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  • Learn how to plan effective auditory activities that make up a session.
  • Learn how to use a conversational approach in your activities.
  • Learn how to achieve multiple objectives with a single activity.
  • Learn how to set up auditory routines to focus on listening and spoken language.
  • Learn how to use different types of activities for different auditory objectives.
  • Earn ASHA CEUs!

Presenter: Pratibha Srinivasan, Au.D., CCC-A, LSLS-Cert.AVT

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Helen Keller National Center, Senior Adult Services, is pleased to announce the dates for the 2014 Confident Living Programs on

April 6-11, 2014. (Cut-off date to receive completed forms: Monday March 10.)

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October 19-24, 2014 (Cut-off date to receive completed forms: Monday, Sept. 15.)

These one-week programs are specially designed for Senior Adults (age 55 and better), who are hard of hearing and blind or visually impaired, and do not use sign language as their primary means of communication

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will hold an Open Meeting on Promoting Quality Closed Captioning to Make Television Programming Accessible to All:  The Commission will consider a Report and Order, Declaratory Ruling, and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that addresses the quality and technical compliance of closed captioning on television programming to ensure that video programming is fully accessible to individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing.

It will also be webcast with captions at: http://www.fcc.gov/live.

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Welcome Friends,

Every two years, the AG Bell Convention brings together a diverse community that is committed to listening and spoken language for children and adults who are deaf and hard of hearing. We invite you to join more than 1,200 families of children who are deaf and hard of hearing, adults who listen and talk and the professionals that support them.

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After a stimulating first international conference last year it is our pleasure to invite you to the 2nd conference on family-centred early intervention for children who are deaf or hard of hearing in Bad Ischl, Austria, from June 11th to 13th 2014. The Scientific Programme Committee (Christine Yoshinaga-Itano, Gwen Carr and Daniel Holzinger) as well as the local Austrian organizing committee, has started to prepare an international event that once again aims to provide a platform for Early Intervention professionals, researchers and parents to exchange evidence-based best practice.