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Next Event | May 28

Understanding Learning Challenges for Children and Young People with Multi-Sensory Impairments

​Program Outline:This presentation series explores the educational, psychosocial and therapeutic aspects of students with multi-sensory impairments.  Speakers will be presenting a wide range of evidence-based topics that reflect best practice in their field and will provide practical take-home strategies for professionals who work with th...
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calendarApr 06
Online Literacy Series
​VDEI is excited to provide you access to a suite of high quality educational videos that focus on literacy development for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. The materials are presented by eight respected academics who provide evidence ... read more
calendarNov 28
What's on at VDEI in 2018 - Professional Learning Events
Welcome to VDEI’s Professional Learning Program for 2018.  Please read the full brochure below to find out more about all of our professional learning events for this year ahead.To view a full copy, download here:PDF  ​... read more
calendarOct 23
Phonological Awareness Using Fingerspelling Fact Sheet
​The development of vocabulary and decoding skills is a major barrier to literacy for many children who are deaf or hard of hearing.  However, recent research conducted by Professor Brenda Schick of the Institute of Cognitive Science, Universit... read more
calendarOct 19
Systematic Review of Literature: Literacy Learning Strategies
Systematic Review of Literature: Literacy Learning Strategies for Children and Young People who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing and use Signed Language (Auslan)VDEI commissioned the University of Melbourne to undertake a systematic review of the lit... read more
​VDEI is excited to provide you access to a suite of high quality educational videos that focus on literacy development for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. The materials are presented by eight respected academics who provide evidence of the importance of early language underpinning the development of young children’s literacy skills.  The videos range between 15 and 30 minutes and are supported by open and closed captions and Auslan interpreting. These materials also include...