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Off to College - What Now? (Parents, Teens, Professionals Advising Families)

Course: #799Level: Intermediate1 Hour

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.

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to identify resources available to students with hearing loss who are entering college
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to identify federal laws as they relate to students with a hearing loss.
  • checkmarkParticipants will identify the different types of assistive devices that are available for use by college students who have a hearing loss.

Agenda

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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American Academy of Audiology

American Academy of Audiology

AudiologyOnline is approved by the American Academy of Audiology to offer Academy CEUs for this activity. The program is worth a maximum of 0.1 CEUs. Academy approval of this continuing education activity is based on course content only and does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedure, or adherence of the event to the Academy's Code of Ethics. Any views that are presented are those of the presenter/CE Provider and not necessarily of the American Academy of Audiology.


Australian College of Audiology

Australian College of Audiology

AudiologyOnline courses are approved for Continuing Education Points by the Australian College of Audiology. Automatic ACAud Approval Number 20000. This course is offered for 0.1 CEP.


American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

Intermediate Level
0.1 ASHA CEUs


Canadian Academy of Audiology

Canadian Academy of Audiology

The Canadian Academy of Audiology (CAA) supports and assists its members in the attainment of continuing education towards an individual professional development plan as required by their Provincial Regulatory Colleges and Provincial Associations. Audiology Online is an approved provider of educational activities for CAA members. Each hour of activity may be counted as one Continuous Learning Activity Credit (or equivalent) as allowed by the applicable regulatory college or association.


International Hearing Society

International Hearing Society

This program is approved by the International Hearing Society and its educational committee, the International Institute for Hearing Instruments Studies. To learn more about earning IHS CE Credit, click here.


Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with AudiologyOnline. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.