PARENTAL PERSPECTIVES: FUELING SUCCESS IN THE MAINSTREAM CLASSROOM

Melanie Ribich

Kat Golden

Wendy Horvath

Tammy Kenny

Cynthia Logsdon

A panel of parents of children with hearing loss who listen and talk shared their experiences, tips, and wisdom.  They had so many great quotes and insights, I’m just going to list them below.  Their comments say far more than I ever could!   Continue reading

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QUALITY OR QUANTITY OF LANGUAGE: WHERE TO FOCUS?

Ronda Rufsvold ABD, LSLS Cert. AVEd

Ye Wang Ph.D.

Ronda Rufsvold, a PhD student in the Deaf Education program at Teachers College, Columbia University, under the direction of Dr. Wang, presented her research on quantity vs. quality of child directed language.   Continue reading

FROM “DREAMERS” TO “VELVET BULLDOZERS”: STOKES’ 6-STAGES

Louise Honck Cert. MRCSLT, PG. Dip. AVT, LSLS Cert. AVT

Susannah Burden Cert. MRCSLT, Pg. Dip. AVT, LSLS Cert. AVT

This presentation focused on parents’ journey from initial identification of their child’s hearing loss to acceptance and advocacy.

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How to Get the Most out of Your Convention Experience

The school year is wrapping up and summer is here.  That means it’s time to pack your bags, load up the car, and head off for a wonderful… convention?!?  If you’ll be attending the AG Bell Convention or any other continuing education opportunities this summer, here are some tips for making the most of your experience.

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10/12/2015: Speech Skills Webinar

Join me on Monday 10/12/2015 at 7PM EST for a webinar on developing speech skills through listening.  We’ll discuss articulation development, suggested activities, and special concerns like apraxia and bilingual language learners.  This presentation is appropriate for parents and professionals, and qualifies for 1CE credit from the AG Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language.  Group discounts are available for five or more people registering from the same organization.  Contact me if you are interested.

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WEBINAR 4/30/2015: Beginning with Babies: Hearing Technology, Family Counseling, and Early Language Development

 

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SPACES ARE LIMITED.  REGISTER TODAY!

UPDATE 4/17/2015:  Registration is now full.  Due to the high level of interest in this program, we may be offering an encore of the webinar in May.  Stay tuned!

 

UPCOMING EVENTS: Free Webinars for Parents and Professionals

I am excited to be partnering with some great organizations this spring to give two FREE webinars for parents and professionals.  Both events also offer 1CE credit from the AG Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language.  See below for more information and links to register for the courses.

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