Welcome to our parent education page

This new section of our website will provide a series of videos and written resources providing information and advice for parents about the development of children with hearing loss, with a particular focus on their listening, speech and language development.

These resources are under a process of continuous development, and we will publish new resources on this page as they become available.

Video resources

An introduction to speech and language (subtitled)

In this 5 minute parent education video, Speech and Language Therapists Charlotte Emery and Rhian Gardner from The Elizabeth Foundation provide an introduction to speech and language development for young children with hearing loss. Subtitled version.

An introduction to speech and language (no subtitles)

In this 5 minute parent education video, Speech and Language Therapists Charlotte Emery and Rhian Gardner from The Elizabeth Foundation provide an introduction to speech and language development for young children with hearing loss. Version without subtitles.

Joining in: O.W.L.ing and special time (subtitled)

In this 7 minute parent education video, Speech and Language Therapists Charlotte Emery and Rhian Gardner from The Elizabeth Foundation provide an explanation of how parents can use O.W.L.ing and special time to develop the speech and language skills for young children with hearing loss. Subtitled version.

Joining in: O.W.L.ing and special time (no subtitles)

In this 7 minute parent education video, Speech and Language Therapists Charlotte Emery and Rhian Gardner from The Elizabeth Foundation provide an introduction to speech and language development for young children with hearing loss. Version without subtitles.

Building Language (close captioned)

In this 8 minute parent education video, Speech and Language Therapists Charlotte Emery and Rhian Gardner from The Elizabeth Foundation explain simple ways you can "build" language for young children with hearing loss. Version with captions (click on CC button to view).

Top tips and other resources

A series of short and informative video presentations providing information about simple techniques parents can use to help their deaf child develop their listening and language skills.

Top Tip - Reading Together

Charlotte Emery, Speech and Language Therapist at The Elizabeth Foundation talks through the top tip of "Reading Together".

Top Tip - Quiet time

Charlotte Emery, Speech and Language Therapist at The Elizabeth Foundation introduces the top tip - "Quiet Time".

Top Tip - "Catching" Language

Charlotte Emery, Speech and Language Therapist at The Elizabeth Foundation talks through the top tip of "Catching Language" - how to help your child "catch" the words you are saying.

Top Tip - Speech Sound Safari

In this Top Tip, our Speech and Language Therapist explains how to go on a "Speech Sound Safari" to introduce new speech sounds to your child.

Top Tip - Highlighting Words

Charlotte Emery, Speech and Language Therapist, explains the top tip of "Highlighting Words" - how to highlight particular words in your conversations with your child to help them learn particular key words.

Listen - Sounds around the house

A short illustrated story by Charlotte Emery, Speech and Language Therapist at The Elizabeth Foundation, to help you and your child listen to everyday sounds in the home.
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