Hearing Loss Support Group for Parents, Caregivers and Teens :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

Hearing Loss Support Group for Parents, Caregivers and Teens

These informal meetings will be roundtable discussions with a guest speaker from the community to support each discussion topic. We will provide light refreshments, but will not be able to provide childcare. There is no cost to attend these support groups. Please RSVP via phone or email.

To RSVP, please email Charae.Williams@nationwidechildrens.org or call (614) 722-3049.

Group 1:  Meet The Parents!
Come and meet other parents and caregivers linked with the Hearing Program. Each family’s journey is different, and we encourage you to get to know other parents and caregivers.

  • Who: Parents Only
  • Where:  Panera Bread | 6665 Perimeter Loop Road, Dublin, OH 43017
  • When: Saturday, June 13, 2015 | 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.   

Group 2:  Graeter’s Ice Cream
Families can meet at Graeter’s on Bethel Rd. to enjoy ice cream and the playground.

  • Who: Parents/Caregiver and Child
  • Where: Graeter’s Ice Cream | 2555 Bethel Rd, Columbus, OH 43220
  • When:  Saturday, August 8, 2015 | 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.  

Group 3: Stories and Signs at Westerville Public Library
There will be a book reading and a sign interpreter. This is a great opportunity for our young CI and hearing aid users to practice their listening skills.

  • Who: Parents/Caregiver and Child
  • Where: Westerville Public Library | 126 S State St, Westerville, OH 43081
  • When:  Saturday, September 5, 2015 | 11:00 - 11:30 a.m. 

Group 4:  Music Group (TBA)
Join us for this afternoon support group at the Main Campus. A Music Therapist on our staff will facilitate an hour long music group with our parents/caregivers and their little ones.

  • Who: Parent/Caregiver and Child (Ages 0-4 years old)
  • Where: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Education Center | 700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, OH 43215
  • When: November 2015 | Time TBA  

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