Presentation on theme: "Communication Considerations…. One Child at a Time"— Presentation transcript:
1 Communication Considerations…. One Child at a Time GPS: Guide to Providing ServicesA workshop for Early Intervention ProvidersCommunication Considerations…. One Child at a TimeThe Learning Centerfor the DeafJune 10, 2013Mary Koch Cline, M.A.,Auditory Education ConsultantHamilton, MT
3 Communication Priority Pyramid Connection CognitionCommunicationLanguageModalityPrecision
4 symbolswordsLANGUAGEnamesconceptsthoughtsliteraturemovieshumoreducationbooksstoriesemploymentideashistorypoetryinternetconversationsrelationshipsfriendshearingvisionIn an environment that meets the needs of the individual child.
11 Listen in… Can you identify the meaning of 3 Afrikaans words in the following clip: 1. _________________ 2. _________________ 3. _________________
12 Listen and look... Can you identify the meaning of 3 Afrikaans words in the following clip: 1. _________________ 2. _________________ 3. _________________
13 At birth, the human brain is still preparing for full operation At birth, the human brain is still preparing for full operation. The brain's neurons exist mostly apart from one another.Nature, Nurture and Early Brain Development Sara Gable, University of Missouri, 2004
14 These connections are formed when impulses are sent and received between neurons. Nature, Nurture &Early Brain Development Sara Gable, University of Missouri, 2004; paulnussbaum.com/gettoknow.html
15 It is the creation of these synapses that account for learning. Through meaningful repetition, sounds and words become encoded in the auditory memory.Nature, Nurture &Early Brain Development Sara Gable, University of Missouri, 2004; paulnussbaum.com/gettoknow.html
16 New: Language and concepts being presented for the first or second time. Review: language and concepts that have been presented repeatedly over a period of at least 2 weeks.Routine: The language of the daily activities of the classroom: transition, snack, instructional routines, etc.
17 Listening and “The Lazy Eye” HearingThe WeakerSenseVisionThe StrongerSenseListening and “The Lazy Eye”
18 The Auditory “Sandwich” Visual ClarifierAuditory
19 Use of Visual Clarifiers SpeechreadingSignGesturePictureRepresentational ObjectActual ObjectFish only as “deeply” as is needed to clarify.
21 kӑt gŎtō ʃŎ (cat) (gato) (chat) c a t Symbolic representations of “cat”
22 Spoken languageSign language...languages with radically different sensory modalities such as speech and sign are processed at similar brain sites.”Petitto et al
23 Traditional Communication Continuum AUDITORYVISUALAuditory-VerbalAuditory-OralCued SpeechSimultaneousCommunicationASLLanguageCognitionRobbins 2001
24 Communication “choices” Traditionally viewed as a “parking lot”…Auditory-VerbalAuditory-OralCued SpeechSimultaneous CommunicationASLLanguageCommunicationCognitionAUDITORYVISUAL
25 A Av AV VA V Communication Continuum More like a “skating rink.” Fully AuditoryCommunicatorMostlyAuditoryCommunicatorMostlyVisualCommunicatorFullyVisualCommunicatorAAvAVVAV* [Adapted source:Robbins 2000