This resource provides detailed advice and practical activities to support the communication skills of children with any degree of hearing loss ranging from mild to
severe. Language Builders for Hearing Difficulties is relevant to many speech and language therapists, learning support assistants and teachers who work in
pre-schools, schools or units and parents and carers who are helping their child at home.
It is the core reading material for the specialist accredited course 'Supporting Children with Hearing Difficulties'. It addresses many areas, including:
Types of hearing loss.
Things to look out for if you are concerned about a hearing loss.
The impact hearing difficulties can have on communication.
Changing the interaction and environment to support the child.
Supporting language and social skills.
Supporting listening and phonological development.
As with all Elklan materials having purchased the book you are free to photocopy any relevant pages so equipping others who work within your school or health provision.