This seminar is appropriate for professionals who work with young hearing impaired children and their families. It provides information regarding the importance of early identification and intervention, and provides recommendations for ways parents and professionals can work together to facilitate successful outcomes with such children.
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Course created on September 1, 2006
- Participants will be able to identify the effects of hearing loss on development.
- Participants will be able to identify the importance of early identification and intervention on outcomes obtained by children with a severe to profound hearing loss.
- Participants will be able to identify IDEA and its applicability to children with hearing loss.
- Participants will be able to describe ways that professionals can work together to facilitate successful outcomes for children with hearing loss.
Teresa A. Zwolan, PhD, CCC-A
Director of the Cochlear Implant Program at the University of Michigan
Dr. Terry Zwolan is Director of the Cochlear Implant Program at the University of Michigan. She received her Ph.D. in Audiology from Northwestern University in 1989 and has worked at the University of Michigan since 1990. She is actively involved in patient care, research, and administrative needs of the program. To date, more than 1,700 patients have received a cochlear implant at the University of Michigan. Dr. Zwolan has authored several papers on cochlear implants that focus on clinical management of children and adults, and has authored several book chapters dealing with various topics related to cochlear implants
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