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This workshop offers recorded instruction in four segments at no charge for anyone interested in learning about counseling skills that support parents’ ability to effectively integrate intervention recommendations into their daily lives. Presenters include Karen Muñoz, Michael Twohig, Kristina Blaiser, and Lauri Nelson, from Utah State University. CEUs are available for a limited time from ASHA (0.45), AAA (0.5), and AG Bell (0.5); a certificate of completion is also available. Instructional Level: Intermediate
Taking off their student hats and putting on their teaching hats, high school students from the Kentucky School for the Deaf became “Reading Buddies” to area elementary students on Friday. The program helps expose the younger students to sign language.
AMCHP is pleased to announce the upcoming webinar – Measuring a Life Course Approach to MCH: The AMCHP Life Course Metrics Project and Final Set of Indicators. The webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, November 19th, 2013, from 2-3pm Eastern.
Les Atlas, Ph.D., Jay Rubinstein, MD, Ph.D., and Kaibao Nie, Ph.D., at the University of Washington, Seattle, have created a new algorithm that is poised to change the way that more than 200,000 cochlear implant users around the world perceive music.
A new resource published by the FPG Child Development Institute, More Than Baby Talk: 10 Ways to Promote the Language and Communication Skills of Infants and Toddlers (2013), by N. Gardner-Neblett and K.C. Gallagher, describes ten practices that early childhood teachers can use to foster language and communication skills among infants and toddlers. The guidelines are based on the latest research findings on optimal adult-child interactions for promoting strong language and communication skills among young children.
Amy Rogers, an AuD student, is seeking audiologists to complete an online questionnaire regarding tele-audiology practice. Experience delivering tele-audiologic care is not required, and responses are anonymous and voluntary. The purpose of the survey is to assess audiologists’ satisfaction with providing tele-audiology services and to gauge audiologists’ attitudes about potentially providing this type of care in the areas of newborn hearing screenings,
hearing aid and cochlear implant programming and troubleshooting, and aural rehabilitation. To complete this 10-minute survey, click the link below be directed to the questionnaire by December 31, 2013. Please contact Amy.firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions. She is willing to provide the final manuscript once all data has been collected and analyzed.
For the first time, scientists can use a well-established brain imaging technique called MEG, or magnetoencephalography, to measure brain function in recipients of cochlear implants, including young children.