A Framework for SLPs Working with Children Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Registration: 8:15 a.m.
Course hours: 8:30 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.

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Course Description
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.

Recommended Prerequisite
FREE 30-minute CID online course Pediatric Audiology: The Basics

Learning Outcomes
Participants will be able to:

• Describe varying degrees of hearing loss and associated hearing technology

• Describe the effects of hearing loss on the development of speech and language skills

• Identify unique characteristics of intervention targeting speech, language, reading and writing with children who are deaf or hard of hearing

• Identify specific accommodations, modifications and strategies to implement when supporting children who are deaf or hard of hearing in the classroom

• Demonstrate ability to carry out responsibilities of an IEP case manager for children who are deaf or hard of hearing

• Determine information and education needed for peers, staff and service providers working or interacting with children who are deaf or hard of hearing

Presenters
Jessica Klein, MS, CCC-SLP
Terri O‘Donoghue, MS, CCC-SLP
Jackie Unser, MS, CCC-SLP
Kathy Holtman, Au.D., CCC-A

Tuition: $150 includes one-day workshop, handouts, lunch, morning and afternoon beverage and light snack. Completed registration form and payment are required. We accept purchase orders, check, VISA, MC, Discover or American Express.

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This course is offered for .6 ASHA CEUs. (Introductory level, Professional area)

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This course is offered for 6 LSLS CEUs.

Disclosures

Jessica Klein, MS, CCC-SLP
Financial: Ms. Klein is a speech-language pathologist on the staff at CID.
Non-financial: No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

Terri O’Donoghue, MS, CCC-SLP
Financial: Ms. O’Donoghue is a speech-language pathologist on the staff at CID.
Non-financial: No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

Jackie Unser, MS, CCC-SLP
Financial: Ms. Unser is a speech-language pathologist on the staff at CID.
Non-financial: No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

Kathy Holtman, AuD, CCC-A
Financial: Ms. Holtman is a pediatric audiologist on the staff at CID.
Non-financial: No relevant non-financial relationship exists.