The purpose of this course is to provide licensed speech-language pathologists and parents with therapy techniques and strategies for working with children who have a cochlear implant(s). The course covers audition and verbal language relationship, and specific treatment strategies and activities related to auditory skills development, speech sound production, expressive and receptive language, and voice in pediatric cochlear implant recipients. This course is open captioned.
Course created on August 9, 2016
- After this course, participants will be able to list 8-10 variables that affect the speech, language and voice success in children who receive cochlear implants.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the importance of a Cochlear Implant MAP.
- After this course, participants will be able to list and describe the goals and strategies of a speech pathology treatment program for children who receive cochlear implants.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the hierarchy of cuing strategies in developing speech and language skills in children who have received cochlear implants.
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least 3 caregiver responsibilities and strategies in developing speech and language skills in their children.
|0-5 Minutes||Review of Learner Outcomes and Introduction|
|5-10 Minutes||The Brain, Audition and Verbal Language Development|
|10-20 Minutes||Pre-Implant activities for the Speech Language Pathologist|
|20-30 Minutes||Variables affecting the rate of language acquisition with Cls|
|30-40 Minutes||Cochlear implant sequence of skill development|
|40-75 Minutes||Therapy strategies for clinicians and caregivers|
|75-85 Minutes||Device configurations and therapy strategies|
|85-90 Minutes||Summary; Q&A|
Charlotte Ruder, MS, CCC-SLP/A
Charlotte Ruder, MS, CCC-SLP/A is a Speech-language Pathologist II at Cincinnati Children's Hospital. Her professional focus is the development of listening and speech/language skills in children with hearing loss and parent training. She is a member of the CCHMC Cochlear Implant Team. She has presented locally, nationally, and internationally on pediatric speech/language and hearing loss. She has participated in a number of research studies related to children with hearing loss.
Amanda Singer, MA, CCC-SLP
Amanda Singer, MA, CCC-SLP is a Speech-Language Pathologist at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Green Township. Her areas of interest and expertise is working with children and families impacted by preschool language disorders, speech sound disorders and hearing loss and deafness. Amanda is a member of the Interdisciplinary Cochlear Implant Team, as well as the Hearing Loss and Deafness practice team within the Division. Amanda has been with the Division of Speech-Language Pathology for six years.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in partnership with Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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