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Bibliography - Auditory Verbal Therapy

Books

Carr, Gwen
Communicating with your deaf child
NDCS, 2010
Produced to try to answer the many questions parents have asked NDCS about how to best support their child’s language and communication development from early days after the diagnosis and as their children grow.
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Deaf Education through Listening and Talking (DELTA)
Deaf children talking: parents' guide to speech, language and learning for deaf children: the natural aural approach
DELTA, [1999]

Deaf Education through Listening and Talking (DELTA)
Deaf children talking: volume 2: at school: parents' guide to speech, language and learning for deaf children: the natural aural approach
DELTA, [2001]

Lewis, Robyn E & Penn, Claire
Language therapy: a programme to teach English
Whurr, 1994
ISBN: 1870332326
Builds on the LARSP assessment of language to suggest language therapy routes using spoken English.

Lynas, Wendy
Communication options in the education of deaf children
Whurr, 1994
ISBN:1897635419

Lynas, Wendy
Current review of approaches to communication in the education of deaf children
Ewing Foundation, 1995
A brief discussion of communication options for deaf children.

Lynch, Charlotte & Kidd, Julia
Early communication skills (2nd ed)
Speechmark, 1999
ISBN: 9780863883736
Aimed at professionals working with pre-school children.  Outlines approaches used by a speech and language therapist and a teacher of the deaf working together in a nursery which supports Total Communication.

Bodner-Johnson, Barbara & Sass-Lehrer, Marilyn (eds)
Young deaf or hard of hearing child: a family centered approach to early education
Paul H Brookes, 2003
ISBN: 1557665796
Aimed at early childhood educators, education professionals, speech and language therapists and students to help them to work effectively with families.

Datta, Gill & Harbor, Diana
Cochlear implants for young children: Moving on - Book one: Early years education
Ear Foundation, 2007
Information for families and teachers to encourage working together. It aims to prepare families and professionals for children starting school with a cochlear implant.

Datta, Gill & Harbor, Diana
Cochlear implants for young children: Moving on - Book two: Listening and language
Ear Foundation, 2007
This book gives information and ideas to help develop listening and spoken language at home and in education. It aims to prepare families and professionals for children starting early years education with a cochlear implant.

Datta, Gill; Harbor, Diana; Allen, Clare
STEPS from hearing to talking: sound support for families of young deaf children with cochlear implants
Ear Foundation, 2005
Looks at the developmental steps of children and gives advice on how to help develop good communication from the start for young deaf children. Section for babies with cochlear implants. Includes DVD, development record book and poster.

Datta, Gill; Harbor, Diana; Archbold, Sue
STEPS together pack: resources and ideas for families
Ear Foundation, 2007
A resource of fun activities for young deaf children to encourage listening and talking. Pack includes: Book, soft toys, wooden toys, jigsaws and noise makers in duffel bag.

Department for Education and Skills (DfES)
Information for parents: deafness [Early Support Pilot Programme]
Dept for Education and Skills, 2004
Guidance for families who have very young children who are deaf. ESPP11
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Department for Education and Skills (DfES)
Informed choice, families and deaf children: professional handbook
Dept for Education and Skills, 2006
A handbook for professionals to provide an "Informed Choice" approach for families who have very young children who are deaf. ESPP11
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Department for Education and Skills (DfES)
Monitoring protocol for Deaf babies and children
Dept for Education and Skills, 2004
Includes booklets: How to use this protocol; Level 2 materials; and folder of forms for recording development.  Early Support Pilot Programme: ESPP29, ESPP30, ESPP31
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Harrigan, Suzanne & Sheridan, Clare
Small talk: a package for families with a new deaf baby (2nd ed)
Ear Foundation, 2007
Informs and reassures families about communication at a time when they may be struggling to come to terms with the discovery that their baby is deaf. Includes DVD, booklet, fridge notes and discussion sheets.

Pepper, Jan & Weitzman, Elaine
It takes two to talk: a practical guide for parents of children with language delays (3rd ed)
Hanen Centre, 2004
ISBN: 0921145195
Includes easy-to-use checklists, practical guidelines for choosing communication goals and building foundations for literacy.

Plant, Geoff & Archbold, Sue
Kid trax: speech tracking materials for children
Ear Foundation, 2003
Presents a modified approach for using speech tracking with children. Pack includes: Book, resource CD, 5 Stage 1 ORT books and 5 Mr Men books.

Rocca, Christine
Music time: a musical resource for deaf children
Ear Foundation, 2006
Resources to help develop music sessions with deaf children. Includes Booklet, DVD and CD.

Tait, Margaret & White, Alison
Chatting and singing with young deaf children: practical ideas and activities put into practice
Ear Foundation, 2006
Ideas for exploiting opportunities to improve the vocabulary of young deaf children who are beginning to learn vocabulary (eg after a cochlear implant)

Spencer, Patricia Elizabeth & Marschark, Marc (eds)
Advances in the spoken language development of deaf and hard-of-hearing children
Oxford University Press, 2006
ISBN: 0195179870
Academic papers on the acquisition of spoken language in deaf children. Series: Perspectives on Deafness

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Assessment Materials

Brownell, Rick
Receptive one-word picture vocabulary test (2nd ed)
Academic Therapy, 2000
ISBN: 157128138X
This is an individually administered, norm-referenced test that provides an assessment of an individual's English hearing vocabulary.

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DVDs

Conklin, Cindy
It takes two to talk: a guide to promoting the communication development of children with language delays
Hanen Centre, 2006
DVD is divided into 4 steps: Your Child's Communication; Build Interaction; Add Language to the Interaction; Use Play, Books and Music

National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)
Communication begins at home
NDCS, 2009
This film follows 6 children and their families on a typical day to see how they communicate.  It aims to show how communication can be supported during everyday activities and routines.

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Articles

Hogan, Sarah ... [et al]
Evaluation of auditory verbal therapy using the rate of early language development as an outcome measure
Deafness and Education International 2008, Vol 10 (3), p143-167
One approach to developing spoken language in deaf children is evaluated using formal assessment methods.

Hogan, Sarah; Stokes, Jacqueline; Weller, Isobel
Language outcomes for children of low income families enrolled in auditory verbal therapy
Deafness and Education International December 2010, Vol 12 (4), p204-216
Funding was provided for low income families to participate in Auditory Verbal (AV) courses to look at the effect that socio-economic status has on the efficacy of AV.

Rhoades, Ellen A
Research outcomes of auditory-verbal intervention: is the approach justified?
Deafness and Education International 2006, Vol 8 (3), p125-143
A study of the effectiveness of the auditory-verbal communication approach with deaf children.

Brown, P Margaret; Bakar, Zaharah Abu; Rickards, Field W; Griffin, P
Family functioning, early intervention support, and spoken language and placement outcomes for children with profound hearing loss
Deafness and Education International 2006, Vol 8 (4), p207-226
Looks at how the family copes with having a deaf child and how they see the transition from early years support into primary education. Looks at language outcomes and placement decisions.

Lewis, Sue
Reading achievements of a group of severely and profoundly hearing-impaired school leavers educated within a natural aural approach
Journal of British Association of Teachers of the Deaf January 1996, Vol 20 (1), p1-7
A study of reading levels in a group of profoundly and severely deaf children.

Ramirez Inscoe, Jayne; Odell, Amanda; Archbold, Susan; Nikolopoulos, Thomas
Expressive spoken language development in deaf children with cochlear implants who are beginning formal education
Deafness and Education International 2009, Vol 11 (1), p39-55
Considers the possible implications for educational management of children with cochlear implants, children's language was assessed using STASS.

Wiefferink, C H … [et al]
Influence of linguistic environment on children’s language development: Flemish versus Dutch children
Deafness and Education International 2008, Vol 10 (4), p226-243
Looks at the linguistic progress of children who have received cochlear implants.  Dutch and Flemish language learners are compared.

Young, Alys
Factors affecting communication choice in the first year of life: assessing and understanding an ongoing experience
Deafness and Education International 2002, Vol 4 (1), p2-11
Originally an address given at an NDCS conference.  Looks at the idea of communication choice for families, the influence of professionals around them and how this ongoing process works.

Nott, Pauline; Brown, P Margaret; Wigglesworth, Gillian
What's in a diary? Di-EL first words
Deafness and Education International 2005, Vol 7 (2), p98-116
Case studies of parents using a diary technique to record a child's first 100 single words.  This method can be used to monitor and investigate a child's language acquisition.

Bain, Lisa; Scott, Sam; Steinberg, Annie G
Socialisation experiences and coping strategies of adults raised using spoken language
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education Winter 2004, Vol 9 (1), p120-128
A survey of deaf adults who were brought up using oral communication and the impact on their social skills.
http://jdsde.oxfordjournals.org/

Bakar, Zaharah Abu; Brown, P Margaret; Remine, Maria D
Sensitivity in interactions between hearing mothers and their toddlers with hearing loss: the effect of cochlear implantation
Deafness and Education International March 2010, Vol 12 (1), p2-15
Looks at the parents' involvement in providing good communication input for their deaf child who accesses spoken language through hearing aids or a cochlear implant.

Brown, P Margaret & Paatsch, Louise
Beliefs, practices and expectations of oral teachers of the deaf
Deafness and Education International Sept 2010, Vol 12 (3), p135-148
Compares the beliefs and practices of 28 oralist teachers of the deaf who employ either auditory verbal or auditory oral approaches.

Carey-Sargeant, Christa L & Brown, P Margaret
Reciprocal utterances during interactions between deaf toddlers and their hearing mothers
Deafness and Education International 2005, Vol 7 (2), p77-97
Comparative study of deaf and hearing toddlers' verbal communication and interactions with their mothers.

Domínguez, Ana-Belén & Alegria, Jesús
Reading mechanisms in orally educated deaf adults
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education Spring 2010, Vol 15 (2), p136-148
Examines the reading strategies of successful readers who are deaf.  Most of the readers were educated in a purely oral education system.
http://jdsde.oxfordjournals.org/

Duchesne, Louise; Sutton, Ann; Bergeron, François
Language achievement in children who received cochlear implants between 1 and 2 years of age: group trends and individual patterns
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education Fall 2009, Vol 14 (4), p465-485
French study of deaf children who had received a cochlear implant between 1 and 2 years old.  Receptive and expressive vocabulary and grammar in spoken French language was assessed and compared to hearing peers.  children ranged from 3.5 to 8 years old.
http://jdsde.oxfordjournals.org/

Fagan, Mary K & Pisoni, David B
Hearing experience and receptive vocabulary development in deaf children with cochlear implants
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education Spring 2010, Vol 15 (2), p149-161
This study investigated receptive vocabulary delay in deaf children with cochlear implants.
http://jdsde.oxfordjournals.org/

Friedmann, Naama & Szterman, Ronit
Syntactic movement in orally trained children with hearing impairment
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education Winter 2006, Vol 11 (1), p56-75
Studies the level of comprehension of sentences by orally educated deaf children.  Students were found to have significant delays in comprehending particular sentence structures.
http://jdsde.oxfordjournals.org/

Geers, Ann E ... [et al]
Spoken language scores of children using cochlear implants compared to hearing age-mates at school entry
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education Summer 2009, Vol 14 (3), p371-385
Looks at the spoken language development of young children with cochlear implants.
http://jdsde.oxfordjournals.org/

Gravenstede, L
Phonological awareness and decoding skills in deaf adolescents
Deafness and Education International 2009, Vol 11 (4), p171-190
Deaf young people were tested to assess their level of awareness of sound structure in language.  Compares their phonological awareness scores with their literacy levels.

Ingber, Sara & Dromi, Esther
Actual versus desired family-centered practice in early intervention for children with hearing loss
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education Winter 2010, Vol 15 (1), p59-71
Looks at the effectiveness of family-centred approaches to early intervention with deaf children.
http://jdsde.oxfordjournals.org/

Ingber, Sara & Dromi, Esther
Demographics affecting parental expectations from early deaf intervention
Deafness and Education International 2009, Vol 11 (2), p83-111
Looks at the characteristics of the mothers of deaf children in relation to their expectations for early intervention.

Lloyd, Julian; Lieven, Elena; Arnold, Paul
Oral referential communication skills of hearing-impaired children
Deafness and Education International 2005, Vol 7 (1) p22-42
Study of deaf children's aptitude in one communication test.

Miller, Paul
Nature and efficiency of the word reading strategies of orally raised deaf students
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education Summer 2009, Vol 14 (3), p344-361
Compares word reading strategies of deaf children who have been taught orally with those of hearing children.
http://jdsde.oxfordjournals.org/

Most, Tova; Shina-August, Ella; Meilijson, Sara
Pragmatic abilities of children with hearing loss using cochlear implants or hearing aids compared to hearing children
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education Fall 2010, Vol 15 (4), p422-437
This study looked at the spoken language abilities of children with hearing loss concentrating on appropriate use of language in context and other conversational skills.
http://jdsde.oxfordjournals.org/

Ozbic, Martina & Kogovsek, Damjana
Vowel format values in hearing and hearing impaired children: a discriminant analysis
Deafness and Education International June 2010, Vol 12 (2), p99-128
A study of vowel formation in deaf children's spoken language.

Rinaldi, Pasquale & Caselli, Cristina
Lexical and grammatical abilities in deaf Italian preschoolers: the role of duration of formal language experience
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education Winter 2009, Vol 14 (1), p63-75
A study of spoken language development in deaf preschoolers with hearing parents.  The children studied did not have cochlear implants.
http://jdsde.oxfordjournals.org/

Sarant, Julia Z ... [et al]
Spoken language development in oral preschool children with permanent childhood deafness
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education Spring 2009, Vol 14 (2), p205-217
A study of preschool children who have been diagnosed as deaf.
http://jdsde.oxfordjournals.org/

Spencer, Linda J & Tomblin, J Bruce
Evaluating phonological processing skills in children with prelingual deafness who use cochlear implants
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education Winter 2009, Vol 14 (1), p1-21
Study of spoken language skills of deaf children with cochlear implants.  Looks at the impact spoken language skills have on children learning to read.
http://jdsde.oxfordjournals.org/

Watson, Linda M
Early print concepts: insights from work with young deaf children
Deafness and Education International 2009, Vol 11 (4), p191-209
Explores the early development of writing and markmaking in very young deaf children.  The study concentrates on children who are learning to communicate orally.

Yoshinaga-Itano, Christine; Stredler-Brown, Arlene; Jancosek, Elizabeth
From phone to phoneme: what we can understand from babble
Volta Review 1992, Vol 94 (5), p283-313
Describes assessment techniques for monitoring the speech development of very young deaf children. (Not held in SSC Library.)