Auditory Learning Collaborative


The Auditory Learning Collaborative is a comprehensive on-site and distance workshop led by a multi-disciplinary team of specialists at Boys Town National Research Hospital, that enhances educational and intervention practices for children who are deaf and hard of hearing. Sessions are designed for professionals with beginning to intermediate knowledge of working with students who are deaf or hard of hearing.

July 14-16, 2014

Lied Learning and Technology Center for Childhood Deafness and Vision Disorders
425 North 30th Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68131

The Auditory Learning Collaborative is designed to help professionals promote optimal student outcomes. Participants in this workshop will learn to:

  • Describe the basic principles and practices for auditory development
  • Identify appropriate assessment tools for comprehensive evaluation
  • Describe components of a complete student performance profile
  • Select discipline-specific goals and identify opportunities for auditory learning

The Auditory Learning Collaborative is open to all professionals and educational agencies serving students who are deaf or hard
of hearing.

Day 1: Building an Auditory Foundation

  • Hearing Loss Today
  • Parent Perspectives
  • Understanding the Audiogram

Day 2: Auditory Assessment and Development

  • Audiology Basics
  • Comprehensive Student Profiles: The SCALES Model
  • Principles and Practices for Auditory Development

Day 3: Auditory Goals, Planning and Implementation

  • Selecting Auditory Goals
  • Targeting Auditory Skills Across All Settings
  • Family-Centered Practice
  • Classroom Integration of Auditory Skills

Auditory Learning Collaborative Fees

  • On-Site Attendance - $300/person (includes handbook)
  • Single Agency License - $2,500
  • Multi-Agency License - $3,500
  • State-Agency License - $4,500

There will be a $100 material fee per participant at distance sites. Additional bridging fees per site will apply.

For more information or to register for the Auditory Learning Collaborative, please contact Teresa McEvoy at (402) 452-5000 or