Tomorrows deaf children listening and talking and unlocking the door to the hearing world.
Empowering parents and carer's of hearing impaired children, from 0-5 years with education, advice and information. The course content includes an A-Z of deaf issues and auditory verbal philosophy. Promoting an early auditory verbal programme, which has a great impact on the child's listening and speaking development and potential.
Principles of Auditory Verbal Therapy
Early detection and identification of hearing impairment in children. Appropriate amplification or Cochlear Implant technology to achieve maximum benefits of learning through listening. Aggressive auditory management. Favourable auditory learning environments for the inquisition of spoken language, including individualized therapy.
Integrating listening into the child's entire being so listening becomes a way of life. On-going assessment, evaluation, and prognosis of the acquisition of spoken language, including individualized therapy. Integrating listening into the child's entire being so listening becomes a way of life. Ongoing assessment, evaluation, and prognosis of the development of audition, speech, language, and cognition that are integral to the auditory-verbal experience.
Integration and mainstreaming of children who are hearing impaired, into regular education classes to the fullest extent possible with appropriate support services. Active participation of parents, in order to improve spoken communication between the child and child and family members. Affirmation of the parents as primary models in helping the child learn and to listen to his or her own voice, the voices of others and the sounds of the environment. Integration of speech, language, audition, and cognition in response to the psychological, social, and educational needs of the child and family.