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Deaf Children at Primary School for Teaching Assistants

Most deaf children who use technology to hear are educated within a mainstream setting, many with the support of a learning or communication assistant.  This course will update you on the latest technologies: what they provide and the challenges faced by children... Read more >

June 9, 2015

Deaf Education 2015: Theory of mind and pragmatic language skills

During a quiz game, Ruby (Aged 8) whispers to her Dad “I’m going to make up a question for Jay, this one is too hard. He’ll get upset” Ruby has a well developed Theory of Mind; she can think about what others know, feel and think. She can see... Read more >

June 12, 2015

Assessing Children's Narrative Skills: Implications for Academic Success

We are thrilled that Dr Carol Westby will be with us from the US to deliver this exciting one day course. Narrative language skills in the elementary grades predict how well children do on academic tasks in later school years. Consequently, educators and interventio... Read more >

June 15, 2015

Children with Cochlear Implants in the Early Years

Starting school is a difficult time as the communication demands for all children increase.  Now they need words to access the curriculum, to tell stories, to negotiate and to take part in complex role play.    Consider different learning situation... Read more >

June 16, 2015

Deaf Children at Secondary School for Teaching Assistants

The secondary learning environment poses many challenges, multiple teachers and fast paced, delivering appropriate support can be difficult. This course provides the opportunity to learn about the latest hearing technologies: the advantages and limitations. Contrast s... Read more >

June 23, 2015

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