Recorded Webinars

Date Event Learning Objectives Associated Documents
04/24/2019 Auditory Skills and Language Development—a parent's role | Jeanette Smoot
  1. Learn about the auditory system and ways to keep the pathway open
  2. Establish a good listening environment at home and build targets into daily activities
  3. Understand the importance of sound input and the auditory skills hierarchies
3/27/2019 How to make reading time a meaningful moment with your child? | Kaytie Cook
  1. Review the importance of literacy for children whom are deaf and hard of hearing
  2. Use Listening and Spoken Language (LSL) strategies during Story Time.
  3. Adapt the LSL strategies based on different age groups.
  4. Learn how to select a good book
2/13/2019 Putting Parents in the Driver’s Seat: Empowering Parents with Tools to Facilitate Their Infant/Toddler’s Spoken Language Development | Nicole Martin
  1. Guide and coach parents to become the primary facilitators of their child’s listening and spoken language development through active consistent participation in individualized auditory-verbal therapy. (Principle 4)
  2. Guide and coach parents to create environments that support listening for the acquisition of spoken language throughout the child’s daily activities. (Principle 5)
  3. Guide and coach parents to help their child integrate listening and spoken language into all aspects of the child’s life. (Principle 6)
  4. Administer ongoing…informal diagnostic assessments to develop individualized auditory-verbal treatment plans, to monitor progress, and to evaluate the effectiveness of the plans for the child and family. (Principle 9)
1/23/2019 Strategies for developing listening and spoken language | Claire Annis
  • Provide you with explanations and examples of multiple LSL strategies for you to implement in natural settings around you and your child.
  • Gain confidence in using LSL strategies.
  • Become more aware of strategies you are already using.
12/12/2018 IEP and IFSP - A parental perspective | Amie Stelmack
  • Recognize and identify a variety of common acronyms used in IEP and IFSP meetings.
  • State five things that are beneficial to complete prior to an IEP meeting and why they are beneficial.
  • State five things which are beneficial to complete prior to an IFSP meeting and why they are beneficial.
  • State what a vision statement is in an IEP and be comfortable writing one for your child.
  • Understand the critical role of parents and state three tips for self-advocating.
  • State three outside resources where you can turn to for help with your child's IEP or IFSP.
11/06/2018 Behavioral Management | Clarissa Ong
  1. Describe the ABCs of behavior.
  2. Apply behavioral principles to understand child behavior.
  3. Use specific behavioral strategies to change child behavior.
10/24/2018 Coping with grief and emotions related to the diagnosis of hearing loss | Lauren Smith
9/26/2018 How to introduce your child with hearing loss to school? | Ana Caballero
6/20/2018 Cultural Considerations Working with CLD Families | Renee Lucero
5/23/2018 Summer Fun Ideas for Building Listening and Spoken Language Skills | Whitney Wright, MS
  1. Understand the importance of maximizing listening opportunities during the summer.
  2. Discuss concerns regarding your child’s hearing technology during typical summer activities.
  3. Explore troubleshooting strategies for the technology that can occur during the summer and/or family vacations.
  4. Explore different LSL strategies that can be incorporated into summer activities.
4/25/2018 Understanding the IFSP and the IEP process | Renee Lucero
3/14/2018 Understanding your child's hearing loss and the importance of the Ling 6 sounds Test | Ana Caballero and Renee Lucero
  • Describe basic terminology related on interpreting the audiogram
  • Explain the importance of the Ling 6 Sound Test
  • Perform a listening check
  • Explore different troubleshooting strategies
  • Understand important speech acoustic information for each of the 6 phonemes
1/31/2018 FM Systems and Wireless Technologies | Ana Caballero, MD, AuD
  • Learn what is and how an FM system works
  • Understand the importance of children using FM systems in different settings
  • Learn how wireless technology works
  • Discuss some of the most common wireless technology devices models to be used among children
12/13/2017 Hearing Loss: Types, causes and degrees [Video] | Ana Caballero, MD, AuD
  • Understand the parts of the ear and how hearing normally works.
  • Learn the definition of hearing loss and list the more common causes associated to hearing impairment.
  • Discuss the different types of hearing loss.
  • Understand the degree of hearing loss and how to interpret the audiogram.
11/15/2017 Conditioned Play Audiometry [Video] | Ana Caballero, MD, AuD
  • Understand the different types of hearing tests.
  • Recognize the importance of monitoring hearing.
  • Discuss what parents should expect from hearing assessment.
  • Understand the important role that parents play during hearing testing as test assistants.
  • Learn different activities that can help to get the child prepare for the hearing test.
10/25/2017 Visual Reinforcement Audiometry [Video] | Ana Caballero, MD, AuD
09/27/2017 Bilingualism: Can my child with hearing loss learn two languages? [Video] | Renee Lucero, PhD, LSLS Cert. AVEd and Ana Caballero, MD, AuD
08/29/2017 Accommodations in the School [Video] | Renee Lucero, PhD, LSLS Cert. AVEd
07/25/2017 Mainstreaming Success [Video] | Renee Lucero, PhD, LSLS Cert. AVEd
06/27/17 The Importance of Early Intervention and the Family Role [Video] | Renee Lucero, PhD, LSLS Cert. AVEd
05/24/17 Listen up for Literacy [Video] | Renee Lucero, PhD, LSLS Cert. AVEd
04/26/17 Language Strategies to Use at Home [Video] | Mi'kel Price
03/22/17 Supporting Auditory and Language Development [Video] | Ana Caballero