Central Institute for the Deaf

St. Louis,  MO 
United States
  • Booth: 349

Welcome to CID - Central Institute for the Deaf!

Since 1914, Central Institute for the Deaf has been committed to preparing professionals who serve children from birth to age 12 with hearing loss learning to listen and talk. This commitment is reflected through our educational products, online courses, workshops, guided observations and consulting services. To date, our products and services have been used by professionals in over 34 countries spread across six continents. Whether you’re a teacher of the deaf, special education teacher, speech-language pathologist, early interventionist or audiologist, we hope to work with you. Our goal is to help you learn more, teach effectively and lead not only your fellow colleagues, but the children you serve as well.

Brands: TAGS - Teacher Assessment of Grammatical Structures, Small Talk, ESP - Early Speech Perception Test, SPICE - Speech Perception Instructional Curriculum and Evaluation, SPICE for Life


  • CID SPICE 2nd Edition
    SPICE 2nd Edition is an auditory training curriculum offering a practical, structured approach for developing skills in students and providing a framework for documenting progress to communicate with parents and other professionals....

  • Introducing the second edition of the “must have” auditory training curriculum, CID SPICE (Speech Perception Instructional Curriculum and Evaluation).

    SPICE is perfect for teachers of the deaf and SLPs looking for a curriculum for auditory skill development. It is designed to help you:

    • evaluate a student’s speech perception abilities
    • plan auditory skills instruction
    • measure and record student progress and
    • report to parents and other professionals.

    From speech detection to suprasegmental perception, vowel and consonant perception and connected speech, SPICE includes skills and activities for beginning listeners and up.

    This long-awaited, newly revised edition includes additional, updated picture cards organized in a user-friendly box, updated and additional toys, a revised rating form with new goals and a new, easy to follow manual. The curriculum incorporates the best of what CID teachers have learned using the original SPICE in the classroom for 20+ years. New goals include perceiving voice and manner in words, perceiving morphemes in plural nouns and past tense verbs, imitating nonsense words and following directions. The kit contains everything you need to start laying the foundation for developing auditory skills with children aged 2-12 with cochlear implants and/or hearing aids. Available for $425 at cid.edu.