Real World Auditory Learning for Children Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing: Using the CID SPICE for Life Curriculum

Thursday, October 11, 2018
Registration: 8:15 a.m.
Course hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Register online

Course Description
This intermediate level course was 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.

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

Learning Outcomes
Participants will be able to:

• Provide examples of auditory tasks and listening environments that can be challenging for children who are deaf/hard of hearing

• Explain best practices for working with students who use hearing aids and/or cochlear implants for a variety of listening purposes

• Describe successful methods of selecting goals to improve listening, language, speech and overall social communication

• Identify appropriate teaching practices to help develop auditory learning in structured lessons for students ages 5-12

• Describe ways to integrate the development of auditory skills during regular classroom activities

• Provide examples of strategies to incorporate parent involvement in developing better listening skills for their children in a variety of settings

• Identify different methods of data collection

• Analyze student errors and utilize strategies based on the analysis to develop auditory skills

Julie Deno, MA, CED
Amy Hudson, MS, CED
Kathy Holtman, AuD, 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.

Optional: A CID SPICE for Life curriculum may be added for $350 (a $50 discount).

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This course is offered for .55 ASHA CEUs. (Intermediate level, Professional area)



Julie Deno, MA, CED
Financial: Ms. Deno is a teacher of the deaf at CID.
Non-financial: No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

Amy Hudson, MS, CED
Financial: Ms. Hudson is a teacher of the deaf 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.

CID – Central Institute for the Deaf has developed and published an auditory learning curriculum trademarked as SPICE for Life. This presentation will focus on the SPICE for Life auditory learning curriculum and will include limited or no information on related products.