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Stepping Stones: The Path to Understanding Children Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Stepping Stones:
The Path to Understanding Children Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Seminars for Professionals

Stepping Stones: The Path to Understanding Children Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing is an introduction to hearing, communication and educational considerations and strategies for professionals, caregivers and students who have limited knowledge and experience serving children who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Coming in 2013

Session 1

  • Overview of Stepping Stones: The Path to Understanding Children Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • Foundations in Audiology
  • Normal Auditory Function
    • Types of Hearing Loss/Common Causes of Hearing Loss
    • Audiology Testing Methods
    • Understanding the Audiogram
  • Parent Perspectives: Identification and Beyond

Coming in 2013

Session 2

  • Technology, Maintenance and Troubleshooting
  • Child Development: The Big Picture
  • Communication Approaches and Educational Settings

Coming in 2013

Session 3

  • Speech and Language Development
  • Auditory Skills Development and Assessment
  • Progress Monitoring
  • Auditory Learning Strategies

Coming in 2013

Session 4

  • Routine-Based Intervention
    • Designing Home & Classroom Activities
    • Selecting Goals and Planning
  • Student Profile

Seminar Packages

  • Single Agency License $3,000 + $350 bridging fee
  • Multiple Agency License $4,000 + $350 bridging fee
  • State Agency License $5,000 + $350 bridging fee

You will receive one complimentary Stepping Stones: The Path to Understanding Children Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing DVD with the purchase of a package. Additional DVD’s may be purchased for $500.

Video Conference Technical Requirements

Agencies will be provided with the IP address for the seminar. Each site must participate in a coordinated video bridging test call before each scheduled live broadcast or they may not be able be allowed to participate on the day of the broadcast.

For more information or to purchase this series for your agency or school district, please contact Teresa McEvoy at (402) 452-5000 or Teresa.McEvoy@boystown.org.