Ohana Talk Story

Hawaii Hears provides group family time for families to learn together with their children. 

Ohana Talk Story includes space to learn more about their hearing loss, communication, language development, and more. 

Families come into the space to share, learn, grow, play, laugh, and cry. It's a space for all to help their child best communicate.

Professional Education

Hawaii Hears has provided professional education to Early Intervention groups as well as Hawai'i Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Contact to have professional presentations catered to meet the needs of your staff of professionals on the subject of hearing loss, communication needs, Listening and Spoken Language, Audiology, Auditory Development, etc.

Advocacy and AWarness

Hawaii Hears believe children who are deaf or hard of hearing deserve quality access to language (including American Sign Language, Listening and Spoken Language, and Total Communication). 

We help families in the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) process and Individualized Education Plan (IEP) meetings as well as legal cases.

Consulting

Private services for families with children birth to 5 who have children who are deaf or hard of hearing whose primary mode of communication is Listening and Spoken Language.

Services for families help at all stages:

diagnosis

coping and grieving

communication

language development

academics

social/emotional skills

auditory verbal therapy

In partnership with No Limits

Hawaii Hears and Deaf Education Awareness Foundation in partnership with No Limits for deaf children, will begin a pilot program for Listening and Spoken Language services to the families around the Hawaiian Islands. 

Children who are birth to age 18 who use cochlear implants and hearing aids are eligible to apply.  Priority given to children birth to 5.  Services are free to families.

 

There are three 8-week terms that run from September 21 - June 12. Must be able to attend all three terms.   

Commitment to attend 2x per week Zoom sessions and weekly parent education classes, each one hour in length. 

 

Services provided by trained and certified LSL and AVT instructors who will deliver speech and language lessons. 

 

Send an email to info@hawaiihears.com for the application or to ask questions

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Bringing Listening and Spoken Language to children who are Deaf or hard of hearing in Hawaii