This lecture focuses on the incidental or casual learning needs of very young children who cannot easily see the roles that older children and adults around them play out in their daily lives. The importance of providing structured activities to teach these youngsters about the world around them and their place (roles and responsibilities) within their families and communities is emphasised.
The RIDBC Renwick Centre offers comprehensive e-Learning programs covering:
- Interactive Lectures
- Audio and Video Resources
- Downloads, Forums and Quizzes
Many of these resources are free to access, however some require registration.
To register, please click on the Register link at the bottom of the course description. Alternatively print off the Continuing Professional Education Course Registration Form (PDF 319KB) below. Fill it out and fax/post it to RIDBC Renwick Centre.
Children receiving bilateral implants have specific needs with regard to clinical management, particularly when the implants are received sequentially in two separate operations. Some of the issues to be raised in preoperative counseling to ensure families make an informed decision and are prepared for the postoperative period will be reviewed. Aspects of postoperative management, particularly the promotion of bilateral implant use, will also be discussed.
Cochlear has an extensive portfolio of resources to support the wider community. This session will introduce participants to new resources that they may find helpful in therapy including, 'My Experience Book' App, 'Track a Listening Child', 'Sound Foundation for Children', 'LEAPing on with Language' (for school aged children). Information about the many new resources, including the new data logging feature in Nucleus 6 may be useful to assist with tracking and monitoring the child's
This lecture is devoted to a discussion of how to facilitate self-advocacy by teaching young people assertive communication skills, problem solving and goal setting skills, and how to self-disclose comfortably.
This lecture introduces nonvisual techniques and resources for taking care of one’s self (grooming and hygiene) and one’s living space.
How do we know if technology is appropriate and appropriately set? This presentation will discuss validation of technology performance to determine if technology is appropriate, evaluation of speech perception, and when to consider changing technology or moving to cochlear implants.
This series of webinars focus on the analysis of objective and subjective student performance and learning environment data to inform school support services. This session provides examination of a student with additional needs and placement options to determine the appropriate placement.
UEB Online is a training program for sighted people to learn Unified English Braille (UEB). Unified English Braille has been adopted by many countries and replaces standard english braille. This program is the first online UEB training tool. The program is suitable for classroom and specialist teachers, parents, teacher aides and other professionals supporting children and adults with vision impairment.
This lecture details strategies to encourage integration into physical education and sport for youngsters, particularly how to adapt equipment, modify the environment, or make other accommodations to facilitate inclusion.
This workshop will discuss when different types of technology are appropriate. We will use case examples to help understand how to determine if technology is providing appropriate benefit, and how to determine when it is time to modify technology settings or to move to different technology.