Victorian Deaf Education Institute
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Auditory-Verbal Therapy Basics Audition: 21 June 2015, 9am - 4pm

This 1 day workshop will provide an in-depth analysis of a student's level of speech listening, and cognitive ability and explore a variety of auditory resources available on-line. Participants will get an opportunity to practice teaching auditory goals across all levels and learn specific auditory-verbal strategies. Participants will be aske...
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calendarJul 21
Auditory Processing for Teachers of the Deaf Four Part Webinar Series
Auditory processing disorder (APD) is a complex hearing problem involving the processing of sound in the brain’s auditory pathways.  This webinar series will explain the nature of the APD, how it is manifest in the classroom and how it is diagno...
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calendarJul 25
Auditory-Verbal Therapy Basics - Language
This course will detail a variety of methods for collecting data on a child’s receptive and expressive language abilities.  Participants will be given in depth training in vocabulary assessment/development and collecting functional language samp...
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calendarAug 06
Analysing the Signed Narrative of Deaf Children
The first day of this workshop focuses on skill development in the first language of deaf children who use sign language and the impact this has later on their narrative development in written English. Participants will analyse sign language vide...
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calendarAug 12
Introduction to TEWL - 3, TOWL -4 and OWLS-11
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 wh...
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New Prahran high school
Dear friends and colleagues    As you know, the Minister for Education, James Merlino, is committed to a new high school in Prahran.  The Department has been participating in a closed expression of interest process run by Deaf Children Australia, ... read more
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Leadership Program 2015-16
The Victorian Deaf Education Institute (VDEI) is seeking professionals in Victoria currently working with children who are deaf or hard of hearing in specialist schools, deaf facilities, early intervention centres or as a visiting teacher to join... read more
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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
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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
Dear friends and colleagues    As you know, the Minister for Education, James Merlino, is committed to a new high school in Prahran.  The Department has been participating in a closed expression of interest process run by Deaf Children Australia, the owner of the 597 St Kilda Road site.  An agreement could not be reached that would provide value for money and the educational outcomes that the local community deserves.   While the Department is disappointed at this outcome, we look forward t...