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Auditory Learning and Cochlear Implantation for the Young Child with Multiple Disabilities (HOPE)

Course: #14Level: Intermediate1 Hour

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.

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to list the percentage of children with hearing loss who have additional disabilities.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to detail some of the reasons for the increasing numbers of these children being identified.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to list a variety of disabilities which can present in addition to hearing loss.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to describe several challenges and solutions in the area of assessment and intervention for children with hearing loss and additional disabilities.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to delineate the members of an interdisciplinary team ideally suited to work with these children.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Intro
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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American Academy of Audiology

American Academy of Audiology

AudiologyOnline is approved by the American Academy of Audiology to offer Academy CEUs for this activity. The program is worth a maximum of 0.1 CEUs. Academy approval of this continuing education activity is based on course content only and does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedure, or adherence of the event to the Academy's Code of Ethics. Any views that are presented are those of the presenter/CE Provider and not necessarily of the American Academy of Audiology.


Australian College of Audiology

Australian College of Audiology

AudiologyOnline courses are approved for Continuing Education Points by the Australian College of Audiology. Automatic ACAud Approval Number 20000. This course is offered for 0.1 CEP.


Canadian Academy of Audiology

Canadian Academy of Audiology

The Canadian Academy of Audiology (CAA) supports and assists its members in the attainment of continuing education towards an individual professional development plan as required by their Provincial Regulatory Colleges and Provincial Associations. Audiology Online is an approved provider of educational activities for CAA members. Each hour of activity may be counted as one Continuous Learning Activity Credit (or equivalent) as allowed by the applicable regulatory college or association.


International Hearing Society

International Hearing Society

This program is approved by the International Hearing Society and its educational committee, the International Institute for Hearing Instruments Studies. To learn more about earning IHS CE Credit, click here.