf
The Hearing First website is a multimedia digital experience and connection point designed to link families who have chosen listening and spoken language (LSL) for their children with hearing loss, and the professionals who work with them, with the resources, information, tools, community and learning experiences they need to ensure the children in their lives succeed.