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Course: #1574

Parent and Adult Habilitation Resources Available in Spanish (Course will be given in English - For Professionals)

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This seminar will review pediatric and adult habilitation resources available in Spanish—both those from Cochlear and from other sources. We will suggest best practices for making use of such materials by English speaking audiologists, teachers, and speech language pathologists.


Course created on November 16, 2011

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Course Learning Outcomes

  • Upon completing this course, learners will be able to discuss ways to provide guidance to parents and adult recipients on the availability of specific Spanish language habilitation resources
  • Upon completing this course, learners will be able to describe how to guide patients and families on how to use various Spanish habilitation resources, even if the professional does not read or speak Spanish
  • Upon completing this course, learners will be able describe techniques to effectively organize individual and group (re)habilitation support activities for Spanish speaking parents and adult recipients

Course Presenters

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Lilian Flores-Beltran, PhD, LSLS Cert, AVT

Lilian Flores-Beltran, Ph.D., LSLS Cert. AVT®, has a master’s degree in technological education, a bachelor’s degree in special education with specialties in cognition and language, and a doctorate degree in Pedagogy. She has also worked with the John Tracy Clinic to plan and coordinate a parent trainning course in 15 countries in Latin America and Spain, which has been attended by more than 6,000 parents. She is author of four books and a Multimedia CD, all related in rehabilitation of deaf children. Flores-Beltran got the 2005 Professional of the Year recognition by the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. She is also a Global Ambassador of the same Association. Lilian has been working with deaf children and adults since 1980.

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Donna L. Sorkin, MA

Vice President, Consumer Affairs at Cochlear Americas

Donna Sorkin, M.A. is Vice President, Consumer Affairs at Cochlear Americas.  In that capacity, she leads a range of activities at Cochlear aimed at the broad life needs of people with hearing loss including Cochlear’s widely acclaimed HOPE program on (re)habilitation for children and adults and their families.  Donna was executive director of Self Help for Hard of Hearing People (now Hearing Loss Association of America) and she also served as executive director of the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.  She was appointed by President Clinton to the U.S. Access Board in 1994 and served two terms. She served on the National Institute on Deafness (National Institutes of Health) Advisory Board and has advised numerous U.S. businesses on accessibility for people with disabilities.   Donna currently serves on the Advisory Boards of Gallaudet University and Colorado Neurological Institute.


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