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Online Video Classes for Parent Groups Worldwide

Parents who have young children with hearing loss can form groups for connecting to John Tracy Center educational online video classes.

The only equipment required is Internet access, a computer with a webcam, mic, speakers, and a monitor or projection screen. The video classes are a part of JTC's extensive Distance Education program.

Connect with John Tracy Center Expertise

  • Live, online video classes for parents of young children (ages birth to five) with hearing loss.
  • Adult learning curriculum for parents new to early childhood hearing loss.
  • Classes on encouraging listening, beginning language, and developing speech.
  • Interactive presentations with materials to enrich therapy or preschool.
  • Offered as a set of six classes available in English or Spanish.



    • This is a group-based program.


    • Payment is US$450 per site for a set of classes.


    • Sites need wired Internet access, a computer with a webcam, mic, speakers, and a projection screen.


Sample Topics

One hour classes about Understanding Your Child's Hearing Loss


    • Hearing & Listening
    • Receptive Language
    • Expressive Language
    • Beginning Speech
    • Exploring Preliteracy
    • Cherishing Bilingualism



    • Strengthening Audition
    • Advancing Conversation
    • Promoting Speech
    • Boosting Literacy
    • Expanding Socialization
    • Connecting Learning