Cora Barclay Listening and Spoken Language

The Cora Barclay Listening and Spoken Language program works in partnership with families and schools to help children who are deaf or hard of hearing learn to speak. The program is unique in its approach to teaching children who are deaf or hard of hearing in that it focuses on listening as the primary tool for developing language and speech.

Areas of support may include 

  • Working with your family to identify your child’s specific needs
  • Developing a program to suit your individual requirements
  • Working with you to help your child reach their full listening, speech and language potential
  • Maintaining open communication with you at all times recognising that you are the key to your child’s development
  • Utilising the expertise of the multidisciplinary team to closely monitor your child’s development
  • Development of an individualised Listening and Spoken Language program

How they do it

  • Individual therapy (with child, family and key people in the child’s life)
  • Small groups
  • Remote services and telehealth (Skype)
  • Working alongside parents/carers and key people in the child’s life (including educators, teachers, grandparents)
  • Clinic-based and within community settings
  • Ongoing monitoring and assessment
  • Child and Family Support Worker
  • Audiological support
  • Access to a multidisciplinary team
  • Parent Education sessions

Utilising the expertise of a range of professionals

Group options include

Group options for 6+ include

 

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