Presented by Christine Barton, this course provides participants with additional approaches to using music for spoken language development in young deaf and hard of hearing children. A special emphasis on the use of songs that focus on listening and language development while a young child is playing in the water will be provided.
Course created on August 20, 2013
- After this course learners will be able to discuss selected current research on music and spoken language development in deaf and hard of hearing children.
- After this course learners will be able to identify key issues in music perception in children with cochlear implants.
- After this course learners will be able to explain how to utilize music experiences to enhance spoken language in deaf and hard of hearing children.
|5-10 Minutes||Review of research on music and language development in children with hearing impairment|
|10-20 Minutes||Review of key issues regarding music perception in children with hearing impairment|
|20-35 Minutes||Theme based music for singing in the rain|
|35-50 Minutes||Music based water activities for singing in the rain|
|50-60 Minutes||Questions & Answers|
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Chris is an award-winning composer and performer. As a board certified music therapist, she has worked in child and adolescent psychiatry, hospice settings, school programs for autistic and brain-injured children and private practice. She currently directs Central Canal Creative Arts Therapies in Indianapolis and primarily sees young children with autistic spectrum and speech and hearing disorders. Chris is the mother of a teenage son with Asperger’s Syndrome.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Advanced Bionics in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on music rehabilitation resources with some reference to those available through Advanced Bionics.
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