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

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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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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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AG Bell 2014: Concurrent Sessions

In this recap: Complicated Cochlear Implant Cases and Evidence Based Data to Support Early Cochlear Implantation

Complicated Cochlear Implant Cases
Ted Meyer, M.D., Ph.D.
Meredith Holcomb, Au.D., CCC-A

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AG Bell 2014: Maximizing Brain Adaptability Research Symposium

Maximizing Brain Adaptability: Enhancing Listening for Language Development, Speech Perception, and Music Appreciation

 Beverly Wright, Ph.D., Northwestern University, School of Communication 

Kate Gfeller, Ph.D., University of Iowa, School of Music

Pamela Souza, Ph.D., Northwestern University, School of Communication 

Emily Tobey, Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences 

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AG Bell 2014: Real Magic Transforming the Future Through Mentoring Short Course

Cheryl L. Dickson, M.Ed., LSLS Cert. AVT, Auditory-Verbal Consultancy

Helen M. Morrison, Ph.D., CCC-A, LSLS Cert. AVT

Mary Boucher Jones, M.A., CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT, Listen and Learn Auditory-Verbal Communication Center, Inc. 

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