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Parent Infant Program


The River School’s Parent-Infant Program is a free resource for families of children diagnosed with hearing loss, ages birth to three. Parents, along with their infants and toddlers, meet each week at The River School for an hour and a half. Parents learn about issues relating to hearing loss and share experiences with other families in similar situations, while the children engage in fun, language-stimulating activities. We embrace all communication options and strive to discuss topics that interest and support families.

The Parent-Infant Program provides:

  • Family support, networking, and mentoring
  • Activities to stimulate language development
  • Sensory, language, motor, and social activities
  • Information on listening technology (cochlear implants, hearing aids, etc.), communication choices, and community resources

The program is facilitated by a multi-disciplinary team with training in speech-language pathology, early childhood education and development, deaf education, audiology, and psychology.

Email the Parent-Infant Program for more information.

The group meets weekly on Thursdays, 10:00 - 11:30am, September 2018 to June 2019*:
September 13, 20, 27
October 4, 11, 18, 25
November 1, 8, 15, 29
December 6, 13
*Spring 2019 dates will be posted soon.