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ASHA - Live ZOOM Seminar

Program Description:

Auditory-Language Processing describes the processes needed for a child to receive, process and use auditory information. Some children have difficulty with these processes due to an auditory processing disorder, others due to hearing loss and still others due to listening challenges. This workshop presents information about the auditory-language process and then  addresses the needs of children who have these difficulties due to a variety of causes. The workshop covers the diagnosis of Auditory Processing Disorder and treatment strategies for the SLP and educators.

Target Audience:

  • ​Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Classroom Teachers
  • Audiologists

Time-Ordered Agenda:

3:00-3:30      Zoom Registration (Zoom information to be emailed 48 hours prior to conference) 

3:30-4:00      Introduction:  What is or Isn't Auditory Processing Disorder

4:00-4:45      From diagnosis to treatment - A Hierarchical Approach

​4:45-5:45      Treatment Strategies and Accommodations

5:45-6:00      Q&A               

Learning Outcomes:

  • The participants will be able to describe and differentiate auditory from language based skills.
  • Participants will be able to outline key elements in top-down and bottom-up intervention for APD and other auditory-based deficits.
  • The participants will develop strategies and interventions for the development of appropriate and efficient listening skills for children.

Location:

This event will be a live Zoom webinar.  Zoom information to be emailed 48 hours prior to conference.

Handouts:

PowerPoint/handout presentations will be emailed to all confirmed attendees 48 hours prior to the workshop.  Attendees will receive a certificate of completion when the course and all subsequent paperwork have been successfully completed.  The necessary forms will be available once the webinar is complete.

Presenter:

Lois Kam Heymann, M.A. CCC-SLP, is a Speech and Language Pathologist with over 30 years experience working with children with listening, language and learning challenges and their parents.

Lois has presented hundreds of in-service workshops, seminars and conferences, nationally and internationally, sharing her knowledge and techniques with parent groups, school systems and speech-language pathologists. Lois also works training therapists and teachers nationally as well as internationally in London, India, Dubai, Puerto Rico, Haiti, Ethiopia and Bulgaria.

Lois’ book: The Sound of Hope: Recognizing, Coping with and Treating Your Child’s Auditory Processing Disorder (Random House Publishing) is a parent guide to the importance of listening skills development in children birth to 8 years old. The book has a forward by Rosie O’Donnell.

Lois has developed Sounds Fun! A listening, language and pre-literacy program for children ages 3-6.

Lois’ mission is to share her philosophy, techniques and methods with parents, therapists and teachers around the world.

Speakers Financial & Non-Financial Disclosures: 

Financial Disclosure: Lois Kam Heymann received and Honorarium for this presentation and from the sale of her books and programs.

Non-financial Disclosure: Lois Kam Heymann serves on the WWO-Bulgaria Board of Directors. She is the  Auditory Consultant to The Park Century School, Culver City, California. Lois Is a life time member of the American Speed and Hearing Association( ASHA)

Fee Schedule:

Registration by 6/1/21 -  $75.00  

Student (with Student ID) by 6/1/21 - $65.00

Registration after 6/1/21 - $85.00

.25 ASHS CEUs offered

Level:  Intermediate, Professional area


For Further Information, please contact Kimberly Neary or
Jessica Resnick

at 516-520-6076 or email conferences@littlevillage.org

Refund Policy:

A handling fee of $10.00 is deducted for cancellation.  Refund requests must be received by mail/phone two business days prior to the conference. No refunds will be made thereafter. For questions about registration receipts, payment options, and refunds please contact:   Jennifer Weingart at Jennifer.Weingart@littlevillage.org  or 516-520-6000 ext 6027

 

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Auditory-Language Processing Challenges for School-Aged Children; Evaluation and Treatment

Presenter:  Lois Kam Heymann, M.A. CCC-SLP