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Theory of Mind Development and Distance Hearing (Professionals)

Course: #943Level: Intermediate1 Hour

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.

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

Agenda

10-20 Minutes Neurological implications
20-35 Minutes Relationship of ToM to language development, tracking of conversations, and intensity of social/language exposure
35-45 Minutes Relationship of ToM to distance hearing and incidental learning
45-55 Minutes Tips for Developing ToM skills
55-60 Minutes Summary and Questions

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American Academy of Audiology

American Academy of Audiology

AudiologyOnline is approved by the American Academy of Audiology to offer Academy CEUs for this activity. The program is worth a maximum of 0.1 CEUs. Academy approval of this continuing education activity is based on course content only and does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedure, or adherence of the event to the Academy's Code of Ethics. Any views that are presented are those of the presenter/CE Provider and not necessarily of the American Academy of Audiology.


Australian College of Audiology

Australian College of Audiology

AudiologyOnline courses are approved for Continuing Education Points by the Australian College of Audiology. Automatic ACAud Approval Number 20000. This course is offered for 0.1 CEP.


AG Bell - Listening and Spoken Language Credential

AG Bell - Listening and Spoken Language Credential

This course is offered for 1 hour(s) of CE Credit from the AG Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language. For an explanation of content areas, view PDF listing all 9 domains.


American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

Intermediate Level
0.1 ASHA CEUs


British Academy of Audiology

British Academy of Audiology

This course has been accredited with 1 CPD point/s by the British Academy of Audiology.


Canadian Academy of Audiology

Canadian Academy of Audiology

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International Hearing Society

International Hearing Society

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Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services

Kansas Department of Health and Environment: Approved for 1 continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Audiologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number LTS-S0035.


Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with AudiologyOnline. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.