Webinars

These are convenient, accessible and can be accessed at anytime.
These sessions are presented by RIDBC staff and external experts in the field.
All of these sessions also can be used for accreditation purposes. Each course will clearly state what accreditation is available for each course.

 

HOPE Series 2013

Spoken language outcomes of children who received cochlear implants (CI) are highly variable. The extent to which variability in outcomes may be related to demographic variables and device configuration (unilateral CI, bimodal, or bilateral CI) was not known.  To address the gap of knowledge, this talk draws on a population-based study in Australia that investigated factors influencing longitudinal outcomes of children with hearing impairment (the LOCHI study).

HOPE Series 2014

Spoken language outcomes of children who received cochlear implants (CI) are highly variable. The extent to which variability in outcomes may be related to demographic variables and device configuration (unilateral CI, bimodal, or bilateral CI) was not known.  To address the gap of knowledge, this talk draws on a population-based study in Australia that investigated factors influencing longitudinal outcomes of children with hearing impairment (the LOCHI study).

HOPE Series 2015

Spoken language outcomes of children who received cochlear implants (CI) are highly variable. The extent to which variability in outcomes may be related to demographic variables and device configuration (unilateral CI, bimodal, or bilateral CI) was not known.  To address the gap of knowledge, this talk draws on a population-based study in Australia that investigated factors influencing longitudinal outcomes of children with hearing impairment (the LOCHI study).

HOPE Series 2016

Spoken language outcomes of children who received cochlear implants (CI) are highly variable. The extent to which variability in outcomes may be related to demographic variables and device configuration (unilateral CI, bimodal, or bilateral CI) was not known.  To address the gap of knowledge, this talk draws on a population-based study in Australia that investigated factors influencing longitudinal outcomes of children with hearing impairment (the LOCHI study). 

Looking at play through a different lens

This webinar investigates the different aspects of play that children who are deaf or hard of hearing need to acquire to make and keep friends. It focuses on getting along with others, staying calm with other and being responsible  for our behaviour also how to share space with others.

Early Childhood Development and implication of vision impairment

The years from conception through birth to eight years of age are critical to the complete and healthy cognitive, emotional and physical growth of children. This webinar explores early childhood development, the role of vision and visual development and then the implications for a child's development due to their vision impairment.   Duration of this (more…)

Orientation and Mobility Package

This package contains all 12 webinars and is a great introduction to Orientation and Mobility. It covers a large variety of topics and disscues the role of O&M specialists, tips and techniques, technology, students with multiple disabilities and lots more.