Online Course Detail


Students with cochlear implants attending elementary school programs face a dual challenge: acquire, refine or maintain auditory skills while at the same time learn new academic content. The rigors of classroom learning cannot overshadow the need to continue focusing on advancing auditory competence and vice versa. This practical online presentation identifies strategies for teachers and therapists to utilize in preparing engaging activities to help children with cochlear implants maximize auditory access in school.

This is a Recorded Course which requires either a Windows-based computer or a Mac with speakers/headphones to view. More information is available in the FAQs/Help section.

Length: 60 minutes

Cost: Free to View

Course Objectives:

  • Participants will be able to identify methods for integrating auditory skill development into classroom activities.
  • Participants will be able to suggest approaches that maximize the language learning possibilities in auditory activities.
  • Participants will be able to identify areas in which children’s school community members can become language partners and teachers.

Course Instructor(s):
Ashley Garber, M.S., CCC-SLP, Cert. AVT, HOPE Specialist