Parents are children’s first teachers. Through play, communication, and touch, parents convey love to their child as well as information about the world. During everyday interaction parents teach their children names of objects, how things work, what is safe, and myriad other lessons. These early experiences prepare a child for social-emotional development, literacy and higher level thinking.
When parents find out their child is deaf or hard of hearing, they may be unsure of what to do. Most parents want help. The early intervention system which includes regular home visits for families with Deaf/HH children birth to three is designed to do just that. National Association of the Deaf
2013 Supplement to the Joint Committee on Infant Hearing 2007 Position Statement
Goal 3: All Children Who Are D/HH From Birth to 3 Years of Age and Their Families Have EI Providers Who Have the Professional Qualifications and Core Knowledge and Skills to Optimize the Child’s Development and Child/Family Well-being
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