This text course uses an engaging Q & A format to discuss issues and considerations for audiologists in supporting students who are reluctant users of FM and remote microphone technology. It covers the role of teachers, parents, and students as well as the interaction of educational legislation.
Course created on March 8, 2015
- After this course learners will be able to describe factors affecting students use of remote microphone technology, and how audiologists can have a positive impact in facilitating its use to provide communication access.
- After this course learners will be able to explain the role of teachers, parents, and students in supporting students use of remote microphone technology for communication access in schools
- After this course learners will be able to explain the role of IEPs, 504 Plans, IDEA and the DOJ/OSEP joint statement and their potential impact or effect on remote microphone technology use for students who are deaf or hard of hearing in schools.
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Cheryl DeConde Johnson, EdD
Dr. Cheryl DeConde Johnson provides consulting services regarding educational audiology and deaf education focusing on state service delivery and accountability systems through her practice, The ADEvantage. She also holds adjunct faculty appointments in audiology at the University of Colorado and the University of Northern Colorado and in deaf education at the University of Arizona. From 1997-2006, she was the statewide consultant for audiology and deaf education with the Colorado Department of Education and prior to that she held positions as a school-based educational audiologist, an early intervention provider, and a coordinator of the Greeley, Colorado public school program serving deaf and hard of hearing students. Dr. Johnson is co-author of the Educational Audiology Handbook, 2nd ed (2012, Cengage Delmar Learning), co-author of Educational Advocacy for Student who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (2013, Hands & Voices), as well as numerous articles and book chapters. Dr Johnson is a persistent advocate for effective communication access in the classroom for learners who are deaf and hard of hearing and others with auditory deficits, as well as the appropriate use of hearing assistance technologies.
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