CID workshops are designed to train groups of professionals on listening and spoken language strategies they can use use to support their students with hearing loss. In order to meet the financial and practical needs of your organization, our workshops are offered in the following formats:
In addition, refer to our online course group view page for a convenient, self-directed training option suited for groups of 11 or more.
CID’s three available workshop topics are intended for SLPs, TODs and other professionals serving children who are deaf and hard of hearing. CEUs for ASHA and AG Bell, as well as certificates of completion, are included with the cost of each workshop. Topics include:
A Framework for SLPs Working with Children Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing*
This introductory level workshop will provide knowledge for SLPs with limited experience working with children who are deaf and hard of hearing. Presenters will provide a useful overview of audiology and current hearing technology as a basis for understanding the speech and language characteristics of these children. They will discuss unique components of intervention for speech, language, reading and writing; and enable participants to serve as IEP case managers for children at a variety of ages, 3-12+ years. Video, interactive activities and classroom observation will support lectures.
*NOTE: only available as an on-site workshop at CID
Foundational Auditory Training for Children Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing: Using the CID SPICE Curriculum
This intermediate level course was designed to teach SLPs and teachers of the deaf techniques for capitalizing on auditory information made available to children with a cochlear implant and/or hearing aid. This course features an overview of the CID SPICE 2nd Edition auditory training curriculum for children ages 2+. Attendees with the original SPICE will still be able to utilize lessons from the course. Topics include strategies for speech perception/auditory development and methods to improve perception from detection through comprehension of connected speech. Participation in the workshop includes video demonstrations, classroom observations and opportunities for hands-on practice and data collection.
Real World Auditory Learning for Children Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing: Using the CID SPICE for Life Curriculum
This intermediate level course is designed to teach SLPs and teachers of the deaf techniques to help children with hearing loss listen in everyday situations. Participants will learn an overview of skills including improving auditory memory, listening with technology, conversing, listening in noise, localizing sounds and more from the CID SPICE for Life auditory learning curriculum. Content will be supported with video demonstrations, interactive activities for children ages 5-12 and data collection methods.
Determine which workshop format best suits your needs from the descriptions below.