A musical Journey of sound, music, and voice
Helping little ones learn to listen and communicate
It's never too early to start… BabyBeats™ early intervention resource!
As soon as your child has hearing aids – or is waiting for a cochlear implant
Available in Arabic, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Traditional Chinese, Polish, Spanish
Listen to short, repetitive pieces of music. Respond to differences in timbre (sounds), tempo, rhythm and pitch. Listen to the music for cues on how to move. Encourage your baby’s vocalizations in response to the music.
Listen to full, melodic pieces of music that are contrasted with animal sounds or silence. Help your child use their hearing to notice different patterns in the music. Encourage your child to imitate movements and words.
The BabyBeats™ early intervention resource provides a fun, motivating way to encourage your child’s communication both before and after using hearing aids or receiving cochlear implants. It is designed to be used with babies from three months to three years old.
The BabyBeats travel bag includes:
Give your child the best start and make BabyBeats™ early intervention resource a part of your child’s life!
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