Presentation on theme: "Communication Considerations…. One Child at a Time"— Presentation transcript:
1Communication 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
4symbolswordsLANGUAGEnamesconceptsthoughtsliteraturemovieshumoreducationbooksstoriesemploymentideashistorypoetryinternetconversationsrelationshipsfriendshearingvisionIn an environment that meets the needs of the individual child.
11Listen in… Can you identify the meaning of 3 Afrikaans words in the following clip: 1. _________________ 2. _________________ 3. _________________
12Listen and look... Can you identify the meaning of 3 Afrikaans words in the following clip: 1. _________________ 2. _________________ 3. _________________
13At 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
14These 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
15It 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
16New: 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.
17Listening and “The Lazy Eye” HearingThe WeakerSenseVisionThe StrongerSenseListening and “The Lazy Eye”
21kӑt gŎtō ʃŎ (cat) (gato) (chat) c a t Symbolic representations of “cat”
22Spoken languageSign language...languages with radically different sensory modalities such as speech and sign are processed at similar brain sites.”Petitto et al
23Traditional Communication Continuum AUDITORYVISUALAuditory-VerbalAuditory-OralCued SpeechSimultaneousCommunicationASLLanguageCognitionRobbins 2001
24Communication “choices” Traditionally viewed as a “parking lot”…Auditory-VerbalAuditory-OralCued SpeechSimultaneous CommunicationASLLanguageCommunicationCognitionAUDITORYVISUAL
25A Av AV VA V Communication Continuum More like a “skating rink.” Fully AuditoryCommunicatorMostlyAuditoryCommunicatorMostlyVisualCommunicatorFullyVisualCommunicatorAAvAVVAV* [Adapted source:Robbins 2000