Online Course Detail

 

This course explores speech development through listening with children who have cochlear implants. Speech acoustics are applied to practical techniques for eliciting and transferring specific speech sounds into language. Examples of language, toys, and activities for a “babbling unit” are discussed with real-life applications. 

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 discuss how to integrate speech acoustics and speech development for children with hearing impairments.
  • Participants will be able to outline how to incorporate techniques for developing speech through listening for consonants with children with hearing impairments.
  • Participants will be able to explain how to use “the babbling units” for children with hearing impairments (Pollack, 1970, 1985, 1997).
  • Participants will be able to discuss how to incorporate language while developing speech sounds for children with hearing impairments.

Course Instructor(s):
Nancy Caleffe-Schenck, M.Ed., CCC-A, CED, Cert. AVT, Director, Auditory Verbal Services, Inc., Evergreen, CO