Learn how to guide your adult patients towards hearing success at home. This introduction to aural rehabilitation will review auditory skill development and suggest rehabilitation tools that can be done alone or with a partner at home.
Course created on August 3, 2020
- After this course learners will be able to define aural rehabilitation and the benefit it brings to adults with hearing loss.
- After this course learners will be able to describe how to structure and guide an adult to progress their hearing skills using rehabilitation tools in the clinic and at home.
- After this course learners will be able to list factors that affect success and define success for adults using cochlear implants.
|Value, need and definition of aural rehabilitation
|Auditory skill development and activities for adults (non-digital)
|Value, benefit and digital tool for auditory skill development in adults
MS CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert AVT
Cochlear Implant Consumer Specialist
Krista Heavner is a Cochlear Implant Consumer Specialist for Advanced Bionics, providing support and education for cochlear implant candidates, recipients and professionals in the southeast part of the US. Prior to this position, Krista was a consultant for deaf and hard of hearing with the Division of Exceptional Children with the NC Department of Public Instruction. She has experience both in the educational setting and in the clinical setting, providing services to children and adults.
Consumer Education & Rehab Manager, Advanced Bionics
Valeri Le Beau, MS-CCC-SLP, is the Senior Rehabilitation Program Manager at Advanced Bionics. Valeri brings a lifetime of personal and professional expertise to the field of hearing impairments. Valeri received her undergraduate degree in Education for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing from Illinois State University. She taught in a variety of educational settings serving children with hearing impairments and later received her graduate degree in Speech Language Pathology from Rush University, Chicago. She practiced across the country in educational, private, and hospital-based settings, with an intense focus on providing services to children with hearing impairments. Throughout her career, she has lectured, trained, and mentored on cochlear implantation and rehabilitation following implantation locally and internationally.
Valeri LeBeau: Financial: Valeri LeBeau is employed by Advanced Bionics. Non-financial: Valeri LeBeau has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
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