This presentation will provide a general review of candidacy for Electric Acoustic Stimulation (EAS) and impact of mid to high frequency hearing loss. It will then address specific auditory training exercises that EAS recipients can practice to adjust to new sounds and maximally benefit from their device.
Course created on February 21, 2017
- After this course learners will be able to describe general candidacy for Electric Acoustic Stimulation (EAS).
- After this course learners will be able to list three auditory training resources.
- After this course learners will be able to describe differences in EAS auditory training versus cochlear implant auditory training.
|5-15 Minutes||Candidacy for Electric Acoustic Simtulation (EAS)|
|15-25 Minutes||Impact of Mid to High Frequency Hearing Loss|
|25-30 Minutes||Therapy Aspects|
|30-55 Minutes||Auditory Practice Exercises|
|55-60 Minutes||Final Comments and Questions|
Manager of Education and Therapy, MED-EL
MaryKay is a speech-language pathologist and certified Auditory-Verbal Therapist who has over 20 years of experience working with children who have hearing loss. She received her BA and MS in Communication Disorders from California State University Northridge. She was a member of the cochlear implant team at Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland for 15 years and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia for seven years. Currently, she is the Manager of Education and Therapy for MED-EL. She co-authored AuSpLan and co-developed and co-instructed the Professional Preparation in Cochlear Implants (PPCI) program. She has presented nationally and internationally. She has provided short courses for professional organizations and seminars, workshops and in-services to school districts along with guest lecturing and mentoring students at several state universities.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by MED-EL in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on MED-EL products and services and will not include info on other products or services.
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