Victorian Deaf Education Institute
Next Event | Jul 25

Auditory-Verbal Therapy Basics - Spoken Language

Cheryl’s third one day workshop will focus on receptive and expressive spoken language. Participants will learn how to identify a student’s level of functional spoken language. Cheryl will also explain why the link between receptive language and auditory memory is important for expressive spoken language. Participants are expected to bring a stude...
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calendarAug 06
Analysing the Signed Narrative of Deaf Children
If you have previously completed professional learning courses with Michelle Baker and Michelle Stark then this is what you have been waiting for. These two days of professional learning are the next in the series from this fabulous duo. Parti...
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calendarAug 06
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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calendarAug 07
Analysing the Written Narrative of Deaf Children
On the second day of the workshop, participants will analyse students' written narratives using a functional grammar approach. Participants will be encouraged to identify patterns in children's writing 'errors' and explore reasons that this may b...
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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 the results providing insight into a child’s understanding about language and his/her ability to use the writing tools of language and their ability to construct a sto...
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calendarJun 24
Adobe Connect - A New Way to Learn
VDEI is currently trialling a new webinar platform in collaboration with The Bastow Institute of Educational Leadership.  To date, VDEI has hosted two webinars as part of it professional learning program. Dr Renee Punch provided a four part series ... read more
calendarJun 24
Vicdeaf Transition Workshops for School Leavers at VDEI
Vicdeaf conducted six workshops as part of a Transition program for deaf or hard of hearing school leavers at the VDEI learning centre. The workshops connected school leavers at eight schools around Victoria bringing them together via face to face m... read more
calendarJun 24
Digital Learning
iPads for LearningOnline Professional Learning Program facilitated through Polycom and Microsoft Lync The Department of Education and Training (DET) has provided teachers interested in learning how to use iPads more effectively in the classroom wit... read more
calendarJun 24
VDEI Captioning Centre
The VDEI Caption Centre, based in Bendigo continues to  provide captioned resources for students who are deaf and hard of hearing in the senior years of school.  If you have materials for students in the senior years of secondary school  that requi... read more
VDEI is currently trialling a new webinar platform in collaboration with The Bastow Institute of Educational Leadership.  To date, VDEI has hosted two webinars as part of it professional learning program. Dr Renee Punch provided a four part series on Transition and Cheryl Dickson is providing monthly coaching and mentoring sessions on Auditory Verbal Therapy.   Feedback has been positive regarding the platforms ease of use and the flexibility of location in which participants can learn.    ...