Weingarten Children’s Center is dedicated to supporting and empowering families on their child’s listening and spoken language development journey, as we know that caregivers are their child’s primary and best teacher. Through the Parent Education Community, we offer opportunities for families to learn together through bi-monthly live virtual learning sessions on topics related to the care, development, and education of children with hearing loss. Parent Education learning sessions are led by Listening and Spoken Language experts, including Speech-Language Pathologists/Auditory-Verbal Therapists, Teachers of the Deaf, and Audiologists.
Upcoming Parent Education Community Learning Sessions (virtual):
Thursday November 9th 2023
Learning Topic: Executive Functioning and Hearing Loss: The Foundation for Learning, Thinking, and Doing
Time: 7:30-8:30 PM (Pacific Standard Time)
Presenters: Sara Cline, MA, CCC-SLP and Shannon Sharma, MS CCC-SLP LSLS Cert. AVEd
Join us to learn about a very important, but less often discussed, domain of child development: Executive Functioning, also referred to as the “self-regulatory system.” In this learning session, our specialized speech-language pathologists will teach you about this cluster of skills and their relevance to child development. They will summarize the current research on executive functioning and how hearing loss impacts these skills. By the end of this session, you will have some new tools in your parent toolbox for how to support and strengthen your child’s executive functioning for learning, thinking, and doing. This session is intended for families of children with hearing loss of any age.
Parent Education Community recap:
So far this year our families have learned about: Auditory Brain Development 10-2023