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Emergent Literacy in LSL Intervention - Winter 2021

Experience Overview

With early and appropriate interventions, children with hearing loss are capable of better outcomes in speech, language, listening, and literacy. Join us as we highlight current research, early literacy milestones, and tools for growing pre-literacy skills in Listening and Spoken Language (LSL) intervention.

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Experience Details

Dates

Live sessions are held on Tuesdays February 16, 23, March 2, 9 from 8-9:30 PM ET.

Learning Credits

This learning experience offers 10 CEUs from the AG Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language® and 1.0 CEU from the American Academy of Audiology.

Learning Level

Aspiring (Basic)

Experience Facilitator

Darcy Stowe M.S. CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT

Darcy L. Stowe is a Speech-Language Pathologist and Certified Listening and Spoken Language Specialist (Cert AVT) at Hearts for Hearing in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma with 15 years of experience in working with children with hearing loss and their families. For many years, she served as the Director of Training and Support Services as well as the Director of Tuition-Based Services at Hearts for Hearing. Currently, she is the Director of Listening and Spoken Language Specialists at Hearts for Hearing where she oversees the clinical work of a team of dedicated Speech-Language Pathologists who are Listening and Spoken Language Specialists (LSLS) or are pursuing certification as a LSLS.

Experience Facilitator

Lindsay Hanna M.S. CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT

Lindsay Hanna is a Speech-Language Pathologist and Certified Listening and Spoken Language Specialist (Cert AVT) with Hearts for Hearing in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Lindsay is Director of the Listening and Spoken Language Clinic and ensures the smooth running of the clinic and community-based services in cooperation with the Pediatric/CI providers to maximize listening and spoken language outcomes for children with hearing loss in addition to providing weekly listening and spoken language therapy services for infants and children. She coordinates an annual summer camp for elementary-age graduates of the program with an emphasis on community involvement and maximizing conversational competency. Mrs. Hanna currently serves as Past-President for the Oklahoma Speech Language and Hearing Association as well as ASHA’s State Advocate for Reimbursement (STAR). She is a member of the Oklahoma Healthcare Authority Medical Advisory Committee, the Oklahoma Audiology Task Force, the Health Services Advisory Committee, and Zero to Three.

Learning Structure

For each of our online Learning Experiences, learners gather in a private group space to access the course content. Courses include resources, such as videos, articles, handouts, and quizzes, to help learners comprehend, apply, practice, and reflect on the content of each session. Courses with live interactive sessions are held on Adobe Connect, our virtual classroom, with the course facilitator.

Registration will open on Jan. 19, 2021

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Learning Objectives

  • Identify one novel emergent literacy developmental milestone, one listening and spoken language (LSL) strategy to support emergent literacy, and one strategy for reading aloud for children birth to 12 months of age.
  • Identify one novel emergent literacy developmental milestone, one listening and spoken language (LSL) strategy to support emergent literacy, and one strategy for reading aloud for children one to two years of age.
  • Identify one novel emergent literacy developmental milestone, one listening and spoken language (LSL) strategy to support emergent literacy, and one strategy for reading aloud for children three years of age.
  • Identify one novel emergent literacy developmental milestone, one listening and spoken language (LSL) strategy to support emergent literacy, and one strategy for reading aloud for children four years of age.

CEUs and Participating

Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) are offered for this learning experience. Although there’s no cost to you as a participant to register for this course or CEU credits, your full commitment to participate and engage in the learning is considered your contribution. Learn More

10

AG Bell

1.0

AAA

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Hearing First is approved by the Alexander Graham Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language® to offer Academy CEUs for this activity. The program is worth a maximum of 10 CEUs. Academy approval of this continuing education activity is based on course content only and does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedure, or adherence of the event to the Academy's Code of Ethics. Any views that are presented are those of the presenter/CE Provider and not necessarily of the Alexander Graham Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language®.

Logo: American Academy of Audiology - Continuing Education in Audiology

Hearing First is approved by the American Academy of Audiology to offer Academy CEUs for this activity. The program is worth a maximum of 1.0 CEUs. Academy approval of this continuing education activity is based on course content only and does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedure, or adherence of the event to the Academy's Code of Ethics. Any views that are presented are those of the presenter/CE Provider and not necessarily of the American Academy of Audiology.

How to Earn CEUs

Each session of this learning experience includes pre-learning content and discussion prompts that should be reviewed before each live interaction session. 

Learners can earn 10 CEUs from the AG Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language® and 1.0 CEUs for 10 CEU hours from the American Academy of Audiology for this course. No partial CEUs will be awarded.   

The requirements for earning CEUs are as follows: 

  • Each session has assignments customized for the content, objectives, and are designed to take approximately one hour. On the course homepage, overall requirement progress is tracked. On the session page, additional requirement details are available and tracked. Detailed pre-learning instructions can be found at the top of the lesson page.
  • Some assignments may include watching a video*. There may be several videos in the pre-learning lessons. You may stop and start the videos as often as you wish. 
  • At the end of a video or lesson, you may be prompted to complete a quizAfter the results are revealed, marking “Done” will prompt a message letting you know it was received.
  • Some assignments may include completing a form and uploading it into the course. There will be specific instructions for uploading documents.
  • Share with other learners in the discussion forum
  • Attend the full live session each week. The day of the live session you will receive an email with the link or return to the course homepage to access the link. You are encouraged to log in at least 20 minutes early for troubleshooting technology and connectivity prior to the start of the session.
  • Complete the Feedback Survey within 2 weeks. The link is emailed the day after the final live session, or return to the course homepage to access the link.
  • After completing the Feedback Survey you will receive an email with a link to download a customized CEU certificate, or return to the course homepage to access the link.

*To ensure that your CEU progress is tracking properly, we suggest enabling your browser's popups. Note that your progress won’t show immediately, as the system may take up to 24 hours to refresh.

Looking forward to seeing you online!

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Disclosure

  • Darcy Stowe, M.S. CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT., is the Director of Listening and Spoken Language Specialists at Hearts for Hearing. She has received compensation from Hearing First for facilitating this learning experience.
  • Lindsay Hanna, M.S. CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT., is the Director of the Listening and Spoken Language Clinic. She currently serves as Past-President for the Oklahoma Speech Language and Hearing Association as well as ASHA’s State Advocate for Reimbursement (STAR). She is a member of the Oklahoma Healthcare Authority Medical Advisory Committee, the Oklahoma Audiology Task Force, the Health Services Advisory Committee, and Zero to Three. She has received compensation from Hearing First for facilitating this learning experience.

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Registration will open on Jan. 19, 2021

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