Oct 29, 2013 04:30 PM
This workshop will provide participants with information about the development of listening in children who are deaf and hard of hearing that utilize hearing aids and/or cochlear implants. Detailed information on hierarchies, strategies, and techniques that facilitate learning through listening will be addressed. Participants will have the opportunity to learn and apply information through a variety of media forms including videos and hands-on activities.
Hannah Eskridge, M.S.P., CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT, is the current CASTLE Director in the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at the University of North Carolina. She directs the Professional Training Program as well as coordinates staff and various other programs. Hannah also conducts Auditory-Verbal Therapy sessions. Hannah earned her Master’s Degree from the University of South Carolina in the Auditory-Verbal Speech-Language track. She has been on faculty at UNC-Chapel Hill since 2009.
Sherri Vernelson, M.S., LSLS Cert. AV Ed. has been teaching children with hearing loss since 1993, with a slight hiatus to have children of her own. She has been an itinerant and a classroom teacher through the years. Sherri has worked with children and families in Auditory Verbal, Auditory-Oral, and Cued Speech approaches. She received her Master's degree from the John Tracy Clinic/University of San Diego Program and is an LSLS Certified Auditory-Verbal Educator. Sherri is currently a Consulting Teacher for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Exceptional Children's Division of the Dept. of Public Instruction.
WCPSS Harriet Webster Center, Room 2008
110 Corning Drive
Cary, NC 27518
1. There is NO COST for NC Professionals; $50 for out-of-state attendees
2. Non ASHA CEU’s will be offered for all workshops.
3. To Register: Visit www.med.unc.edu/earandhearing/registration (registration deadline = 1 week prior to workshop)