We understand the unique challenges and concerns faced by families and our goal is to provide you with essential information and support to help your child thrive. From expert guidance on treatment to practical strategies for communication and development, we are here to empower you with the knowledge and resources needed to navigate this journey with confidence. Discover a wealth of information, tools and community connections to ensure your child receives the best possible care and achieves their fullest potential.
Babies and Preschoolers
Developing spoken language through listening for a child who is deaf an exciting process for everyone involved. As a young child learns to listen and talk there is a great sense of anticipation for you, the parent or caregiver, as they embark on their journey, learning to communicate. This edition of Listen, Learn and Talk Parent Manual has been created as a guide to provide you and your family with critical information about using effective strategies on the exciting journey as you support your child to listen and speak.
This resource contains very practical information on the best way to communicate with your baby or toddler. The manual describes important communication strategies such as: taking turns, eye contact, following attention and adapting language. In addition, sheets with communication tips are included, which you could hang in your home as a reminder. Finally, you will also find some discussion sheets on communication and interaction in the pack with which you can challenge yourself.
The information pack has been developed primarily for parents but can also be useful for anyone involved in raising the baby or toddler: family, babysitters, childcare staff.
As parents, what opportunities do you have to communicate with your child throughout the day? As a professional, what are you currently doing on those first few visits with families of young deaf infants?
Chit Chat is about communicating with your child by simply having fun with everyday activities. The Chit Chat package has been designed for use with families of children who are new to listening. It is all about you and your child enjoying a good Chit Chat. As parents, what opportunities do you have to communicate with your child throughout the day? As a professional, what are you currently doing on those first few visits with families of children who are new to listening?
The Chit Chat package contains a:
Conversation discussion sheets
First words record
Learning to listen sounds words & phrases sheets
Ling sound sheets
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Please seek advice from your health professional about treatments for hearing loss. Outcomes may vary, and your health professional will advise you about the factors which could affect your outcome. Always follow the directions for use. Not all products are available in all countries. Please contact your local Cochlear representative for product information.