VSDB Outreach Services presents
Online Short Courses from CID for Individuals Working with Children Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
VSDB Outreach Services purchased access to four online, self-paced short courses (30 – 60 minutes each), and is making them available free of charge to professionals in Virginia who want to learn more about working with children who are deaf or hard of hearing.* These courses were developed at the Central Institute for the Deaf (CID). Those who register before the given deadline for each will be sent a code that will allow access at no charge for approximately one month (dates are specified) to take that course at their convenience, 24/7. At the end of that course, each participant must complete an assessment, a course evaluation, and a questionnaire, and will then be able to request .05 ASHA CEUs or .5 LSLS CEUs and/or a certificate of completion. People may take as many or few courses as they choose.
|Name of Course||Registration with VSDB Outreach||Dates when course is available through CID:|
|Pediatric Audiology: The Basics||1/8/16 – 1/15/18||1/17/19 – 2/17/19|
|Because it was so popular last year… Developing IEP Goals for Students with Hearing Loss: Speech, Language and Auditory Development||2/12/18-2/18/18||2/20/19 – 3/20/19|
A brief description of the short course being offered next by VSDB Outreach Services follows:
Developing IEP Goals for Students with Hearing Loss: Speech, Language and Auditory Development
This half-hour, interactive course takes you through the process of writing IEP goals using SMART criteria for children with hearing loss. (SMART goals are Specific, Measurable, Action-oriented, Relevant, Realistic and Time-bound). The course explores example goals and benchmarks for children of various ages from 3 to 12 years. It ends with a case study challenging you to apply what you have learned.
*If you do not need ASHA or LSLS credit or certificates of completion toward licensure, these courses may be accessed for free through CID without going through Outreach Services.
We hope you can join us! Debbie
NOTE: Many of you completed coursework from CID through VSDB Outreach last school year that used the CID SPICE KIT as a tool for evaluation and remediation. A SPICE Kit purchased by Outreach Services has been placed in each of the following TTAC Lending Libraries for Virginia educators to borrow, free of charge. Contact information for each of these TTAC Lending Libraries follows:
George Mason University – http://kihd.gmu.edu/library/
James Madison University – http://www.ttacjmu.org/lending-library/
Virginia Commonwealth University – http://www.ttac.vcu.edu/library/
Old Dominion University – http://ttac.odu.edu/services/library/
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University – http://www.ttac.vt.edu/Library/Library_GC.html
VSDB Outreach Services are available through grant funding from the Virginia Department of Education.
At the end of registration period, you will receive a voucher (coupon) code from VSDB Outreach, and can then take the course at your convenience from any location, within the time period allotted.