This course will inform the participant about the value of identifying young children who are at risk for auditory processing disorders and listening deficits. Brain neuroplasticity and benefits of early intervention will be stressed. The Auditory Skills Assessment test (Geffner and Goldman) will be highlighted.
Course created on September 28, 2015
- After this course, participants will be able to identify critical auditory and listening stages for young children.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe benefits of early testing and intervention due to brain neuroplasticity.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify a measure to evaluate young childrens auditory skills for early intervention.
|5-15 Minutes||Developmental stages for auditory skills and listening|
|15-35 Minutes||Measures and assessments of young childrens auditory skills and outcomes including the ASA|
|35-50 Minutes||Neuroplasticity and benefits of early identification|
|50-55 Minutes||Importance of early identification of auditory deficits and intervention for development of reading and learning skills|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
Donna Geffner, PhD, CCC-SLP/A
Donna Geffner is a full professor and Director of the St. John’s University AuD program for the Long Island Consortium. She is the former Director and Founder of the Speech and Hearing Center and the Graduate Programs. She is dually certified and licensed as an audiologist and speech-language pathologist and maintains a private practice on Long Island.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in cooperation with Pearson.
Content Disclosure: This learning event will primarily focus on the Auditory Skills Assessment (ASA; published by Pearson) and not on related products.
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