By investigating case studies, this course will provide audiologists with different ways to think about complex pediatric audiology patients. It will look at various performance measures and discuss how to use clinical information to plan, implement, and validate treatment.
- After this course, participants will be able to select appropriate assessment measures for patients with complex histories and/or needs.
- After this course, participants will be able to evaluate multiple performance measures in order to plan and validate treatment.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the value of both objective and subjective measures in working with pediatric patients.
|5-15 Minutes||Case 1|
|15-30 Minutes||Case 2|
|30-45 Minutes||Case 3|
|45-55 Minutes||Case 4|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Jane Madell, PhD, CCC-A/SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT
Director of Pediatric Audiology Consulting
Jane Madell, PhD, FAAA, is a certified audiologist, speech-language pathologist, and LSLS auditory verbal therapist. Dr Madell was formerly the Director of the Hearing and Learning Center and Cochlear Implant Center at The Ear Institute, NYEE/Beth Israel Medical Center and Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Her clinical and research interests include evaluation and management of hearing in infants and young children, including hearing aids, cochlear implants and RM systems, assessment of auditory function, and evaluation and management of auditory processing disorders. Dr Madell has published 7 books, numerous book chapters and journal articles. She writes the HearingandKids blog for www.HearingHealthMatters.org. She is the recipient of the AAA 2017 Marion Downs Award for Excellence in Pediatric Audiology. She presents at parent and professional meetings, nationally and internationally, on management of children with hearing loss, assessing technology, listening and spoken language, auditory processing disorders, and child and family support.
Joan Hewitt, TOD, AuD, CCC-A
Joan Hewitt, Au.D., FAAA is a pediatric audiologist specializing in diagnosing and treating infants and children with hearing loss. Holding advanced degrees in both audiology and auditory-oral education of the deaf, Dr. Hewitt has provided auditory-verbal services, diagnostic testing, hearing aid fitting, cochlear implant programming, and educational support to infants, children, families, and school districts for more than 25 years. She currently serves as a pediatric audiologist and the director of Project TALK, a non-profit program for children with hearing loss which has become nationally and internationally known for ensuring children receive maximal benefit from their hearing technology. Dr. Hewitt also serves as faculty in the Speech Pathology Department at California State University – San Marcos and teaches audiology and aural habilitation at the graduate and undergraduate levels. She is a frequent presenter at professional conferences and has written chapters in pediatric audiology textbooks on appropriately diagnosing hearing loss, maximizing benefit with hearing technology, and providing audiological care in complex pediatric cases.
Joan Hewitt Financial: Joan Hewitt received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial disclosures: Joan Hewitt has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
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