Carolina Summer Institute In Auditory-Verbal Therapy

Now in its seventeenth year, the Carolina Summer Institute has provided training in the principles and practice of Auditory-Verbal Therapy to over two hundred professionals from around the country. Registration opens 2/1/2014

When Jun 14, 2014 12:00 AM to
Jun 20, 2014 12:00 AM
Where CASTLE
Contact Name
Contact Phone 919-419-1428
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Join us for the 17th annual Carolina Summer Institute. Our institute consists of online coursework to complete prior to attendance, workshop based learning on site, along with hands-on coaching instruction in the practice of Listening and Spoken Language therapy with Certified LSL instructors.

This year’s Institute will provide instruction and training to audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and teachers of the deaf who wish to develop their skills in Auditory-Verbal Therapy, a listening and spoken language approach for children with hearing loss.

Topics to be covered include, but are not limited to:

  • Planning and Implementing the Auditory-Verbal Session
  • The Development of an Auditory Feedback Loop:  Strategies for Speech Babble and Critical Elements
  • Beyond Input:  Strategies for the Elicitation of Specific Vocabulary and Language Targets

Training will occur through online reading & assignments, lectures, discussions, videotape analysis, self-study and hands-on practicum experiences with children who are enrolled in Auditory-Verbal Therapy and their families.

Now in its seventeenth year, the Carolina Summer Institute has provided training in the principles and practice of Auditory-Verbal Therapy to over two hundred professionals from around the world.

For more information, please contact Hannah Eskridge, MSP, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT at 919-419-1428, heskridg@unch.unc.edu

The deadline for application to the Institute is Friday, March 15, 2014. Participants are encouraged to apply as early as possible to be considered. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance into the Institute by Friday, March 21st, 2014.

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