Calendar of Events

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Hearing Impairment Courses
When: Throughout 2014
Location: Online
Course Code: RC484
Presented by: Dr Jane Madell

This is a series of six online lectures related to all areas of audiology. These sessions can be accessed live and/ or via a recording at a later date. This is the first seminar. This seminar has been endorsed by the Audiological Society of Australia for 1.5 CPD points and the AG Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language has approved the program to offer 1 LSLS™ CEU.

Vision Impairment Courses
When: Throughout 2014
Location: Online
Course Code: RC486
Presented by: Dr Karen Wolffe

In this series of one-hour recorded presentations, Dr. Karen Wolffe introduces listeners to areas of concern in the lives of children and youth with visual impairments that are often overlooked or under-represented in general education and home settings: Career Education, Social Skills, Recreation & Leisure, Transition, and Independent Living. These are not live events.

Hearing Impairment Courses
When: Throughout 2014
Location: Online
Course Code: RC485
Presented by: Dr Cheryl DeConde Johnson

This series of webinars focus on the analysis of objective and subjective student performance and learning environment data to inform school support services. The five step process begins with development of a student performance profile derived from assessments that traverse academic, social, and communication domains. These seminars have been endorsed by the Audiological Society of Australia for 1.5 CPD points each.

Vision Impairment Courses
When: Tuesday 14 October 2014
Location: Online
Course Code: RC460
Presented by: Dr Karen Wolffe

In this series of one-hour presentations, Dr. Karen Wolffe introduces listeners to areas of concern in the lives of children and youth with visual impairments that are often overlooked or under-represented in general education and home settings: Career Education, Social Skills, Recreation & Leisure, Transition, and Independent Living.

Hearing Impairment Courses
When: Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 October 2014
Location: RIDBC Renwick Centre
Course Code: RC463
Presented by: Keynote Presenters Dr Peter Hauser and Dr Karen Emmorey

This is a collaboration between the RIDBC Renwick Centre and La Trobe University.
This Symposium is the fourth in the Deaf Studies Research Symposium series, following similar events in 1998, 2003 and 2008. RIDBC Renwick Centre looks forward to continuing this tradition of sharing ground-breaking research in Deaf Studies, with a special focus on Deaf people’s language, culture, history and education.The theme of the event is ‘The Deaf Brain’ – neuroscience is becoming one of the most

Hearing Impairment Courses
When: Monday 27-Friday 31 October 2014
Location: RIDBC Renwick Centre
Course Code: RC458
Presented by: Dr Breda Carty, Dr Susannah Macready and Darlene Thornton

This week long workshop will present new information about Deaf History, and will include a ‘mini-conference’ where participants are encouraged to present their own work and receive constructive feedback. The workshop will also provide practical opportunities for learning how to find, analyse and share historical resources and research.

Hearing Impairment Courses
When: Monday 10 November 2014
Location: Victorian Deaf Education Institute
Course Code: RC477
Presented by: Hester MacMillan

This day is divided into two sessions: Enhancing the social skills of children with hearing impairment in the primary years and Issues in identity and social development in teenagers with hearing impairment.

Hearing Impairment Courses
When: 12pm Wednesday 19 November
Location: Online
Course Code: RC466
Presented by: Andrea Gibbons

This course introduces some essential ingredients for successful therapy and provides some tips for ensuring that therapy sessions reach “the sweet spot”.

Hearing Impairment Courses
When: 12pm Wednesday 26 November 2014
Location: Online
Course Code: RC496
Presented by: Kay Hooper

Speech acoustic information facilitates assumptions about a child’s access to speech sounds when reviewing aided and unaided audiograms, allows teachers to diagnose which electrode needs ‘tweaking’ on a cochlear implant MAP and assists in selecting the appropriate facilitating sound to use when remediating speech development. This seminar will provide an introduction to speech acoustics and some concrete examples of how to use this knowledge in your practice. This event has been endorsed by

Vision Impairment Courses
When: Friday 28 November 2014
Location: Online
Course Code: RC461
Presented by: Dr Karen Wolffe

In this series of one-hour presentations, Dr. Karen Wolffe introduces listeners to areas of concern in the lives of children and youth with visual impairments that are often overlooked or under-represented in general education and home settings: Career Education, Social Skills, Recreation & Leisure, Transition, and Independent Living.

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