Children with Hearing Loss PDF ePub eBook

  • Format Name: Children with Hearing Loss
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  • Publisher: Plural Publishing Inc
  • Data Published: 28 February 2014
  • ISBN: 1597565660
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  • Format eBook: PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
  • File Size: 33MB
  • Language: English
  • Number of Pages: 504 pages
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The third edition of Children With Hearing Loss: Developing Listening and Talking, Birth to Six provides updated information from the previous two editions for both professionals and parents facilitating spoken language through listening (auditory brain access, stimulation, and development) in infants and young children with hearing loss. Also addressed is auditory brain development, audiologic technologies, auditory skill development, spoken language development, as well as family-focused intervention for young children with hearing loss whose parents have chosen to have them learn to listen and talk.Additionally, this new edition is expanded to reflect important and rapidly evolving changes that have developed in the past five years, including:*Application of neuroscience research to our knowledge of the foundations of listening and talking (Chapter 1)*Current information on vestibular function in infants and young children (Chapters 2 and 3)*Essential technology updates (Chapter 5)*Expansion of the discussion of types of services a child with age-appropriate skills needs to sustain a positive academic trajectory (Chapter 6)*Building skills for independence and self-advocacy in young children (Chapter 6)*Discussion of the use and efficacy of coaching and other parent guidance strategies (Chapter 10)*Online access to user-friendly versions of the "Framework for Maximizing Caregiver Effectiveness in Promoting Auditory/Linguistic Development in Children Who Have Hearing Loss" (Chapter 10) and the "Targets for Auditory/Verbal Learning" (Appendix 3)*Updated resources (Appendix 6)This text is intended for undergraduate and graduate-level training programs for professionals who work with children who have hearing loss and their families. This third edition is also a valuable resource for parents, listening and spoken language specialists (LSLS), speech-language pathologists, audiologists, early childhood instructors, and teachers. Furthermore, much of the information in Chapters 1 through 5 and Chapter 7 is beneficial to individuals of "all" ages with hearing loss, especially newly-diagnosed adults.Children With Hearing Loss: Developing Listening and Talking, Birth to Six, Third Edition is unique in its scholarly, yet readable style. Numerous illustrations, charts, and graphs illuminate key ideas. This third edition should be a part of the professional and personal libraries of students, practitioners, parents, and all who are interested in listening and spoken language outcomes for children with hearing loss.

About Elizabeth Bingham Cole

Elizabeth B. Cole, EdD, is the director of Soundbridge, a program of the Capitol Region Education Council in Connecticut. Soundbridge is a statewide public school program that provides a wide variety of services to more than 700 children (birth through secondary school) whose parents want their children with hearing loss to use spoken language to communicate and learn.Carol Flexer, PhD, received her doctorate in audiology from Kent State University in 1982. She was a distinguished professor of audiology in the School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at the University of Akron for 25 years. Her special areas of expertise include pediatric and educational audiology. Dr. Flexer continues to lecture extensively nationally and internationally about pediatric audiology issues, and has authored more than 155 publications.


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      I read the Atlantic article ???There???s No Such Thing as Free Will.??? I think that we do not need brilliant philosophers to solve the problem of whether or not Free Will exists. Many of them still haven???t worked out that there is a God.When my brother and I were much younger we were coming home from a movie one night. I heard awful screaming that sounded like a dog that had been hit by a car. I told my brother to turn down the next street because it sounded as though it was coming from there. My brother replied ???No, let someone else do it.??? I was shocked that he would do a thing like that and made him come with me to find the dog. It had a badly injured leg and was only about eight weeks old. I took it to the Veterinary Hospital.My brother and I both share the same genes. We were brought up as Christians by a strict mother who had a high standard of morals. My father died when I was twelve and my brother was eight. I had to leave the Catholic college because my mother could not afford the fees. My brother had a University education and became a Chemical Engineer my other brother is a Solicitor and I eventually became a Naturopath.My decision to help the dog that night was made because I have Free Will. My conscience told me to do it. If my brother and I were controlled by determinism we would have both made the same decision, which appears to be ???Leave him for someone else to pick up off the road.???We all know that our genes, upbringing and things that happen to us in life have an influence on us. But when it comes to making YES or NO decisions it is our Free Will.I adopted the dog that was run down. Although his leg did not grow properly he did not let it beat him. He got around with a limp and even ran. His name was Soldier he lived for twelve years and had a happy life and he was very much loved.Recently I did a couple of Continuing Education courses in Philosophy given by University lecturers. One of the lecturers told the class I was in that he was giving another course called ???Philosophy ??? Mind, Body, Life and Death???. So I brought in a copy of your book ???Proof of Heaven??? and asked him had he read it because I thought it would be of interest to him especially as he was giving the above course. He had not read it. So I then explained to him and the class your NDE. How you had bacterial meningitis and how the experience could not have come from your brain. He said ???I have read books about NDEs.??? I said, ???But, he is a neurosurgeon and he explains his experience scientifically???.He was not interested and told the class that he did not want any interruptions. He gave out his card to the class and said, ???if you want to ask me any questions just give me a ring.???Later in the lectures he was discussing Hinduism and rebirth and one of the men in the class said, ???If there is reincarnation how is it that more and more people are being born???? Our Philosophy lecturer did not answer his question either and the man did not come to any more classes.The other Philosophy course lecturer was a woman who read the lectures off a piece of paper and did not even try to explain anything. She had no original thoughts of her own. She swore a lot and the only subject she was interested in was that women should be running the world. I said, ???What about Eve ? Did she not conspire with the devil and lead Adam astray. Is it not because of Eve that we are all still suffering?These philosophers had closed minds and have little in common with the great philosophers like Socrates, Plato and Aristotle.I disagree with Stephen Cave???s theory that there is no such thing as Free Will.Margaret Kennedy

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