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Advanced Skills in Listening and Spoken Language Practice

This course is offered through our eLearning platform for self-paced learning.

Date: Start any time via eLearning platform.
Cost: AUD $1,890
AG Bell Academy CEUs approved:

Total Learning Hours/CEUs: 31.75

Academy CEU Code: CE-HSC-20-005

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Or if you have any enquiries about this course, please email worldwide@hearandsay.com.au.

Advanced Skills in Listening and Spoken Language Practice is a popular course on our eLearning platform. However, for some people, nothing beats the learning opportunities of face-to-face instruction.

Hear and Say offers face-to-face listening and spoken language mentoring and professional development courses at our centre or delivered at your workplace. Costs are negotiable, taking into consideration training required and funding available.

It is important to note that this course is suited to allied health and education professionals who have pre-existing qualifications for working with children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Completion of the Hear and Say course, Foundations of Listening and Spoken Language Practice, available via eLearning, or evidence of the candidate’s prior knowledge of similar skills and experience, is a prerequisite for studying the Advanced course.

Students completing this course will gain advanced knowledge and skills regarding the application of Listening and Spoken Language practice and current hearing technologies. The course consists of 19 lectures. After completion of each lecture, the student will submit a small number of tasks pertaining to the lecture content. Once each set of tasks is submitted, the student will gain access to a video tutorial discussing the lecture material and task submissions.

The eLearning course is self-paced, but it is recommended that students complete the lectures within 12 weeks.  An additional two weeks is then allowed for final assessment followed by the exam.

Course content includes the following:

  • Redefining Hearing Loss in the 21st Century
  • Strategies for facilitating the development of Audition, Language, Speech, Cognition and Early Literacy
  • Speech Acoustics in Practice
  • Aetiology of Hearing Impairment
  • Family-centred Practice
  • Developmental Assessment and Goal-Setting
  • Classroom Acoustics
  • Strategies for Optimising Learning in mainstream classrooms
  • Candidacy, Technology and Programming for implantable hearing devices (including single-sided deafness)
  • Written Assessment and Exam

Advanced Skills in Listening and Spoken Language Practice is suited to allied health and education professionals who have pre-existing qualifications for working with children who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Pre-requisite for enrolment is successful completion of Foundations of Listening and Spoken Language Practice or evidence of the candidate’s prior knowledge of similar skills and experience.

Completion of Advanced Skills in Listening and Spoken Language Practice can be used by eligible candidates when applying for the AG Bell Academy Certification for LSLS Cert. AVT TM or LSLS Cert. AVEd TM.

Feedback from prior courses

“Excellent Course.  It was good having a variety of presenters and a mixture of lectures and hands-on.  Enjoyed the activities where we made up activities from a child’s lesson plan and acted out, and feedback from this.  Enjoyed the videos as they gave a chance to see a variety of AVT Certs working with children.” – Joanne

“Great course. I have learned a number of practical skills to transfer to my own caseload.  Thank you for all your hard work!” (name not given)

“I personally learned a lot more with five days face to face vs. eLearning.” – Bonnie

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