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ERIC Number: EJ930669
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 17
ISSN: ISSN-0042-8639
Listening, Language, and Learning: Skills of Highly Qualified Listening and Spoken Language Specialists in Educational Settings
Estes, Ellen L.
Volta Review, v110 n2 p169-178 Sum 2010
The knowledge base required of Listening and Spoken Language Specialists (LSLS) has been outlined in AG Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language publications and is available to applicants through these publications and the Academy website ( The LSLS certification exam serves to evaluate the applicant's breadth of knowledge. The concomitant specialized skills that are necessary to stimulate listening and spoken language acquisition with children who are deaf or hard of hearing are developed during the mentoring process. Acquisition of skills comes from guided practice of these skills as mentors and potential applicants work together to develop proficiency with selection and application of LSLS techniques. This article describes many of the specialized skills demonstrated by highly qualified LSLS working in educational settings. (Contains 3 tables.)
Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. 3417 Volta Place NW, Washington, DC 20007. Tel: 202-337-5220; Fax: 202-337-8314; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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