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20Q: The Audiologist as Gatekeeper for Language and Cognition

Course: #23693Level: Intermediate1 Hour 882 Reviews

This text course discusses research in language development and cognition in children with hearing loss, and underscores the critical role of the audiologist in ensuring maximum audibility from amplification. It is presented in an engaging, Q&A conversational format.

Course created on February 10, 2014

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to explain the impact of hearing on working memory and cognition.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to describe differences in the language of children with hearing loss as compared to their normal hearing peers.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to describe the importance of audibility on language development and cognition, and the clinical implications for pediatric audiologists.

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Derek Stiles is employed by Rush University. He has received research funding from University of Iowa Graduate Student Association and from Rush University Mentoring Program. Non-financial: Derek Stiles has no non-financial relationships to disclose.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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