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Take a jump on with language this summer

Posted Jun 02 2011 12:37pm

Interested in helping your school-aged child reach their spoken language potential? This summer an intensive auditory verbal therapy programme is being offered at the Auditory Verbal Lounge in Nottingham for children with hearing loss and their families.

Research shows that many children with hearing loss underachieve but attending therapy during term time means missing important school education.

AVT supports children to get the maximum benefit from their hearing technology so they can develop spoken language through listening. You would be highly involved in each session and work together with the therapist to develop skills for listening and language development that can then be integrated into daily life.

Intensive AVT programme for school aged children
Package 1 - Intensive Weekend Friday the 19th to the Monday 22nd August
Day 1 an individual Speech and language assessment (around one and half hours)
Day 2 to 4 an individual hour long therapy session
1 written report and advice

Package 2
‘Therapy pass’ 4 sessions to be used before the 31st December 2011

(Both packages £350, residential accommodation available at the Ear Foundation on a first come basis)

Auditory Verbal Lounge is an independent practice based at the Ear Foundation. Free taster sessions are also available for all aged children on selected dates.

Visit the website for further information, at auditoryverballounge.co.uk.

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