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PORA! web seminar on March 11th 2014: Topic ‘’Ernst Lehnhardt CI rehabilitation center in Gustrow, Germany: pediatric and adult therapy structure and organization’

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–> March 11th 2014, 16:00 Moscow time for experts working with hearing-impaired children, parents and other interested listeners

Lecturer: Frau Karola Benedict, educational director of the CI rehabilitation center CIC M-V Cochlear Implant Centrum “Ernst Lehnhardt”, Güstrow, Germany (www.cicmv.de).

Presentation: “Ernst Lehnhardt CI rehabilitation center . . . → Read More: PORA! web seminar on March 11th 2014: Topic ‘’Ernst Lehnhardt CI rehabilitation center in Gustrow, Germany: pediatric and adult therapy structure and organization’

PORA! Forum Discussion on December 19: Topic ‘Hearing-Impaired Children: Step by Step from Diagnostics to Inclusion’

‘We believe in a world where with hearing technology, hearing-impaired people will be able to enjoy communication with ease and without boundaries’

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–> December 19, 2013 at 4 p.m. (Moscow time) for professionals working with hearing impaired children, parents and other interested listeners

Expert: Dr. Boris . . . → Read More: PORA! Forum Discussion on December 19: Topic ‘Hearing-Impaired Children: Step by Step from Diagnostics to Inclusion’

PORA! Web Seminar on December 5: Topic ‘Hearing-Impaired Children: Step by Step from Diagnostics to Inclusion’

‘We believe in a world where with hearing technology, hearing-impaired people will be able to enjoy communication with ease and without boundaries’

Join us on:

–> December 5, 2013 at 4 p.m. (Moscow time) for professionals working with hearing impaired children, parents and other interested listeners

Lecturer: Dr. Boris . . . → Read More: PORA! Web Seminar on December 5: Topic ‘Hearing-Impaired Children: Step by Step from Diagnostics to Inclusion’

Joanna Kosmalowa answers the questions of experts and parents in the webinar on Parent Counseling on 23.06.2013

[Olga Peskova – Dallas] There are different views on what to advise parents outside the living room, that is, in everyday life. Many suggest taking more time to relax, and devoting time to oneself as well, in order to better cope with all the difficulties. What would you say?

For sure. We discuss this not just during therapy sessions, but in the support groups as well. What strikes a keynote is the thoughts and feelings of the parents, particularly of the child’s mother. Consider how she perceives her child, and how much time she judges necessary just for herself.
Together we discuss daily schedules, try to give time frames to activities, to see whether there is a period that the mother can devote to her own agenda. The time needed for daily chores matters, too.
Having suggested a certain strategy, in the next meeting we see how effective it proved to be. For example, you could try to secure a time in the afternoon when you can drink tea or enjoy a book, with the children not immediately by your side. A support group meeting is finalized with a ‘do something for yourself’ home assignment. Every group member says what they are planning, and in the next meeting they recount whether they were successful or not. Not everything can be achieved in one attempt, but for stay-at-home mothers this matters very much, and proves beneficial.

[Jana Frey_Berlin] How can this topic be presented best; do you teach it to experts? Which seminars do you conduct?

We organize various seeminars for experts and parents: communication, advocacy for self and child, and work on  self-image. The duration of one such seminar is around 6-8 hours over one or two days. The groups can be around 12 large. Attention is also given to family counseling regarding relations between the parents, because this also impacts the child, whether hearing-impaired or not.

Topic: Counseling of Parents – PORA ! Live Web Seminar, June 23

Meet the global expert: Joanna Kosmalowa

–>  June 23, 2013 at 6.00 – 7.30 p.m. (Moscow time) for therapists and other professionals working with hearing impaired children –> June 23, 2013 at 8.00 – 9.30 p.m. (Moscow time) for parents with hearing impaired or deaf children

Participation: please indicate planned participation in a comment to this . . . → Read More: Topic: Counseling of Parents – PORA ! Live Web Seminar, June 23

The hypothesis proven scientifically

Dr. Dr. h.c. Monika Lehnhardt: here I wanted to present a short summary which I had found in the renowned journal “Otology & Neurotology”. It is another research proving the hypothesis that the provision with a CI before 12 months of age provides better results in expressive speech than implantation between 12 and 18 . . . → Read More: The hypothesis proven scientifically

Topic: Integrating Listening and Spoken Language into Daily Routine – PORA ! Forum Discussion, March 17

Get familiar with recordings of the March 3rd webinar:for experts; for parents.

Forum Discussion:

–>  March 17, 2013 at 6.00 – 7.30 p.m. (Moscow time) for therapists, professionals and interested experts –>  March 17, 2013 at 8.00 – 9.30 p.m. (Moscow time) for parents with hearing impaired/CI recipient children

Participation: is open and free in the Web . . . → Read More: Topic: Integrating Listening and Spoken Language into Daily Routine – PORA ! Forum Discussion, March 17

Topic: Integrating Listening and Spoken Language into Daily Routine – PORA ! Live Web Seminar, March 3

Meet the global expert: Christine Evans

–>  March 3, 2013 at 6.00 – 7.30 p.m. (Moscow time) for therapists and other professionals working with hearing impaired children –>  March 3, 2013 at 8.00 – 9.30 p.m. (Moscow time) for parents with hearing impaired or deaf children  

Participation: please indicate planned participation in a comment to this post. . . . → Read More: Topic: Integrating Listening and Spoken Language into Daily Routine – PORA ! Live Web Seminar, March 3

Forum Discussion re Maria Boboshko February 17

Get familiar with recordings of the February 3rd webinar: for experts; for parents.

“Monitoring the Effectiveness of Hearing Devices” will be discussed

at 6.00 – 7.30 (Moscow time) with therapists and other professionals working with hearing impaired children at 8.00 – 9.30 (Moscow time) with parents with hearing impaired or deaf children . . . → Read More: Forum Discussion re Maria Boboshko February 17

PORA! Live Web Seminar on February 3rd: topic ‘Monitoring the Effectiveness of Hearing Solutions’

We offer the following Live Web Seminars on the topic mentioned above for different target groups:

–> February 3 2013 at 6.00 – 7.30 p.m. (Moscow time) for special pedagogues, kindergarten- & school teacher, professionals interested in the topic –> February 3 2013 at 8.00 – 9.30 p.m. (Moscow time) for parents of children . . . → Read More: PORA! Live Web Seminar on February 3rd: topic ‘Monitoring the Effectiveness of Hearing Solutions’