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Rehabilitation Assessment after Cochlear Implantation: What and How to Measure

Course: #27114Level: Intermediate1 Hour 14 Reviews

This presentation will discuss areas of development that should be assessed in a child following cochlear implantation. It will outline a variety of evaluation tools that may be used to monitor acquisition of skills. It will then describe what scores are obtained and what they mean. Delay versus disorder of speech and/or language will be defined and some common concomitant disorders will be described along with steps to use in a differential diagnosis.

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to describe areas of development to be assessed after cochlear implantation.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to list what resources are available to use for assessment of skills.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to explain formal scores.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to describe delay versus disorder.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to list disorders that are frequently diagnosed in children who have a cochlear implant and an additional disorder.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to identify steps to assist in determining differential diagnosis.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Areas to assess
10-25 Minutes Assessment resources
25-35 Minutes What scores mean
35-45 Minutes Delay versus disorder
45-55 Minutes Concomitant disorders
55-60 Minutes Conclusion; Q and A

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