Are using songs and rhymes with babies and toddlers enough to lay the foundation for listening, spoken language and literacy? Learn the unique benefits of building babies’ musical brains and how to use music in your early interventions.
Course created on September 2, 2020
- After this course learners will be able to list at least 3 reasons why using music in interventions is more beneficial than just using singing.
- After this course learners will be able to describe the benefits of developing babies’ musical brains for listening, language, and literacy development.
- After this course learners will be able to formulate an intervention plan to coach families to confidently use BabyBeats and other musical activities to promote listening and spoken language.
|5-25 Minutes||Building the Musical Brain|
|25-40 Minutes||BabyBeats Hands On|
|40-55 Minutes||Implementing BabyBeats|
|55-60 Minutes||QA, Summary|
Julia began working for Advanced Bionics in 2014 as a Cochlear Implant Consumer Specialist. Prior to coming to AB, she worked in the field of deaf education for 35 years serving as a classroom teacher and school administrator at Central Institute for the Deaf and the Moog Center for Deaf Education, and as a researcher at Washington University. She has lectured extensively throughout the US and has co-authored 3 widely used curricula for deaf children: SPICE: Speech Perception Instructional Curriculum and Evaluation; TASL: Teacher Assessment of Spoken Language; and Teaching Activities for Children Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing. She received her degrees in Speech and Hearing from Washington University in St. Louis.
Jane joined the Advanced Bionics Family in her role as a Cochlear Implant Consumer Specialist in September of 2016. She will be supporting candidates, recipients and their families in the Northeast Region.
Jane received her undergraduate degree from Douglass College and two Master’s Degrees- from Montclair State University and Smith College. She has extensive experience as a Teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing, Listening & Spoken Language Specialist – Certified Auditory Verbal Therapist, as well as a Speech/Language Pathologist. Before joining Advanced Bionics, Jane worked for many years in education, teaching students with hearing loss, training professionals, and providing Auditory Verbal Therapy for children and adults. She has presented at numerous professional venues including the AG Bell Convention on topics related to hearing loss. She has been a dedicated professional and is now using her expertise at Advanced Bionics.
Jane Ledingham: Financial: Jane Ledingham is employed by Advanced Bionics. Non-financial: Jane Ledingham has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
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