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Engineering Executive Function for Children with Hearing Loss

Engineering Executive Function for Children with Hearing Loss

Executive function is used to help us plan, learn, attend, self-regulate and manage in everyday situations. This course will explore current research and implications for intervention in regards to executive function for children with hearing loss.

Leap into Literacy for Children with Hearing Loss

Leap into Literacy for Children with Hearing Loss

Literacy skills are fundamental for formal education and are crucial for success across a lifespan. Literacy learning requires a systematic well designed instructional approach, and children with hearing loss highly benefit from specific strategies to support and address their unique learning needs.

The Functional Listening Index-Paediatric® (FLI-P®) – Monitoring Listening Skills for Positive Progress

The Functional Listening Index-Paediatric® (FLI-P®) – Monitoring Listening Skills for Positive Progress

Functional listening skills underpin language, literacy, communication development and social competence. How can we closely track functional auditory skill development from infancy? This course focuses on the understanding and use of the Functional Listening Index – Paediatric (FLI-®) – a new research-based tool designed to assist the tracking and monitoring of a child’s listening skills in everyday life scenarios.

Navigating Friendships for Students with Hearing Loss

Navigating Friendships for Students with Hearing Loss

This course focuses on the role of friendships on social wellbeing and the impact of hearing loss on communication and social development. It provides strategies for teachers and educators to help support students in navigating friendships.

Building Consistent Hearing Aid Use in Young Children

Young children with hearing loss are too young to understand the importance and impact of wearing hearing aids consistently therefore they rely on their parents/caregivers to encourage optimal hearing aid use from as early on as possible. At certain stages, the responsibility of supporting consistent hearing aid use can be a daunting task for parents due to a range of factors/challenges.

Music for children and adolescents with hearing loss

Music for children and adolescents with hearing loss

Facilitated by Dr Chi Yhun Lo, Postdoctoral Researcher at the Australian Institute of Health Innovation and an Adjunct Fellow at Macquarie University. Chi has consulted with Cochlear Limited on a number of music-based applications such as “Bring Back the Beat”.

The Functional Listening Index-Paediatric (FLI-P®) – Monitoring Listening Skills for Positive Progress

The Functional Listening Index-Paediatric (FLI-P®) – Monitoring Listening Skills for Positive Progress

Functional listening skills underpin language, literacy, communication development and social competence. How can we closely track functional auditory skill development from infancy? This course focuses on the understanding and use of the Functional Listening Index – Paediatric (FLI-®) – a new research based tool designed to assist the tracking and monitoring of a child’s listening skills in everyday life scenarios.

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