Family Support: What is the IFSP?

The Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) is the first educational plan for the ‘whole family.’  The IFSP is a legal document mandated by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, (IDEA-Part C), that details the “how to’s” to...

The Infant and Toddler Program

If your infant or toddler has been identified with a hearing loss, they may be eligible for services under the Infant and Toddlers Program of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). IDEA is the federal law that governs the education of children with...

Increasing Literacy Skills with Your Deaf Infant

Communicating with your child is the foundation of reading. It is never too early to communicate with your child, especially if they are deaf or hard of hearing. Very young infants may not be able to use words, but they can communicate. Babies communicate when they...