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Parents' Perspective: The Decision Making Process for Bone Anchored Hearing Systems for Children

Course: #26259Level: Intermediate1 Hour 514 Reviews
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Melissa Tumblin and Ann Pipes are both mothers to children who use bone anchored hearing systems. Melissa’s daughter Alyssa (Ally) wears the Oticon Medical Ponto Plus on a softband. Ann’s son, Winslow, made his own decision to have surgery to wear his bilateral Ponto Pluses on abutments as implants. Join Melissa and Ann as they talk about how they’ve approached the decision making process around bone anchored hearing systems for their children.

Course created on October 13, 2015

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.1 Intermediate; ACAud/1.0; AG Bell - LSLS/1.0 Domain 1, Domain 5; BAA/1.0; CAA/1.0; IACET/0.1; IHS/1.0; Kansas, LTS-S0035/1.0; NZAS/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to identify the parent consideration process in selecting a bone anchored hearing system for a child.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to explain how to select and setup an FM system for use in the classroom.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to identify the various types of FM systems used by most schools.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction to the Topic and Presenters
5-10 Minutes Introduction to Oticon Medical
10-15 Minutes Bone Anchored Hearing System Overview
15-25 Minutes FM/Wireless Possibilities with todays technology
25-35 Minutes Melissa Tumblins Experience
35-45 Minutes Ann Pipes Experience
45-55 Minutes Summary
55-60 Minutes QA

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Presenter Disclosure: Liz Presson: Financial: Liz Presson is employed by Oticon Medical USA. Non-financial: Liz Presson has no non-financial relationships to disclose.

Melissa Tumblin: Financial: Melissa Tumblin is the founder of Ear Community, a nonprofit organization that promotes educational and public awareness about Microtia and Atresia and hearing loss. Nonfinancial: Melissa Tumblin is the parent of a child born with right sided microtia who wears a device similar to those discussed in this course. She is a strong advocate for parents of children with microtia and aural atresia and is the founder of Ear Community.

Ann Pipes: Financial: Ann Pipes is a founding board member of Little Ears Hearing Center, a non-profit pediatric audiology clinic in Louisville, Kentucky. She is a parent advocate through the Family Information Network on Disabilities (FIND) and has also worked as a Guide by Your Side through the Kentucky chapter of Hands & Voices. Non-Financial: Ann Pipes is the parent of a child born with right sided microtia who wears a device similar to those discussed in this course.


Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Oticon Medical in partnership with AudiologyOnline.

Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on Oticon Medical products and services and will not include info on other products or services.

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