sound practice in action
The Level 1 AST Certification Training Program: Instructional Portion will introduce the professional to Auditory Skills Training (AST), a form of client/family-centered aural rehabilitation for older children, teenagers and adults with hearing loss who are using newly acquired cochlear implant(s).
Participants who completed the Instructional Portion of Level 1 Certification in AST program engage in group mentoring experience that involves observation of AST sessions, interactive analysis and guidance. Each mentoring day will provide 7 hours of AST analysis and discussion led and moderated by an experienced AST practitioner; taking place via a tele-conferencing platform that is HIPAA compliant.
Auditory-Verbal Practice (AVP) has evolved significantly as a result of the wealth of information the profession gained from the research and clinical best-practices of the past decade. This three-day workshop will provide an in-depth review of these changes and what they look like in the clinic or the families' home today.
When parents engage in serve and return conversations with their children, listening and spoken language learning opportunities are quantifiably and qualitatively rich and the architecture of the brain undergoes astonishing growth and change. Learn the science and art of the strategies and conditions that parents can use and/or manipulate so that all meaningful conversations have a starring role in expanding their children's listening and spoken language learning skills...
KAREN MACIVER LUX