Other Resources on Auditory Training

by DB-LINK on May 1, 2011
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Many excellent resources on Auditory Training are not available online. The following is a list of some key resources. If you would like help locating items on the list or getting additional information, contact us via email at

Adapting Speech and Auditory Training/ Durkel, Jim. -- Texas Deafblind Project: 2005, 7.

Handout from a session about adapting speech and auditory training. Chart that compares auditory training for children with vision vs. children who are deafblind; segments from various sources on the the following: receptive listening skills development and expressive skill development; aspects of an auditory learning program; hierarchy of speech contrasts; using vibration in speech and auditory training; ideas for making speech and auditory training fun.

2005 Texas Symposium on Deafblindness

Facilitating Hearing and Listening in Young Children/ Flexer, Carol, Ph.D. -- Singular Publishing Group, Inc. 1999, 296. Written with an educational focus, this book focuses on maximizing children's hearing and listening in early intervention programs and activities. Primary topics include the many facets of hearing and hearing impairment, the role of hearing in one's life, the structure and function of the ear, and types and degrees of hearing impairment, with special emphasis on otitis media (middle ear infection), behavioral and objective (electrophysiological) measurement of hearing, technological management of hearing, and facilitation of listening skills. New information regarding amplification technology, cochlear implants, federal laws and listening strategies is included in this highly readable updated resource. Checklists are provided at the end of each chapter summarizing important points covered in the chapter. Available from Singular Publishing Group, Inc., 401 West A Street, Suite 325, San Diego, CA 92101-7904. Publisher's web site:

Hearing & Training/ University of Kansas Department of Special Education. 15 min.The video discusses types of hearing loss: conductive vs. sensory neural and gives examples of each; shows hearing aids and how different types are used. The three steps to auditory training according to this video are: 1) sound awareness, 2) localization, 3) discrimination. Discusses sign language and total communication and demonstrates each.  

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