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A Sound Start Portugese

Price£4.50
File TypePDF
Size5431.34K

This booklet has been written for the families and carers of babies and children under two who have recently received a cochlear implant.

First section: we aim to give you some practical advice about how to look after and wear the processor.

Second section: we will outline some of the changes we hope to see in your child's responses to sound in the early stages of learning to listen.

Third section: we will talk about how children learn to listen and talk. We want to show you how you can use your normal, daily routines to help your child make the most of their improved hearing.

Fourth section: we will make some suggestions about activities that will help your child at different stages.

Produced in collaboration with Gill Datta of the Nottingham Cochlear Implant Programme.

With thanks to Eugénio Batista, Maria da Graça Mendes e Helena Caria Escola Superior de Saúde, Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal and the cochlear implant team on Maderia for translation of this material.

 


Teenagers with Cochlear Implants

Price£5.00
File TypePDF
Size5907.84K

Making the transition from child to adult means those teenage years present many young people with a range of social and emotional challenges.  If you live or work with someone in their adolescence you'll be familiar with those challenges.  You may feel challenged yourself as you seek to support them while they assert and find their identity and independence.

This publication is written for those working with and living with young people of secondary school age who have cochlear implants and are facing the same issues as any teenager...


Anger Management in Teenagers

Price£10.00
File TypePDF
Size1469.2K

This new resource is an anger management scheme specifically developed to work with deaf teenagers, struggling to control their tempers. Its contains twelve detailed lessons plans, with specific targets and outcomes, suitable for one to one or group work.The basis of anger management lies in the understanding of our own emotions and other peoples emotions . Throughout this scheme there is an emphasis on broadening the deaf child's perspective on relationships and emotions and finding new more positive ways to cope with negative emotions and challenging situations. It is full of practical suggestions and ideas for discussion and role play. It has been developed by Julie Mather, a highly experienced Teacher of the Deaf.


Deafblindness and Cochlear Implantation

Price£5.00
File TypePDF
Size3411K

Deafblindness is a distinct disability. Deafblindness is a combined vision and hearing disability. It limits the activities of a person and restricts their full participation in society to such a degree that society is required to faciliate specific services, environmental alterations and/or technology. The introduction of cochlear implants has dramatically changed the outlook for children and adults with deafblindness. Deafblindness is a very hetrerogeneous group of disorders, ranging from congenital deafblindness with additional dysfunctions, to acquired restrictions of vision and hearing.


Colouring book: .................... finds out about cochlear implants

Price£2.00
File TypePDF
Size794K

This is a colouring book for children to help talk through the process of cochlear implantation. Each page has a space for their name and there is a space for their photograph at each stage.

Colouring book: .................... has a cochlear implant

Price£2.00
File TypePDF
Size766.56K

This colouring book is for children to help talk through the process of cochlear implantation. Each page has a space for their name and there is a space for their photograph at each stage.


Colouring book: .................... gets a speech processor

Price£2.00
File TypePDF
Size681K

This colouring book is for children to help talk through the process of cochlear implantation. Each page has a space for their name and there is a space for their photograph at each stage.

Connect & Communicate Book 3

Price£2.00
File TypePDF
Size919.48K

These 3 new booklets are for families with newly identified deaf babies, in partnership with the NDCS.

  • Let's have fun together
  • Making the communication connection
  • Language for life

These beautifully illustrated and easy to read booklets will be of great value for families and professionals alike, as a friendly introduction to communicating with new deaf babies.


Connect & Communicate Book 2

Price£2.00
File TypePDF
Size1010.39K

These 3 new booklets are for families with newly identified deaf babies, in partnership with the NDCS.

  • Let's have fun together
  • Making the communication connection
  • Language for life

These beautifully illustrated and easy to read booklets will be of great value for families and professionals alike, as a friendly introduction to communicating with new deaf babies.


Connect & Communicate Book 1

Price£2.00
File TypePDF
Size1061.78K

These 3 new booklets are for families with newly identified deaf babies, in partnership with the NDCS.

  • Let's have fun together
  • Making the communication connection
  • Language for life

These beautifully illustrated and easy to read booklets will be of great value for families and professionals alike, as a friendly introduction to communicating with new deaf babies.


A Sound Start

Price£4.00
File TypePDF
Size2875.3K

This booklet has been written for the families and carers of babies and children under two who have recently received a cochlear implant. First section: we aim to give you some practical advice about how to look after and wear the processor. Second section: we will outline some of the changes we hope to see in your child's responses to sound in the early stages of learning to listen. Third section: we will talk about how children learn to listen and talk. We want to show you how you can use your normal, daily routines to help your child make the most of their improved hearing. Fourth section: we will make some suggestions about activities that will help your child at different stages. Produced in collaboration with Gill Datta of the Nottingham Cochlear Implant Programme.


Primary Book

Price£5.00
File TypePDF
Size6118K

This book has been written with both parents and professionals in mind. It aims to address issues that can arise during the primary years and in particular suggests ways to helpl your child or pupil to: develop and expand their communication skills within the challenges of the primary school classroom and everyday life.

Setting off with Words

Price£5.00
File TypePDF
Size1503K

Once first words begin to develop, this book offers parents and carers suggestions to help move communciation and spoken language forward.

Moving On Book 2

Price£4.00
File TypePDF
Size1235K

Moving On Book 2: Listening and Language looks at the listening and language demands of early years education with ideas for activities to encourage and develop a range of language skills. Produced in collaboration with Gill Datta from the Nottingham Cochlear Implant Programme. With thanks to the Burwood Foundation and Birkdale Trust for sponsorship.

Moving On Book 1

Price£4.00
File TypePDF
Size1236K

Moving On: Early Years Education focuses on getting ready for school, including giving non-specialist teaching staff some key information about children with Cochlear Implants. Produced in collaboration with Gill Datta from the Nottingham Cochlear Implant Programme. With thanks to the Burwood Foundation and Birkdale Trust for sponsorship.

Personal Understanding of Deafness (PUD)

Price£6.00
File TypePDF
Size514.22K

The Personal Understanding of Deafness (PUD programme) was developed over a number of years, with Rotherham Service for Hearing Impaired Children and coordinated by Jackie Salter, to address the specific social, communication confidence and self-esteem needs of children with a significant hearing loss. It is designed to accommodate children who..

  • Use a variety of aids - hearing aids, cochlear implants, BAHAs
  • Use a different communication modes
  • Attend a variety of educational placements
  • Consequently it is skeletal in its structure to allow for flexibility of planning and delivery