Tag Archive: Spoken Language

August 26th, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

On your mark… get set… go! In a track and field competition, runners race around the track, jumping hurdle after hurdle in an attempt to be the first to the finish line.  It’s an incredible […]

July 1st, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Maximizing Brain Adaptability: Enhancing Listening for Language Development, Speech Perception, and Music Appreciation  Beverly Wright, Ph.D., Northwestern University, School of Communication  Kate Gfeller, Ph.D., University of Iowa, School of Music Pamela Souza, Ph.D., Northwestern University, […]

June 28th, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off

Cheryl L. Dickson, M.Ed., LSLS Cert. AVT, Auditory-Verbal ConsultancyHelen M. Morrison, Ph.D., CCC-A, LSLS Cert. AVTMary Boucher Jones, M.A., CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT, Listen and Learn Auditory-Verbal Communication Center, Inc.    To become a Listening […]

June 16th, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off

How many times have you been humming along in a conversation with a child when suddenly, a simple question stops him in his tracks?  Once you get beyond the rote answers to, “What’s your name?” […]

June 12th, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

AG Bell Convention 2014 is just two weeks away.  The countdown has begun!  As you begin to pack your suitcases, here are a few tips for how to get the most out of your Convention experience […]

June 2nd, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

It’s my favorite time of the (every other) year — AG Bell Convention time!  Ever since my first convention back in 2012, this event has been the highlight of my (every other) summer.  For me, […]

April 23rd, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Have you ever read a post on Cochlear Implant Online and thought, “Wow!  I wish I could have a therapist like that to work with my child!”? Well, now you can!  We often receive requests […]

April 20th, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

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In the past month, I’ve had some incredible opportunities to spend time with a group of children I don’t often see — children with typical hearing — teaching them about hearing loss and how better […]