YAIS plans to deliver a combination of face to face and online training courses in 2022/2023. Details below. New courses, including those run by YAIS SLTs will be added at a later date, please continue to check for updates.
Online Information Morning for Local Professionals
Wednesday 9th November 2022 (morning)
Wednesday 8th February 2023 (morning)
For anyone working with children with cochlear implants.
This course is an adapted version of our Information Morning for Local Professionals. It will be in three parts on the same morning with short breaks between each. The course will cover the pre-implant assessment process, programming and expectations post-implant.
Online Learning to Listen
Thursday 20th October 2022 (morning)
Face to Face Learning to Listen
Wednesday 15th March 2023 (9.30am – 3.00pm tbc)
For teaching assistants, class teachers and other ‘non-specialists’, as well as teachers of the deaf, working with children who have had their cochlear implants for up to about 4 years.
The online course is an adapted version of our Learning to Listen course. It will be in two parts, both on the same morning, with a short break between the two. Both courses will cover stages of learning to listen and how children can be encouraged to listen to and understand sounds, words and sentences.
Online Extended Listening Skills
Wednesday 18th January 2023 (half morning 9-10.30am)
For teaching assistants, class teachers and other ‘non-specialists’, as well as teachers of the deaf, working with children who have had their cochlear implants for three years or more and who are able to engage in simple conversations with familiar people.
This is an adapted version of our Extended Listening Skills course and aims to refresh awareness of stages of auditory perception / learning to listen and to develop awareness / provide practical ideas for continued development of listening skills. E.g. listening in noise, localisation skills, improving auditory memory, participating in conversations, using the telephone.
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Please contact Joanne Smith (email@example.com) for more information regarding paediatric courses.