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This course is designed to assist the practitioner with the identification and application of theory to the auditory-based spoken language development of infants and children who are deaf/hard of hearing (D/HH). The course focuses on the integration of linguistic, auditory, cognitive, socio-emotional and speech skills via a family-centred approach to development. RIDBC Renwick Centre administers this course. Before enrolling in this course, review the RIDBC Renwick Centre Student Handbook and Practicum Handbook at http://www.ridbc.org.au/renwick/courses/current.php . Completion of this course requires attendance at a compulsory campus conference. Dates and venues of campus conferences are available in the RIDBC Renwick Centre Timetable located at http://www.ridbc.org.au/renwick/courses/current.php .
|Faculty||Faculty of Education and Arts|
|School||School of Education|
Semester 2 - 2014
Upon completion of this course, students will be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge/ability: 1. Research associated with the listening and spoken language development of infants and children who are DHH; 2. Critical analysis of early intervention listening and spoken language teaching behaviours used with children who are DHH and their families;and 3. Benchmarking, goal setting and program implementation for infants and children who are DHH and their families.
Topics will include: 1.Summary of associated LSL research; 2.Infant and child developmental factors; 3.Identification of LSL early intervention teaching behaviours; 4.Family-centred practice in early intervention; 5.Adult learning styles; 6.Review of assessment, benchmarking, and reporting in early intervention; 7.Integration of linguistic, auditory, cognitive, socio-emotional and speech development of infants and children using LSL; and 8.Red flags for development.
|Replacing Course(s)||Not applicable|
|Assumed Knowledge||- Qualified Teacher of the Deaf, Audiologist, or Speech Language Pathologist - LSL: Fundamentals|
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : IT Based
Email Discussion Group
Experience Based Learning
Self Directed Learning
|Timetable||2014 Course Timetables for EDUC6861|