Many school districts no longer have educational audiologists. Students with hearing loss continue to need all the services that educational audiologists have provided. Clinical audiologists now need to pick up this slack if their young patients with hearing loss are going to succeed in today’s challenging academic environment. This session will discuss contemporary audiological needs of children with hearing loss in schools, how clinical audiologists can help meet those needs, and how to network with schools from a clinical setting.
Course created on December 6, 2017
- After this course learners will be able to identify factors that are significant for success in school for children with hearing loss.
- After this course learners will be able to describe classroom situations that interfere with listening.
- After this course learners will be able to explain the legislation that effects children with hearing loss in schools.
|5-20 Minutes||What does it take for a child with hearing loss to succeed?|
|20-30 Minutes||Acoustic Accessibility|
|30-45 Minutes||What happens when there is no educational audiologist?|
|45-60 Minutes||Lets look at the laws|
|60-70 Minutes||What is everybody's job?|
|70-80 Minutes||Negotiating with schools|
|80-90 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
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.
PhD CCC-A, LSLS Cert. AVT
The University of Akron and Northeast Ohio Au.D. Consortium & Listening and Spoken Language Consulting
Carol Flexer, PhD, FAAA, CCC-A, LSLS Cert. AVT is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Audiology at the University of Akron. An international lecturer and consultant in pediatric and educational audiology and author of more than 155 publications including 14 books, Dr. Flexer is a past president of the Educational Audiology Association, the American Academy of Audiology, and the AG Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language. For her research and advocacy for children with hearing loss, Dr. Flexer has received four prestigious awards: two from The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing -- the Volta Award and Professional of the Year Award; one from the American Academy of Audiology -- the 2012 Distinguished Achievement Award; and one from Kent State University -- The EHHS Hall of Fame Distinguished Alumni Award, 2015.
Carol Flexer: Financial: Dr. Flexer has authored and co-edited many professional textbooks related to pediatric audiology. She received an honorarium for presenting this course. Nonfinancial: Dr. Flexer has served as past president for the Educational Audiology Association, American Academy of Audiology, and Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Academy for Listening and Spoken Language.
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