Catherine Sullivan Centre provides an early intervention program for babies and preschool aged children diagnosed with a hearing loss and support for their families. We cater for children from the time of diagnosis through to school entry age.
Catherine Sullivan Centre typically follows an auditory-verbal approach for the development of spoken language for children who are deaf or have hearing loss. At times, sign supported communication or visual supported communication may be advantageous for the child's language development. If this is so, parents and therapists collaborate to make decisions in the best interest of the child.
We follow the St. Gabriel's Curriculum for the development of Audition, Language, Early Communication, Speech, Cognition, Social Interaction, Fine Motor and Gross Motor Skills.