Functional auditory assessment is critical to determine level of function, develop appropriate intervention goals, & achieve maximum outcomes. This course looks in detail at functional auditory assessment/intervention to provide SLPs with a better understanding of hearing loss in children, in terms of the broader speech, language, and academic contexts that are driven by learning to listen.
Course created on April 24, 2019
- After this course, participants will be able to describe an assessment protocol model used successfully for children with hearing loss at Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech-Jacksonville (a.k.a., Clarke Jacksonville).
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to assess functional auditory performance, to interpret results, and to develop auditory intervention goals along a continuum of skills using a minimum of four tools.
- After this course, participants will be able to list five or more intervention techniques that provide optimal outcomes for listening and spoken language proficiency.
|5-20 Minutes||Basic Knowledge|
|40-50 Minutes||Intervention Examples & Tips|
|50-55 Minutes||Case Study, References & Conclusion|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Susan G. Allen
MED, CED, MEd CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVEd
Susan G. Allen, MED, CED, MEd, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVEd, is the founder of Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech, Jacksonville campus (formerly known as Clarke Jacksonville Auditory/Oral Center for Deaf Children). She retired after serving as the school and clinic’s director for 16 years. She is the author of the Auditory Perception Test for the Hearing Impaired, third edition, and the companion guidebook “From Assessment to Intervention, Plural Publishing, 2016. Her life’s passion has been to teach children to listen and talk and to function successfully in the mainstream alongside hearing peers. She has 50 years of experience teaching deaf children to listen for intelligible speech and oral language and has presented over 100 papers, courses, and workshops nationally. She has been invited as a keynote speaker and lecturer at numerous conventions and universities. She has served on several committees and Boards for special needs children. Susan served as the Listening and Spoken Language Supervisor of Clarke Jacksonville for 23 years; currently, she consults, mentors LSLS candidates and provides auditory-verbal therapy.
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