We may be socially distant, but we can still learn together. Join me for my Fall 2020 Webinar Series! 9/23/2020 8PM EST: Listen Up How can professionals help parents learn about their children’s hearing loss and the importance of all-waking-hours access to sound if listening and spoken language are the desired outcome? Learn how toContinue reading “Fall 2020 Webinar Series”
Families of babies with hearing loss often ask, “Where will my child go to school?” My answer is usually, “Wherever you would have sent her if she didn’t have hearing loss!” Families who were planning on public school can send to public school. Hoping for private or religious education? Go for it! Homeschool your otherContinue reading “Homeschooling for Children with Hearing Loss”
You may have heard rumblings about some legislation popping up in various states around the US regarding language acquisition for children who are deaf or hard of hearing. What are these bills all about and how could they affect your family?
If a child with hearing loss is scoring at or above the level expected for her hearing peers, it’s time to celebrate (and graduate)! But why does this seemingly joyful milestone cause so much anxiety for parents and professionals? Why do children who are “doing well” still struggle sometimes, and what can be done aboutContinue reading ““She’s Doing So Well, But…””
Dan Salvucci M.Ed., M.E.D., CCC-A Jenna Voss Ph.D., CED, LSLS Cert. AVEd The Fontbonne Clarke Northeast Collaborative is a distance learning program providing a master’s in deaf education for students both at Fontbonne’s home campus in St. Louis, Missouri and students at various oral school practicum sites across the Northeastern US.
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!
See below for a recording of my May 2016 presentation for Cochlear and the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children/Renwick Centre “Complex and Challenging Cases” [CC]
Are you a parent considering Auditory Verbal Therapy for your child? Are you a professional considering pursing Listening and Spoken Language Specialist certification? Are you a speech-language pathologist with deaf children on your caseload? Are you a teacher of the deaf looking to brush up on your spoken language strategies? This webinar is for YOU!
How can you choose one book and one set of toys a week and make them work for ALL of your patients? How can professionals working with groups of children make one lesson effective for children at various levels? How can parents choose toys that will help their children grow speech and language skills forContinue reading “WEBINAR 2/16/2016: One Lesson, Five Levels”
Many of today’s children with hearing loss are growing up in homes and communities where they are exposed to multiple spoken languages. This presentation will address the issues involved in helping these children communicate effectively in diverse linguistic environments: foundations of bilingual language acquisition, common challenges, engaging families from minority languages and cultures, and howContinue reading “WEBINAR 6/7/2016: Oral Bilingualism”