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Digital Seminar

Auditory Processing Disorder: Advanced Treatment Strategies


Faculty:
Lois Kam Heymann
Duration:
6 Hours
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright :
Mar 07, 2014
Product Code:
POS061910
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

  • An effective 7-step process for treatment
  • Goal writing that addresses the Common Core
  • Develop an integrated targeted plan
  • Build and implement the Listening Skills Hierarchy
  • Execution of the Integrated Lesson Plan
  • Take your practice to the next level by setting measurable, attainable goals

This seminar is an opportunity to learn from 30- year expert and highly accredited therapist and author Lois Kam Heymann, M.A. CCC-SLP, about diagnosis and treatment of Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) and other listening challenges.

This course is a hands-on workshop for clinicians who have some background knowledge about auditory processing disorders and listening challenges. There will be a review of listening sub skills: auditory attention, auditory discrimination, auditory memory, auditory figure/ground, phonological segmentation and blending, and auditory cohesion. Case studies and hierarchical auditory therapy intervention will be presented. You will have the opportunity to practice structuring long and short-term goals, objectives, and activities. Small group work will be encouraged.

  • Learn how to develop and treat a child’s evaluated area of weakness (es):
  • Apply a hierarchical method to approach auditory therapy intervention
  • Develop an auditory therapy plan from a case study
  • Design auditory therapy activities for each of the listening sub skills

Don’t miss this chance to learn from a true pioneer in the industry. Lois is well sought after throughout the United States, as well as internationally. After 30+ years of expertise in her field, she continues to transform the lives of children and parents through her empowering and positive vision of how to learn.

Credits


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

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Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards


Counselors

This self-study activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


Educators

This course consists of 6.25 self-study clock hours. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements. 


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6.0 ISBE Professional Development (PD) Clock Hours have been made available through Quincy University. Those requesting ISBE PD Clock Hours will need to complete additional steps in order to receive the ISBE “Evidence of Completion for Professional Development” form.

 

While completing the post-test/evaluation be sure to answer the question “Are you an Illinois Educator” Yes. PESI will then be prompted to send you the “Evaluation for Workshop, Conference, Seminar, Etc.” form. You will need to complete the ISBE evaluation form, and return it plus the ISBE $20 enrollment fee (made payable to PESI, Inc.), and your name within two weeks from receiving your CE certificate. You will then be emailed the “ISBE Evidence of Completion for Professional Development” form.


Indiana Educators

6.0 Professional Growth Points are available for full attendance of this self-study package per the Indiana Department of Education standards.


Montana Educators

This self-study package is offered for 6.0 Renewal Units. PESI, Inc. is an Approved Renewal Unit Provider with the Montana Office of Public Instruction.


New Jersey Educators, Administrators & Education Services Personnel

6.0 Actual Professional Development Hours (self-study). MEDS-PDN, powered by PESI, Inc., is a registered New Jersey Professional Development Provider with the NJ Dept of Education.  


Texas Educators

PESI, Inc., has been approved as a CPE Provider #500-981 for Texas Educators by the Texas State Board for Educator Certification (SBED). This self-study package qualifies for 6.0 CPE clock hours.


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PESI, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Provider #: 3322. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 self-study contact hours or 0.6 CEUs in the Category of . The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Course Level: Intermediate. Expires: 03/07/2020.


Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

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PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number #50-399. This course qualifies for 6.3 self-study continuing education credits.


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Psychologists

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Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists

This course contains 6.0 hours of self-study continuing education. It was not offered for ASHA CEUs. Please retain your certificate of completion. If audited for ASHA Certification Maintenance, you can submit this certificate of completion at that time. For state licensure, teacher certification renewal, or other credential renewal, contact those agencies for information about your reporting responsibilities and requirements.


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PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board, #PDP 319. This course meets the qualifications for 6.0 hours of self-study continuing professional development credit for Speech-Language Pathologists or Audiologists, as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board.


Social Workers

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Canadian Social Workers

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 6.25 (Clinical) continuing education credits for completing this intermediate level self-study course. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation. Full attendance is required. No partial credit will be offered for partial attendance. Canadian provinces may accept activities approved by the ASWB for ongoing professional development.


Florida Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Mental Health Counselors

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number #50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 6.25 continuing education credits.


Illinois Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Successful completion of this self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 contact hours.


Minnesota Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #: CEP-140. This self-study package has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours. This certificate has been issued upon successful completion of a post-test.


Ohio Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #: RCST071001. Successful completion of this self-study course meets the qualifications for 6.25 clock hours of continuing education credit.


Pennsylvania Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists

This intermediate activity is approved for 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation.


California Social Workers, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Licensed Educational Psychologists

The State of California, Board of Behavioral Sciences will recognize and accept continuing education programs that are sponsored by providers approved by the APA and the ASWB. Full participation in this self-study course will qualify for 6.0 hours of continuing education credit.


Other Professions

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Faculty

Lois Kam Heymann Related seminars and products: 1

MA, CCC-SLP


Lois Kam Heymann, M.A. CCC-SLP, is a speech and language pathologist with over 30 years experience working with children with listening, hearing and learning challenges and their parents. Lois has presented hundreds of in-service workshops, seminars and conferences, sharing her knowledge and techniques with parent groups, school systems and speech-language pathologists.

Lois was on the faculty of the State University of New York (SUNY), New Paltz where she taught and directed an Auditory Skills Practicum.

She wrote the book: The Sound of Hope: Recognizing, Coping with and Treating Your Child’s Auditory Processing Disorder (Random House Publishing). This book is a parent guide to the importance of listening skills development in children birth to 8 years old. It is a how-to book with easy to follow activities for parents and therapists to implement with children. The book has a forward by Rosie O’Donnell. George Stephanopoulos of “Good Morning America” and Rachel Ray interviewed Lois about her book.

Lois has developed listening language apps for the iPad®: Category Carousel, One Step- Two Step, Tell Me a Story, Listening Adventures: Little Red Riding Hood, Artic Academy, with many more in the development stage. Lois is the director of The Shelley and Steven Einhorn Communication Center at Center for Hearing and Communication in New York City, NY.


Additional Info

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Additional Resources

To order the book, The Sound of Hope: Recognizing, Coping With, and Treating Your Child’s Auditory Processing Disorder, please visit our product store.

To order the book, Over 60 Techniques, Activities & Worksheets for Challenging Children & Adolescents, please visit our product store.


Target Audience

Speech-Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Educators, Counselors, Psychologists, Social Workers

Objectives

  • Apply the components of an Auditory Processing Evaluation.
  • Distinguish between Language Processing, Auditory Processing Disorders and Attention Disorders.
  • Identify ways to interpret results from evaluations.
  • Apply a hierarchical method to approach auditory therapy intervention.
  • Determine how to develop integrated lesson plans.
  • Discuss ways to accommodate the child with listening challenges in the classroom and at home.

Outline

Listening Challenges

  • What APD is and what APD isn’t
  • Red Flags to diagnose
  • Hearing vs listening
  • Impact of language development
  • Parent and teacher checklists
  • Differentiating APD from LPD, ADHD, ASD

Assessment

  • Audiological evaluation
  • Speech and Language Pathologist evaluation
  • Listening/Language Hierarchy

Treatment for APD and Listening Challenges

  • Auditory attention
  • Auditory figure ground
  • Binaural integration and separation
  • Auditory memory
  • Auditory sequential memory
  • Phonological segmenting and blending
  • Auditory comprehension
  • Expressive language skills
  • Templates for individual treatment plans
  • Develop therapy based on child’s weakened areas
  • Common Core Goals

Templates for Plan Development/Interventions:

  • iPad® Applications:
    • Category Carousel
    • One Step - Two Step
    • Tell Me a Story
    • Listening Adventures: Little Red Riding Hood
    • Artic Academy

Case Studies

  • Opportunity to follow a child from diagnosis through treatment

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Total Reviews: 33

Comments

Lori B

"fabulous information. It has energized me for treating my kids. I have new information to use in planning treatment and for educating parents and paraprofessionals."

Elisa P

"I was very pleased with the information and how it was presented. It will be very helpful as I work with preschoolers to 5th graders within an elementary school."

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