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Early Language Development and First Words in Young Children (Professionals, Parents)

Course: #1638Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour 88 Reviews
Recorded Webinar

This course is designed to provide information about the Diary of Early Language Development (Di-EL) as a tool for monitoring early language development in young children with hearing loss. Material covered includes the rational for such a tool, the design and validation of the Di-EL technique, early language outcomes for children with hearing loss using the Di-EL, and finally, guidelines for use of the Di-EL in the therapy and educational setting. The Di-EL, a new resource for families and professionals in the United States, will be introduced and provided at this session.


Course created on February 16, 2012

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkUpon completing this course participants will be able to identify at least 3 criteria to ensure the validity of parent report and diary techniques
  • checkmarkUpon completing this course participants will be able to explain how to navigate the software
  • checkmarkUpon completing this course participants will be able to describe ways to guide parents on how to record their child's frozen phrases, single words, true word combinations
  • checkmarkUpon completing this course participants will be able to describe early language milestones observed in hearing children and those of children with hearing loss


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