Join us to hear from world-renowned presenters in a one-day webinar focusing on supporting students impacted by hearing loss and helping them to get the most out of their education.
Appropriate for both those new to teaching and those who have been teaching for many years, this webinar will cover key the topics of:
- Classroom acoustics
- Assistive listening devices and classroom strategies for listening
- How Hear and Say can help
- Supporting children who are multilingual
- Supporting children and families experiencing trauma or adversity
- Supporting children with additional disabilities
- The Impact of Theory of Mind (ToM) on literacy (i.e. the development of our mind as we grow and learn)
Meet the guest presenters
Dr Jenna Voss
PhD, CED, LSLS Cert AVEd
As a National Leadership Consortium in Sensory Disabilities fellow, Dr Voss completed her PhD in Speech and Hearing Sciences in the Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. She is also a certified Listening and Spoken Language Educator. Dr Voss’s background is as a teacher of the deaf and early intervention provider. Recently she has investigated how research findings in cognitive psychology might be applied to the field of deaf education to improve the efficiency of learning and instruction of pre-service teachers.
Dr Uma Soman
PhD, LSLS Cert AVEd
Dr Soman is a certified Listening and Spoken Language Specialist Auditory-Verbal Educator with over 15 years of experience in working with families and training professionals. She is the co-founder and director of professional development at Listening Together, working with professionals across the world to enhance their knowledge and skills to teach children who are deaf and hard of hearing and empower their families.
Dr Elizabeth Rosenzweig
PhD, CCC-SLP LSLS Cert
Dr Rosenzweig is a certified Listening and Spoken Language Auditory-Verbal Therapist. She is Assistant Professor and Chair of the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at Yeshiva University Stern College for Women. Her research interests include personnel preparation, Auditory-Verbal outcomes, and trauma-informed care.
M.S.Ed, LSLS Cert AVEd
Teri is Executive Director-Emeritus of St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf. Teri has degrees in Deaf Education and Early Childhood. She has taught auditory-based programming for infants through to middle school students. Teri is Past-President of the A.G. Bell LSL Academy Board. She has presented internationally on Auditory and Executive Function and Theory of Mind development.
This webinar meets the Australian Professional Standards of:
1.5 Differentiate teaching to meet the specific needs of students across the full range of abilities
1.6 Strategies to support full participation of students with a disability
3.5 Use effective classroom communications
4.1 Support student participation
An application has been made to the AG Bell Academy for CEU points.