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Current Conversations in

Listening and Spoken Language Therapy

with Dr Carol Flexer

In June 2018, Hear and Say will be privileged to host internationally renowned paediatric audiologist,

Dr Carol Flexer for two days of thought-provoking presentations and workshops.

Topics:

– How to grow your child’s brain for listening, talking, reading, learning and making friends
– Executive functions and theory of mind: an auditory perspective
– Managing unilateral, mild, moderate and fluctuating hearing loss
– Acoustic accessibility: facilitating classroom listening for all children

When:

For Parents – 11 June, 10:00am to 11:30am
For Professionals – 11 June, 9:30am to 3:30pm and 12 June, 8:30am to 4:00pm

Where:

Hear and Say, 29 Nathan Avenue, Ashgrove, Brisbane (on-site parking available)

Cost:

Professionals: One day: $175 | Two days: $320

Students: One day: $85 | Two days: $150

Parents: Morning session: $25

CPD points available

 

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Dr Carol Flexer is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Audiology at The University of Akron, Ohio.

She is a past president of the Educational Audiology Association, the American Academy of Audiology, and the AG Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language. Dr Flexer is the recipient of numerous awards in recognition of her contribution to research and advocacy for children with hearing loss.

Program outline:

11 June 2018

Morning:

Presentation by Dr Flexer – for professionals and parents

How to grow your child’s brain for listening, talking, reading, learning and making friends

Afternoon:

Presentation by Dr Flexer – for professionals

Executive Functions and Theory of Mind: An Auditory Perspective 

 

12 June 2018

Morning:

Presentation by Dr Flexer – for professionals

Managing unilateral, mild, moderate and fluctuating hearing losses 

Afternoon: 

Presentation by Hear and Say Research and Innovation – for professionals

Dr Wendy Arnott and Nicola Bell

Academic and literacy outcomes for children with hearing loss who use spoken language only

Emma Rushbrooke and Claire Cunningham

Single-sided deafness: an update and discussion

 

Presentation by Dr Flexer – for professionals

Acoustic accessibility: facilitating classroom listening for all children [presentation by Dr Flexer]

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This conference is generously supported by The Ian Potter Foundation

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At 9.10pm on 24 October 2013 our beautiful daughter Maia was born. 

The moment of elation was short-lived as we immediately noticed her left ear was missing. I frantically looked to the medical team around me for answers but received none.

Panic set in as we waited 4 days in hospital for an ENT to explain her condition, by which point we already had all the answers from Simone, who runs the Microtia and Atresia Program at Hear and Say.

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