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10 Ways a Speech-Language Pathologist Can Support Your School-Age Child

Dec. 6 2022

This webinar provides 10 strategic ways a speech-language pathologist’s skillset can help guide and support your child with hearing loss along the school-age continuum using a listening and spoken language approach. 

January 31, 2023: Trading in the One-Time In-Service for Consistent Communication with School Teams

A recording of the webinar will be posted by Feb. 7, 2023

Contact the Presenters

Britt Coffey, PhD, MEd
Massachusetts Mainstream Services Supervisor, Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech
bcoffey@clarkeschools.org
413.582.1113
clarkeschools.org 

Emily Snow, MED
Itinerant Teacher of the Deaf, Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech
esnow@clarkeschools.org
413.582.1121
clarkeschools.org 

Resources

  • DCD/CEC Position Statement PDF

  • Hearing Loss Simulations

    • A video that simulates what it may sound like to listen in a noisy classroom with and without an FM system to show teachers the benefit of wearing it.

    • A video that simulates listening in the classroom with an FM and without 

  • Vision Loss Simulations

    • A video that shows what people with different vision impairments see

    • Richmond Eye Associates website with photos of typical sight versus different vision impairments

    • Dona Sauerburger website with great ideas of how to create vision simulations and thought provoking activities in an in-service for other professionals
  • Apps:
    • ViaOpta Simulator: “Allows patients with visual impairments to better explain their eye conditions to friends, family and colleagues. Also has a personalized view of “My Condition” allowing users to save a specific condition setting.

    • Aira VIsion Sim: “The app simulates the most common eye diseases by using the camera and overlaying filters

  • Alternatives to Disability Simulations: 
    • University of Washington Article: panel of individuals to talk about lived experience, links to YouTube videos of people talking about their disability
    • PDF Article about when to use simulations – “Disability-related simulations- if, when, and how to use them in professional development”
  • Create your own audiogram
  • Confirmation Bias
    • Story on NPR about what confirmation bias is, and strategies to combat it
  • Active Listening

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