This presentation will review essential information needed to prepare high school students, with a cochlear implant, for college. Relevant laws and an array of different levels of support will be reviewed. One set of parents' perspective on working with their son's disability coordinator will be presented.
- Participants will be able to identify resources available to students with hearing loss who are entering college
- Participants will be able to identify federal laws as they relate to students with a hearing loss.
- Participants will identify the different types of assistive devices that are available for use by college students who have a hearing loss.
|15-25 Minutes||Identifying resources at your school and procedures for requesting accommodations|
|25-35 Minutes||Using and understanding Assistive Listening Devices and accommodations and how they can help in college|
|35-40 Minutes||Financial Aid and scholarships for students with hearing loss|
|40-45 Minutes||Networking with other students and developing self-advocacy skills|
|45-55 Minutes||A Parent's Perspective: Getting ready for College|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Discussion, and review of resources|
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Australian College of Audiology
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
0.1 ASHA CEUs
Canadian Academy of Audiology
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International Hearing Society
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Speech-Language & Audiology Canada
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