Victorian Deaf Education Institute
Next Event | May 06

Introduction to TEWL and TOWL: Webinar, 6 May 2015, 5pm – 7pm

The TEWL-3 and TOWL-4 are comprehensive diagnostic tests of written expression providing insight into a child’s understanding about language and his/her ability to use the writing tools of language as well as their ability to construct a story when provided with a picture prompt. These tests are used to: identify students who have poor written lan...
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calendarMay 17
Auditory-Verbal Therapy Basics Current level of functioning: 17 May 2015, 9am – 4pm
This course will detail a method for assessing a child/student on your caseload or in your classroom in order to determine their functioning level. Participants will learn how to use functional assessments as well as data from standardised or formal...
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calendarMay 29
Auditory Processing Basics
The aim of this short course is for participants to gain insight into the diagnosis and management of Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD). Site-of-lesion, clinical presentation, definitions and terminology used will be described. Assessment ...
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calendarJun 21
Auditory-Verbal Therapy Basics Audition: 21 June 2015, 9am - 4pm
This course will provide an in-depth analysis of the development of audition and explore a variety of auditory hierarchy resources available both for purchase and free on-line. Participants will bring one student file with them to analyse that stude...
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calendarApr 30
Supporting Adolescents in Transition to Post-School Education and Employment - Webinar Series
Teachers of the deaf (TODs) will progress their understanding of transition issues for secondary students who are deaf or hard of hearing. It is intended that the 4-part series will equip TODs with expertise sufficient to allow them to support TOD c...
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calendarApr 24
VDEI Professional Learning Bursaries 2015/2016
VDEI is offering a number of professional learning bursaries for professionals working in Victoria with deaf and hard of hearing students in 2015-2016. The bursary covers the cost of professional learning offered through VDEI and the cost of teacher... read more
calendarApr 24
Auslan Intensive Course
The Victorian Deaf Education Institute (VDEI) is seeking staff working with children who are deaf or hard of hearing to submit an Expression Of Interest (EOI) for a professional development opportunity:  an Intensive Auslan Professional Learning Pro... read more
calendarMar 31
Literacy Instruction for Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing - Quick facts
Dr Susan Easterbrooks and Dr Stacey Tucci are American academics who delivered a two day workshop at the VDEI in January. It was based on the book Literacy Instruction for Students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing written by Dr Easterbrooks and Dr... read more
calendarMar 26
Peer Observation of Teaching - Guide
The Peer Observation of Teaching program (the Program) is organised by the Victorian Deaf Education Institute (VDEI).The Program provides an opportunity for five (5) Victorian teachers of the deaf to visit an interstate deaf education setting (H... read more
Dr Susan Easterbrooks and Dr Stacey Tucci are American academics who delivered a two day workshop at the VDEI in January. It was based on the book Literacy Instruction for Students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing written by Dr Easterbrooks and Dr Beal-Alvarez. Their workshop explained the research-based findings of how to teach literacy effectively.  Attendees also received training in the new ‘Foundations of Literacy’ program for deaf or hard of hearing students. Dr Tucci has written a fact...