Listening and Spoken Language Specialists

Listening and Spoken Language Specialists at Can:Do 4Kids have a Bachelor or Masters in Speech Pathology, Audiology or Teacher of the Deaf and are mentored towards certification within Auditory-Verbal Therapy. Our specialists are registered with either Speech Pathology Australia, Teachers Registration Board of South Australia and AG Bell. 

Areas of support include

  • Helping babies/children who are deaf or hard of hearing learn to listen and speak
  • Understanding the diagnosis of hearing loss
  • Development of receptive and expressive language, speech and cognition through play
  • Transition support to child care, preschool and school
  • Attachment
  • Supporting parent to parent connection
  • Developing strong pre-literacy
  • Developing social and pragmatic skills
  • Audiological management

How they do this

  • Individual therapy
  • Small groups
  • Regional and remote services and telehealth (Skype)
  • Working alongside parents/carers and key people in the child’s life
  • Clinic-based and within community settings including home
  • Education and training to teachers and support staff

Tools and programs

  • Auditory-Verbal Therapy (AVT)
  • Family centred practice
  • Parent guidance and coaching
  • Language Analysis Environmental  System (LENA)™
  • Standardised assessment protocol in line with First Voice, a national body advocating for world-class early intervention practices for children who are deaf or hard of hearing.
  • Observational and standardised assessments
  • Family conferences
  • Intensive weeks for regional and remote families
  • Articulation therapy approaches
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