This online lecture series will focus on the role of the Itinerant Support Teacher: Hearing as they support students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (DHH) in the mainstream classroom.
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.
With full national coverage of Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Programs in Australia and increased access to information about hearing loss and management options through early intervention service providers and the electronic media, more parents of babies with severe-profound hearing loss have the opportunity and knowledge to seek very early cochlear implantation for their baby (before 12 months of age). Early intervention service providers have an important role to play in assessing
The potential for the Infant Monitor of vocal Production (IMP) (Cantle Moore, 2004, 2009, 2013) to promote parent education, and inform parent-professional decision making in early intervention for neonatal hearing loss, has been highlighted in a longitudinal series of pilot studies monitoring the nature and pace of infant vocal development as a function of hearing experience (Cantle Moore, 2008, 2011).
When parents struggle with a complex decisions regarding the health care of their child, service providers can become facilitators for addressing difficult change. Motivational Interviewing (MI) is “a collaborative conversation style for strengthening a person’s own motivation and commitment to change.” This presentation introduces participants to MI as an efficacious approach to working with individuals facing difficult change. The basic “spirit” of MI, its core skills, and its positive
When deciding on the support options for a late cochlea implant child, it's important to important to conduct this review within the context of the student profile and current research into neural plasticity and listening/speech/language outcomes for this population. These considerations will affect goal setting and teaching and learning sequences. This lecture will provide a series of case studies of students who received a cochlea implant later age and the goal setting hierarchy that was
This online lecture series will focus on the role of the Specialist Teachers of Students with Vision Impairment as they support students who are Blind or have Vision impairment (BVI) in the mainstream classroom. These one hour lectures are available to watch live and will be recorded. All registrations will receive a link to the captioned recording.
In this series of eight 30-minute online lectures, Paul Pagliano takes you on a stimulating journey into the exciting world of the senses. He’s on a quest for sensational ways to expand the sense repertoire capacities of children with sense learning difficulties, to help them use their sense abilities to make meaning.
This is a series of six online lectures related to all areas of audiology. These sessions can be accessed via captioned recording. This series is a collaboration between the RIDBC Renwick Centre and Cochlear Australia and New Zealand. These seminars have 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 each.
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.
This series of webinars focused on the analysis of objective and subjective student performance and learning environment data to inform school support services. The four seminars have been endorsed by the Audiological Society of Australia for 1.5 CPD points each.