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Auditory Processing for Teachers of the Deaf Four Part Webinar Series
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Thursday 30 July 4pm-5pm Meet and greet.

​Meet and greet is an opportunity to get to know the presenter and others taking part in this webinar. You will also be guided as to how adobe connect works by our online moderator. 

Four Part Webinar Series Dates

Part 1: Thursday 6 August 2015, 4pm – 5.30pm 

Part 2: Thursday 20 August 2015, 4pm – 5.30pm

Part 3: Thursday 3 September 2015, 4pm – 5.30pm

Part 4: Thursday 10 September 2015, 4pm – 5.30pm​​

LEARNING OUTCOMES​

At the end of the webinar series attendees will be able to:​

  1. ​Define auditory processing disorder and identify key characteristics of children with APD
  2. Describe diagnostic tests used to identify APD and co-morbid conditions
  3. Explain how APD differs from other hearing problems
  4. Identify risk factors for APD
  5. Use questionnaires to evaluate children with suspected APD in the classroom
  6. Describe strategies for managing and treating APD
  7. Apply their new knowledge about APD to case examples of children with suspected or confirmed APD to decide on appropriate management​​​​

PRESENTER – Professor Suzanne Purdy

Suzanne Purdy (PhD, MSc, DipAud, MNZAS, FAAA, MAudSA, MNZSTA) is Professor and Head of Speech Science in the School pf Psychology at the University of Auckland. Her academic background is in psychology, speech science and audiology and she has a longstanding interest in communication and auditory processing disorders and auditory electrophysiology. She is Vice-Chair of the International Evoked Response Audiometry Study Group (IERASG) and a member of the New Zealand Audiological Society’s Paediatric Technical Advisory Group. Suzanne has worked clinically as an audiologist and has been an academic and researcher since completing her PhD at the University of Iowa in 1990. She is an active researcher with more than 100 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, most of which relate to clinical aspects of hearing and communication disorders. Suzanne has broad ranging research interests but is particularly interested in auditory and speech processing in children. Current research areas include auditory processing disorder, auditory electrophysiology, hearing loss in children and adults, perception and production of speech prosody in hearing loss and autism spectrum disorder, voice disorders in teachers and choral singing therapy for people with neurological disease.​​​

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Dates and Times

Thursday, August 6, 2015

4:00 PM till 5:30 PM

Thursday, August 20, 2015

4:00 PM till 5:30 PM

Thursday, September 3, 2015

4:00 PM till 5:30 PM

Thursday, September 10, 2015

4:00 PM till 5:30 PM

Add to Calendar8/6/2015 4:00 PM9/17/2015 5:30 PMAustralia/MelbourneAuditory Processing for Teachers of the Deaf Four Part Webinar SeriesAuditory 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 diagn...Webinars can be accessed from your Mac, PC, iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet (via an app)Victorian Deaf Education Institutevdei@edumail.vic.gov.au

Audience
Teachers and school support staff working with students with hearing loss
Cost

Standard

$100

* Full time students a 25% discount

Location
Webinars can be accessed from your Mac, PC, iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet (via an app)