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Theory of Mind Development and Distance Hearing (Professionals)

Course: #943Level: Intermediate1 Hour 50 Reviews
Recorded Webinar

The purpose of this presentation is to provide information about the pivotal role of auditory brain development in the acquisition of spoken communication, reading, and social-emotional skills, including Theory of Mind (ToM), in all children and particularly those who are deaf or hard of hearing. Dr. Flexer will discuss the roles of neuroplasticity, hearing loss, technology, distance hearing and auditory enrichment on central auditory neural maturation and social-emotional development.


Course created on December 3, 2009

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkUpon completing this course learners will be able to describe auditory brain development as the foundation for listening, language and literacy
  • checkmarkUpon completing this course learners will be able to define Theory of Mind Development in children with hearing loss
  • checkmarkUpon completing this course learners will be able to discuss the relationship between distance hearing, incidental learning, and social-emotional development
  • checkmarkUpon completing this course learners will be able to detail informal instructional strategies for facilitating listening, literacy and social-emotional development in infants and children


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