Parents Invited to Free Presentation May 12: “Help Improve Your Child’s Listening and Talking Skills”  

Written by admin, May 3, 2016

May 3, 2016 – Featuring Dave Sindrey,

Speech-Language Pathologist and Auditory Verbal Therapist

In honour of Speech, Language and Hearing Month in May, Peterborough Healthy Families is inviting parents and caregivers to a free presentation titled “Help Improve Your Child’s Listening and Talking Skills” on Thursday, May 12, 2016 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the McDonnel St. Activity Centre located at 577 McDonnel St. All participants will receive a free children’s book and growth chart.

Come out and hear Dave Sindrey, a Speech-Language Pathologist and certified Auditory Verbal Therapist, talk about his favourite apps, songs and stories that can be used to promote active listening and talking. There will be opportunity for questions and discussions with Dave following the presentation. Light refreshments will be provided and parking is free.

Dave is an internationally renowned speaker with over 25 years of experience working with families of children who have issues with hearing loss. He has committed his work to creating resources for parents and children that are both educational and fun. Dave has published many workbooks to help children of all ages learn to listen including Listening Games for Littles (1997, 2002) and the Cochlear Implant Auditory Training Guide (2004). He has also designed and illustrated nine applications on iTunes that help to develop and assess listening skills for children with hearing loss.

Peterborough Healthy Families is a multi-agency initiative made up of several local community partners, including Peterborough Public Health, Kinark Child and Family Services, Peterborough Family Resource Centre, Peterborough Public Library, and the Asphodel Norwood Public Library. This presentation is offered in partnership with the Speech, Language & Hearing Association of Peterborough.
For more information, please call Leisa Baker, Public Health Nurse at 705-743-1000, ext. 312 or visit www.peterboroughhealthyfamilies.ca.

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For further information, please contact:

Leisa Baker,

Public Health Nurse

Peterborough Public Health

lbaker@peterboroughpublichealth.ca

705-743-1000, ext. 312