Life after high school is a scary time for any teenager, but can be particularly difficult for the student with a profound hearing loss. The purpose of this presentation is to provide information that will help prepare students for life after high school. Common questions and concerns about this exciting transition will be covered in this course.
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Course created on March 17, 2010
- After completing this course participants will be able to identify resources available to students with hearing loss who are finishing high school and are entering college or the workforce.
- After completing this course participants will be able to identify federal laws as they relate to students and employees with a hearing loss.
- After completing this course participants will identify the different types of accommodations that can help students and employees with hearing loss be successful.
Teresa A. Zwolan
Director of the Cochlear Implant Program at the University of Michigan
Teresa A. Zwolan, Ph.D., Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Michigan Medicine Cochlear Implant Program, 475 Market Place, Ann Arbor, MI 48108; Teresa Zwolan, Ph.D., CCC-A is professor and 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 3,500 patients have received a cochlear implant at the University of Michigan. 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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