Using the FLE: Administering the Functional Listening Evaluation Using Sentences

by Karen Anderson

Children with hearing loss are increasingly made ineligible for specialized instruction. ADA specified that schools must ensure that communication is as effective as class peers. The Recorded FLE Using Sentences assists in ‘making the case’ that hearing loss interferes with school access. Includes video showing administration of the FLE.

Course Curriculum

    1. Administering the FLE - 54 minute presentation

    2. Administering the FLE - 20 minute demonstration video

    3. Quiz - Administering the Functional Listening Evaluation Using Sentences

    4. COURSE EVALUATION - Using the Recorded FLE

    5. ASHA Verification Form - Using the Recorded FLE

    6. LSLS CEU Letter - Using the FLE

    7. ISBE Professional Development Hours

    8. More Options for Success

3 Learner Outcomes

  • Use the Recorded FLE to estimate functional listening ability in the classroom
  • Set up to perform the Recorded FLE Using Sentences, including student instruction
  • Interpret the FLE results in a way that assists teachers, parents and other staff in understanding how the hearing loss impacts communication effectiveness in the classroom. A PowerPoint presentation followed by a video demonstration will be used to achieve these objectives

Meet Your Instructor

Karen Anderson

Karen Anderson PhD has worked in clinical, public school and state-level (EHDI) settings to address the needs of children with hearing loss. She is Director of Supporting Success for Children with Hearing Loss, providing online resources for professionals and families. Karen is a past president of the Educational Audiology Association, has received national recognition awards in educational audiology. She is the author or co-author of many practical checklists, such as the SIFTER, LIFE-R, and CHILD and co-author of the book Building Skills for School Success in the Fast-Paced Classroom with Kathy Arnoldi and other publications sold through Supporting Success.