Educational audiology is a related service stated in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (special education law), but service provision varies, depending on the area of the country. This course will describe how clinical audiologists can support their patients and advocate for educational audiology services.
Course created on August 21, 2019
- After this course, participants will be able to identify services that an educational audiologist can provide.
- After this course, participants will be able to name ways that an educational audiologist can collaborate with other school professionals, including the teacher of the deaf, speech-language pathologist, special educators, and clinical audiologists.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the laws that support access to educational audiology.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify resources to advocate for educational audiology services in their area.
|5-10 Minutes||What does an Educational Audiologist do?|
|10-20 Minutes||Different educational audiology models|
|20-30 Minutes||Educational Audiology as a related service in education and civil rights laws|
|30-45 Minutes||Resources for #EdAudAdvocacy|
|45-55 Minutes||Concerns and Summary|
|55-60 Minutes||Q & A|
Kym Meyer, an educational audiologist and certified teacher, is Director of Public School Partnerships at The Learning Center for the Deaf (TLC) in Framingham, MA, and has been on the TLC faculty since 1994. Public School Partnerships was created in 2001, and provides educational audiology and teacher of the deaf support to students with hearing loss in public schools throughout Massachusetts. Kym is a graduate of Hofstra University, Gallaudet University and is currently a PhD candidate in Special Education Policy at UMass-Amherst. Previous positions include clinical audiology at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, and teaching deaf and deaf-blind students at Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf and Helen Keller National Center in NY.
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American Academy of Audiology
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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 1 CEP.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
0.1 ASHA CEUs
British Academy of Audiology
This course has been accredited with 1 CPD point/s by the British Academy of Audiology.
Canadian Academy of Audiology
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California Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology Board
AudiologyOnline.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 267. This course may meet the requirements for 1 hours of continuing education credit for audiologists as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml
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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.
Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services
Kansas Department of Health and Environment: Approved for 1 continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Audiologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number LTS-S0035.
New Zealand Audiological Society
This course is offered for 1.0 Continuing Education points through the New Zealand Audiological Society.
Speech-Language & Audiology Canada
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