Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Secrets of the Apple Tree:

by Carron Brown . Alyssa Nassner

Perfect for toddlers and pre-school kids learning to listen and talk, the Shine Light books are more than just ordinary picture books. Don’t forget to grab a flashlight! Because these books will reveal “secrets” or hidden photos when you shine the light from your flashlight on the pages. Who lives in the apple tree? Shine a light behind the page and see...from worms wriggling among the roots to birds nesting high in the branches, the hidden wonders of this amazing habitat are revealed.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Auditory Hierarchy Minimal Pair Cards

Have you seen this new resource for working on (or collecting data on) auditory discrimination that was recently published by my friend and colleague Kristine Ratliff? It includes colorful and engaging 228 minimal pair cards differing by sound feature. The minimal pair cards were designed using the Auditory Discrimination Hierarchy known as the Listening Ladder created by Dave Sindrey, M.Cl.Sc., LSLS Cert. AVT. 

The hierarchy begins at level 1, with sounds differing by duration, intensity and pitch. It progresses by difficulty though ten steps, ending with discrimination of words with final consonants differing by place of articulation.

I downloaded my minimal pair cards on my iPad so they are easily accessible and it saves on ink and printing.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

LOFT Graduate Wins National Miss Amazing

Megan Swanson, one of my AV graduates was recognized in the AG Bell Associations' Featured News for winning the 2017 National Miss Amazing Miss Title.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

SEPTEMBER - Listening and Spoken Language Calendar

Click HERE to download the free SEPTEMBER printable calendar with daily Listening and Spoken Language suggestions for families from the Moog Center.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Free Professional Development Courses from CID

Did you hear CENTRAL INSTITUTE FOR THE DEAF online learning courses For Professional Development is now FREE? Watch ALL of CID's online learning courses on the website! CID made this change to ensure more professionals have access to the information they need to support students with hearing loss. Click the following link to view all of the available topics: http://bit.ly/2eL4jkj