Hearing Impairment and Spoken Language:
Creating a Base for Auditory-Verbal Strategies

A Regional Conference sponsored by Auditory-Verbal International, Inc. and The Geoffrey Foundation

Tina Olmstead B.Sc., M.Sc., Cert.. AVT
Daniel Ling, Ph.D.
Carol Flexer, Ph.D., CCC-A, Cert. AVT
Donald M. Goldberg, Ph.D., CCC-SLP/A, Cert. AVT

Key Words: Announcements, Conferences

Hermit Club, Playhouse Square
Cleveland, OH

Saturday, October 24, 1998

About AVI:
Auditory-Verbal International, Inc. is a private non-profit international membership organization whose principal objective is to promote listening and speaking as a way of life for children who are deaf or hard of hearing. AVI's goals are to heighten public awareness of the Auditory-Verbal approach, ensure certification standards for Auditory-Verbal clinicians and professionals, and facilitate networking among professional and lay communities.

Conference Agenda:
8:00        Registration & Breakfast
8:30        Available Technology: A Brief Overview (Ling)
9:15        The Foundations of Auditory-Verbal Practice - Listening & Talking: Then & Now (Olmstead)
10:15      BREAK
10:30      Ongoing Diagnosis: Spoken Language and Hearing Aids and Cochlear Implants (Ling)
11:30      Auditory-Verbal Therapy: Techniques and Strategies (Olmstead)
12:30      LUNCH
1:45        Auditory-Verbal Graduates: An Update (Flexer, Goldberg)
2:30        Learning and Teaching in Early Phonological Development (Ling)
3:15        BREAK
3:30        Speech Development and Remediation (Ling)
4:15        Mainstreaming: A Process, Not a Product (Olmstead)
5:00        Questions and Discussion with Speakers
5:15        ADJOURNMENT

For Further Information Please Contact:
Auditory-Verbal International
2121 Eisenhower Avenue, Ste. 402
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-739-0395 FAX

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