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]
Forget the flashcards, ditch the drills. You can help children with hearing loss develop beautiful, natural speech skills through listening and play! This webinar will cover the essentials behind the theory of speech acoustics and how parents and professionals can use this information to use listening to develop speech. Best of all, there are no flashcards involved! You’ll learn fun, easy activities that you can use at home or in therapy to help children learn to speak clearly.
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 for years to come? Join me as we answer all of these questions and more in an exciting webinar — One Lesson, Five Levels: Adapting Materials for a Variety of Learners.
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 how monolingual therapists can work effectively with families who speak another language.
Children with multiple disabilities. Malformed cochleae. Late diagnosis. Impoverished family situation. Low parental involvement. Regression. Slow progress. What’s a therapist to do?
See below for a recording of my November 2015 presentation for Cochlear and the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children/Renwick Centre “Beyond Books: Bringing Literacy to Life in Therapy and at Home.” [CC]