Our staff is a group of highly trained and dedicated professionals with the sole mission of helping young children learn to listen, speak, and develop academically and socially with the intent of preparing them to transition into their local school with great success. Over 75% of our staff is certified or in the preparation of becoming a Listening and Spoken Language Specialist LSLS CertAVEd or LSLS Cert AVT. In addition our faculty has advanced degrees in Deaf Education, Speech- Language Pathology, Special Education, Early Childhood Deaf Education, and Early Childhood Special Education.

Below is a partial list of our contributions to the professional community. Contact us for permissions to reproduce or further information.


Publications

Broekelmann, Cheryl L. (2012).  iHear® Internet Therapy Program: A Program by St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf, The Volta Review, 112, 417-422.

Broekelmann, C. & Ertmer, D. (2015 in press). Internet Therapy: Providing Listening and Spoken Language Development in Children Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. In Moeller, M.P., Ertmer, D, & Stoel-Gammon, C. (Eds.) Contemporary Methods for Promoting Speech and Language Development in Children Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. Maryland:Paul H Brookes.

Broekelmann, C. & Flowers, J. Coaching Via Telepractice. ASHA Leader, October 2012

Broekelmann, C, & Wray, D. (2012). Should a Child Attend a Special Education Preschool Where There May Not Be a Listening and Spoken Language Professional? In Estabrooks, W. (Ed.). 101 Frequently Asked Questions about Auditory-Verbal Practice. Washington, DC: Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf.

Graham, M.E. (2015 in print) “All Waking Hours: Strategies for Parents and Professionals” Volta Voices

Jones, M.B., Hutsell Guignard, G., & Ouellette, T. (2012). How Frequently Do Auditory Verbal Sessions Need to Be Scheduled for a Baby, a Preschooler, and a School-Aged Child? In Estabrooks, W. (Ed.). 101 Frequently Asked Questions about Auditory-Verbal Practice. Washington, DC: Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf.

Jones, M. B., & Tamminga, C. (2012). If a Child Receives Early Intervention Services, Will Services Provided by a Listening and Spoken Language Professional Be Necessary? In Estabrooks, W. (Ed.). 101 Frequently Asked Questions about Auditory-Verbal Practice. Washington, DC: Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf.

Randich, S. (2014). Psychoeducational assessment. In Bradham, T. & Houston, K.(Eds.) Assessing Listening and Spoken Language in Children with Hearing Loss. San Diego, CA: Plural Publishing.


Presentations

Graham, M. Bauer, L. “All Waking Hours” EHDI Conference, 3/15

Meyers, B. Odendahl, J. “Singing for the Brain” EHDI Conference, 3/15

Bauer, L. Knackstedt, A. “Empowering Families, A Collaborative Approach ITHI 3/15

Flowers, J. “Early Intervention via Tele-Practice” America Speech-Hearing Language Association (ASHA). Orlando 11/14

Broekelmann, C. Early Intervention via Tele-Practice; Results of a Quality of Life Survey ACI Alliance (American Cochlear Implant) Pediatric Conference 11/14

Broekelmann, C. “Direct Impact Through Tele-Intervention” National Rural Education Association Conference 10/14

Ouellette, T., Sehgal, S. “3X4: Multiplying your LSL Tools”. Indiana Deaf Educator Conference 6/14

Flowers, J. “Internet Therapy: Building Collaboration through Coaching” ISHA – Indianapolis IN 4/14

Eckelkamp, M. “Teletherapy for Children with Hearing Loss” MSHA – Lake of the Ozarks, MO – 4/14

Broekelmann, C. Graham, M. “Internet Therapy: An Evolution of Coaching as a Practice in Early Intervention” EHDI – Jacksonville FL – 4/14

Knackstedt, A. “Online Together: Coaching Parents and Professionals via Internet Therapy” Teachers of Hard of Hearing and Deaf Individuals Springfield, Illinois – February 28 – March 1, 2014

Flowers, J. “Coaching School Professionals via Internet Therapy: Findings of a Collaborative Practice” America Speech-Hearing Language Association (ASHA) – Chicago, IL 11/13

Broekelmann, C. “Tele-Intervention Meets the Listening, Language and Speech Needs of Children with Hearing Loss” Indiana LSL Conference – 10/13 Indianapolis, Indiana

Broekelmann, C. “Tele-Intervention Meets the Listening, Language and Speech Needs of Children with Hearing Loss” National Rural Education Association Conference – Branson, Missouri- 10/13

Broekelmann, C. & Graham, M., “Online Together: We’re Listening EHDI 3/13

Broekelmann, C. Carlson-Casaregola V., & Flowers, J., “Coaching: Listening and Spoken Language Teletherapy for Children with Hearing Loss ASHA 11/12

Fisher, V. & Ouellette, T. “Thoughtful FM Usage”, A G Bell Conference 6/12

Broekelmann, C. Graham, M., Online Together: Coaching Practice in Early Intervention EHDI 3/12

Graff, J., Schaaf, K, & Ouellette, T. “Can We Build Executive Function: Yes We Can! A G Bell Conference 6/10

Harrison, J., & Ouellette, T. “A Seat at the Table,” A G Bell Conference 6/08,

Ouellette, T. “The Nitty Gritty of Pediatric Cochlear Implants”, Advanced Bionics Workshop, 11/04, Co-presenter

Fuller, J., & Ouellette, T. “Bringing Sound to All; Cochlear Implants and Children with Multiple Disabilities”, A G Bell Conference 7/04

Ouellette, T. “Options for Success,” Workshop at ASHA, 11/02 and 11/03, Co-presenter


Professional Contributions

Teri Ouellette – A. G .Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language: Board member, 2010-present; President Elect, 2012-2014; President, 2014 –present.

Teri Ouellette – Ball State University Graduate and Undergraduate Special Education/Deaf Education Programs, Adjunct Professor, 2007-present

Teri Ouellette – Professional Preparation in Cochlear Implants (PPCI), Smith College, Indianapolis Site: Lead Instructor, 2010-2014

Teri Ouellette – LSLogic Website: http://www.LSLogic.org Contributing consultants, to be published Spring 2015.

Teri Ouellette – OPTION Schools Inc,. Executive Officer, 2008-2010.

Barbara Meyers – Fontbonne University, Early Intervention in Deaf Education Master’s program at Fontbonne University, Adjunct Professor, 2005-present

Judy Odenthal – Global Foundation for Children with Hearing Loss, Vietnam

Michelle Graham – Lindenwood University, Adjunct Professor, 2014-present

Carrie Tamminga – Director Midwest Region of INPROSEC AGBell (2004-2008)