The Listen to Me! Summer Institute is an intensive training program designed for children, families, and professionals to learn how to foster listening and spoken language development with cochlear implants.
Therapists, audiologists, teachers, and administrators are encouraged to accompany their clients or come individually to participate in the experience and receive additional training.
The children participate in an auditory-oral class setting and receive daily individual listening and spoken language therapy sessions from listening and spoken
PLEASE NOTE: These courses are designed for professionals who have beginning to intermediate skills in auditory habilitation. Most of the content is not appropriate for certified LSLS, AVTs, AVEds, or other professionals with a similarly advanced level of auditory training.
DOWNLOAD this year's professional conference schedule (available Feb. 1st).
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Professional development hours
We offer approved professional development hours (6 hours each day of attendance) from the following associations:
Cost & registration
$155 per day (6 professional development hours, lunch, and parking provided).
SPECIAL RATE: $415 for all three days (18 professional development hours,
Attendees will also receive a USB memory stick preloaded with teaching/therapy materials, resources, and articles for each day attended!
REGISTER EARLY! The Listen to Me! Summer Institute has a limited number of openings. We currently accept only 25 professionals per year. Priority is given to professionals who are current service providers for one of our attending families.
REGISTRATION FORMS & PAYMENT ARE DUE BY MAY 21st.
DOWNLOAD registration form here (available Feb. 1st).
Please include payment with registration form (we are unable to process credit card payments at this time).
MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO: Stanford Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery.
Registration form and check should be mailed to the following address:
ATTN: Julie Cooper
Professional participants are asked to arrange for your own lodging at nearby hotels.
Quotes from previous professional attendees
“The presentations were very helpful because they addressed the foundations of auditory living-this made the techniques and strategies make more sense.”
“The presentations were excellent! Lots of great information, clearly presented, and practical. Will use in my work with kids.”
“Great examples of therapy activities.”
“Nice discussion of Total Communication being continued along with auditory training for some families.”
“It was great finding out what other professionals are doing and how they are dealing with student issues.”
“One of the best parts was the panel of cochlear implant users. There were a great variety of CI users, and I did not feel like people were pushing their agendas.
“Excellent week! The professionals, staff, and everyone are wonderful. Thank you for sharing your knowledge. Your passion really comes through. I love having parents here too.”
“Very wonderful week... beautifully organized and very family-oriented!!”
PLEASE CONTACT KATHY MASTRINI at firstname.lastname@example.org for any inquiries about Listen to Me! for professionals.
Listen To Me! 2018
Reunion: June 22-24
Watch our movie
We've been documenting some of our families in our Listen to Me! Summer Institute. Visit our movie page, or click to watch the latest.