Social Development Resources
Tips for Parents - These pdf documents may be useful for learning more about Social and Emotional development.
- FL3 Parent Tip Sheets:
- Eight different Parent Tip Sheets created for parents and caretakers of children who are deaf or hard of hearing, have been developed which briefly describe the developmental process of infants and toddlers post-identified hearing condition for cognitive, social, emotional, language (semantics, syntax-morphology, pragmatics, phonology–auditory and visual), pre-literacy and literacy development. The following tip sheet provides suggestions for parents and caretakers, for fun, everyday activities to enhance different aspects of your baby’s social-emotional development. Hang this up on your refrigerator and pick an activity or two to include in your baby’s daily routine or when you are out and about exploring the world.
- Fostering Healthy Social & Emotional Development in Young Children: Tips for Early Childhood Teachers and Providers
- Milestones: Understanding Your Child’s Social and Emotional Development From Birth to Age 5
- Fostering Healthy Social and Emotional Development in Young Children: Tips for Families
- Social and Emotional Development Research Background
In addition to items on our website, here is a list of other resources which may be useful for learning more about Social development.
Fostering Joy Project: support and resources for families and professionals to positively help the development of D/HH children.
Social/Emotional Resources on the Hands & Voices Website:
Social/Emotional Skill Development: Can We Teach That? http://www.handsandvoices.org/articles/education/ed/V15-2_teachthat.html
Socialization and the Child who is Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Social Cognition and Theory of Mind
Language/Communication and Social/Emotional Milestones in an easy to read checklist for 2,4,6,9,12 month olds and from 2-5 year olds
Help Your Child Develop Social Skills and Make Friends
Brain Wonders- Zero To Three: Magic of Everyday Moments: https://vimeo.com/103169425
The importance of building healthy brain development and strategies to use with babies birth through three years. “It is precisely these everyday moments, showing affection, comforting, and playing with young children that builds strong healthy brains.”
LSL to Literacy strategies in your daily routine to get your baby started on a lifetime of reading. https://hearingfirst.org/en/listening-reading-connection/building-blocks-to-reading
Resources and information to support your baby with hearing loss’ literacy development.
Early Start to Reading: https://hearingfirst.org/en/listening-reading-connection/early-start-to-reading