Audiologists and school personnel serving students with hearing loss continue to face challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic due to dramatic changes to students’ learning environments and formats. Join Dr. Erin Schafer, of University of North Texas, to review key findings and the resulting recommendations to promote learning, engagement and educational access for K-12 students with hearing loss.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the different learning situations, including in-person, asynchronous remote and synchronous remote, children with hearing loss encounter.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the challenges caregivers experience with technology.
- After this course, participants will be able to list the technology most frequently dispensed for remote use.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe student accommodations available to remote learners including frequency of use.
- After this course, participants will be able to recommend strategies to promote learning for students with hearing loss.
|5-10 Minutes||Survey background and design|
|10-40 Minutes||A review of learning challenges during the pandemic for children with hearing loss|
|40-50 Minutes||Technology considerations to address challenges|
|50-60 Minutes||Moderated Question and Answers|
Pediatric Territory Manager
Dana Ulakovic is a Pediatric Territory Manager at Phonak LLC and is based out of the Washington, DC area. She graduated with her Doctor of Audiology degree in June 2012 from The Ohio State University and her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Science and Disorders in 2007 from the University of Pittsburgh. Her clinical experience includes diagnostic audiology for adults and geriatrics, hearing aid and assistive listening device evaluation and fitting, as well as, cochlear implant candidacy evaluation and management.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Phonak in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
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