Teenagers who are deaf or hard of hearing continue to need support to access the curriculum and the whole of school life however they often choose not to reach out and seek this support. This webinar will identify the needs of teenagers and the supports they require and how those working with them can met those needs in a practical way.
Duration of this webinar: 20 minutes
Completing Supporting Teenagers with hearing loss - a contract of support webinar will contribute 20 minutes of NESA Registered PD addressing 1.1, 1.5,.1.6, 6.2,.6.3, 6.4, 7.4 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teachers Accreditation in NSW.
Diana is dual trained as a Speech and Language Therapist and Audiological Scientist and joined the Ear Foundation’s education team in 2005 as part of the education and family programme. Along with taking an active part in the presentation of courses both in the UK and with our partners abroad, she enjoys being part of the development of resources and publications. She is also actively involved in the Ear Foundation’s “Teens Unite“ programme, inputting into the curriculum and has undertaken several research projects in this area. Diana's focus over the last few years has been looking at what skills are needed for children with hearing loss to really thrive socially with a particular interest in encouraging their social thinking skills. Finally Diana is particularly involved in the exciting growth of the Ear Foundation’s education online resources, including the management of the Sounding Board website and annual virtual conferences. Professional Group: Speech and Language Therapist and Audiological Scientist
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