In this course, you will learn the clinical framework based on the principles of self-determination that underpins the Growing Up with Hearing Loss resource and the Telecare tools for tweens and teens. You will also learn how to implement these tools with tweens and teens in your daily practice.
Course created on December 13, 2019
- Participants will be able to describe the principles of self-determination and how they support a holistic, sustainable approach to growing up with hearing loss for children, teens and young adults.
- Participants will be able to describe the key challenges of children, teens and young adults as they navigate transitions during childhood and youth.
- Participants will be able to describe how to use Ida telecare tools that can help structure the dialogue and solicit the input from the tweens/teens themselves so that the care offered matches their needs (= the person-centered care approach).
|0-10 Minutes||Introduction to Ida and PCC|
|10-20 Minutes||Self-determination Theory|
|20-35 Minutes||Growing Up with Hearing Loss|
|35-55 Minutes||Telecare Tools for Teens and Tweens|
Natalie Comas, BSpPath, LSLS Cert. AVT ®, AG Bell Academy
Natalie Comas is the Project and Training Specialist at Ida Institute (Copenhagen, Denmark). She is a Speech-Language Pathologist (BSpPath, University of Queensland), and certified Listening and Spoken Language specialist (LSLS Cert. AVT ®, AG Bell Academy) with over 10 years’ experience helping children and adults who are deaf or hard of hearing learn to listen and speak with the assistance of hearing technology.
Natalie has extensive experience as both a clinician in a variety of settings in Australia (public, private, not-for-profit) and also as an international presenter/lecturer, trainer and consultant in over 15 countries. Before working for Ida Institute, Natalie worked as the Rehabilitation Specialist in the Asia Pacific region for a cochlear implant company and she was the Consultant for the Right to Hear Foundation with a special 2-year project (2017 to 2019) in Indonesia training speech therapists.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented by the Ida Institute in partnership with Oticon and AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This course discusses tools and resources offered by the Ida Institute.
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