This presentation will focus on the timely topic of children with multiple disabilities in addition to hearing loss, who become cochlear implant recipients. Specific areas of discussion will include solutions to challenges in assessment and intervention, need for the use of an interdisciplinary team, the research literature on the topic. The course will provide participants with resources and references.
- Participants will be able to list the percentage of children with hearing loss who have additional disabilities.
- Participants will be able to detail some of the reasons for the increasing numbers of these children being identified.
- Participants will be able to list a variety of disabilities which can present in addition to hearing loss.
- Participants will be able to describe several challenges and solutions in the area of assessment and intervention for children with hearing loss and additional disabilities.
- Participants will be able to delineate the members of an interdisciplinary team ideally suited to work with these children.
|5-20 Minutes||The Big Picture / Issues|
|20-30 Minutes||Challenges in Assessment|
|30-45 Minutes||Challenges in Intervention|
|45-50 Minutes||Resources and References|
|50-60 Minutes||Questions/Answers (plus other Cochlear Americas Resources)|
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