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Course # 4018
Getting Started with Auditory Skills for Young Children with Cochlear Implants

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Course Abstract

This introductory course identifies a hierarchy for auditory skill development in children with cochlear implants that considers linguistic and situational contexts in addition to auditory function. It also discusses practical applications of this hierarchy to a variety of habilitation settings.
This course was recorded on October 27, 2010


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Course Learning Outcomes

  • Participants will be able to outline a hierarchy of auditory skill development.
  • Participants will be able to state a rationale for considering the relevance of situational contexts to auditory goals in preparing targets.
  • Participants will be able to compare and contrast treatment plans given various auditory profiles in case study presentations.
  • Participants will be able to evaluate treatment techniques for maximizing auditory skill development.

Average Rating

(266 Ratings)

Most Recent Comments

Displaying 92 most recent comments out of 266 reviews

Review by: Erin on November 30, 2013
Great examples of therapeutic strategies
Review by: Angela on November 18, 2013
Good examples to use in treatment sessions
Review by: Courtney on November 18, 2013
Clearly presented and applicable information!
Review by: Tricia on November 17, 2013
I liked the examples and case studies
Review by: Tricia on November 11, 2013
information was well organized and strategies were functional skills that could be implemented right away.
Review by: Lorraine on November 4, 2013
Well organized, practical examples that can be used in my therapy.
Review by: Jessica on October 28, 2013
the diagrams
Review by: Kara on October 17, 2013
clear information
Review by: Tinesha on October 8, 2013
examples of how to apply strategies in therapy
Review by: Jada on October 3, 2013
Good, straight forward information that was easy to understand.
Review by: Colette on September 9, 2013
The functional examples and visual aides.
Review by: Danielle on August 27, 2013
The practical therapy techniques.
Review by: Shana on August 4, 2013
The information was relevant and applicable to my caseload. I could take the strategies and implement them.
Review by: Debbie on July 15, 2013
She gave a lot of good examples.
Review by: Erin on July 14, 2013
It was very simply stated and easy to understand.
Review by: della on June 30, 2013
The information was a wonderful review.
Review by: Annette on June 26, 2013
The instructor used good examples and tone in her voice.
Review by: Janet on May 6, 2013
She provided some good information
Review by: Susan on April 29, 2013
Concrete examples
Review by: Donna M. on March 23, 2013
excellent organization of material and use of examples
Review by: pam on March 9, 2013
It included good, practical suggestions that made sense
Review by: Danae on January 23, 2013
It had relevant information that can be applied to my practice.
Review by: Rebecca on January 4, 2013
The speaker and organization of materials
Review by: Lucia on January 3, 2013
She gave a lot of examples and transfer the theory to the therapy scenario.
Review by: Blaine on December 20, 2012
It started with the basics and gave lots of therapy ideas.
Review by: joan on December 7, 2012
Very clear presentation and well organized
Review by: Laurie on December 6, 2012
It was well organized, provided sufficient examples, covered all necessary information.
Review by: Jane on November 25, 2012
clear & concise
Review by: Kristian on November 23, 2012
Wonderful examples of the concepts presented. Strategies addressed are very relevant to working with this population.
Review by: Leah on November 22, 2012
clearly presented information illustrated with practical examples
Review by: Rebecca on November 13, 2012
it provided a lot of good info
Review by: Pamela on November 11, 2012
Plenty of examples given
Review by: Alicia on November 8, 2012
Very clear. Good examples. Practical info presented.
Review by: Andrea on October 29, 2012
Great examples for information presented as well as treatment strategies/hierarchy
Review by: Nancy on October 27, 2012
Included key information for working with this particular population.
Review by: Ellizabeth on October 22, 2012
I liked the way it was set up. OFtentimes, during really long presentations I get distracted. It fit into my prep period of the day.
Review by: Bambi on October 1, 2012
The examples were especially helpful.
Review by: Doreen on September 29, 2012
Too much information for this amount of time. Some of the examples used were confusing.
Review by: Kristen on September 16, 2012
Review by: Stephanie on September 4, 2012
Case studies
Review by: Sara on August 28, 2012
The information presented is useful for therapy setting.
Review by: Nancy on August 26, 2012
speaker very knowledgeable and gave great examples
Review by: Nancy on August 24, 2012
The presenter was extremely clear and made clear examples to reinforce abstract concepts.
Review by: Meredith on August 21, 2012
Clearly organized and presented
Review by: Kourtney on August 1, 2012
Her consistent use of examples to the strategies provided.
Review by: Tracey on July 20, 2012
Very knowledgable while giving clear breakdowns to therapy and tasks.
Review by: Debra on July 16, 2012
The integrated approach using structure and natural conversation as a child progresses. This allows a teaching mode and a functional, incentive mode to motivate children.
Review by: Alliete on June 19, 2012
The knowledge of the presenter and her examples.
Review by: Dayna on June 2, 2012
Practical ideas and ways of implementing the information.
Review by: Megan on May 28, 2012
Great examples of how to use appropriate cue-ing and modeling with kids with HI and how this may be different than we approach children with language delays. Thanks!
Review by: Heather on May 25, 2012
The style of teaching that the instructor used by giving examples made this course interesting.
Review by: Kristy on May 11, 2012
Nice use of practical examples to facilitate comprehension of material.
Review by: Lori on April 27, 2012
organized handout
Review by: Robert on April 22, 2012
Courses that are presented by those SLP's who are actually working in the area in which they are presenting often seem to have the most useable information Vs. the academics whose information comes from books. Ms. Garber was excellent.
Review by: Lindsay on April 21, 2012
The topic was outlined well, explained well, and concise yet very informative.
Review by: Nancy on April 17, 2012
The presenter gave many examples of how to use the information in therapy.
Review by: Jaime on April 11, 2012
example to use with students, lesson plans
Review by: Joanne on March 23, 2012
excellent speaker.
Review by: margaret on March 3, 2012
examples used
Review by: Sangeetha on January 28, 2012
very relevant to my work
Review by: Monica on January 20, 2012
It was laid out in a very organized way. It gave a good basic introduction to Auditory learning.
Review by: Jessica on January 17, 2012
There were a lot of suggestions that I can use in practice. I think it would have been more interesting had there been more involvement with the audience being targeted as the student in each task and then explaining what they were doing.
Review by: Abra on January 14, 2012
In depth material, but laid out in an easy to follow fashion with real-world examples. Thanks!
Review by: Melanie on January 14, 2012
Instructor managed the content well, had a good teaching pace with good examples.
Review by: Jenny on January 14, 2012
There were a lot of examples of how to implement the concepts presented.
Review by: Mary on January 14, 2012
I loved all the examples she provided. I am a grad student and it is always nice to know some activities and what works out in the real world!
Review by: Carol on January 7, 2012
knowledgable speaker, structured approach, practical examples
Review by: Sherry on December 28, 2011
Good info, but a little slow.
Review by: Ethelyn on December 27, 2011
The information was organized in a manner that promoted understanding.
Review by: Elaine on December 23, 2011
I have never worked with this type of client, but I got so much important information that I can use currently with my language impaired student. Well presented, interesting topic.
Review by: Karen on December 23, 2011
She used many examples and kept showing us how to use the material she waspresenting.
Review by: Josephine on December 22, 2011
good examples
Review by: Deborah on December 12, 2011
Provided functional information.
Review by: Patricia on December 6, 2011
Very useful information and provided a basic introduction to working with children with cochlear implants
Review by: Emily on December 1, 2011
Examples of activities
Review by: Laura on November 30, 2011
Good general tips for working with children with CIs.
Review by: Stacy on November 30, 2011
Practical Information, good Examples
Review by: Rebecca on November 28, 2011
Good basic information. Some video examples probably would have made it better.
Review by: Leane on November 25, 2011
An excellent introductory course.
Review by: amber on November 22, 2011
provided useful information regarding listening as well as useful activities to facilitate listening
Review by: Amy on November 13, 2011
The second half of the presentation was quite interesting and useful after a rather dry first half. Perhaps a briefer review of the intro information would improve the course and allow more time for the practical information.
Review by: Elyse on November 7, 2011
easy to follow. lots of examples.
Review by: Gail on November 4, 2011
Great information, well communicated
Review by: Misako on October 31, 2011
Very useful and practical information.
Review by: Denise on September 26, 2011
many examples used
Review by: Penny on September 18, 2011
Ashley's presentation was well organized and easy to follow. I have ideas I can take with me tomorrow into school.
Review by: Lori on September 15, 2011
clinical examples/application
Review by: Angela on September 15, 2011
She was able to give examples of each strategy instead of naming the strategy and that's all.

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Course Presenter

ashley s garber

Ashley S. Garber, M.S., CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert AVT

Ashley S. Garber, M.S., CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert AVT owns Listening and Language Connections, a private practice in Ann Arbor Michigan providing auditory verbal therapy services, LSLS mentoring and consulting. Her 15 years in the field include posts at the University of Michigan Cochlear Implant Program, the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center and privately in Venezuela. She is also an educational consultant for Cochlear Americas.

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