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How to Overcome the Struggles of Pediatric Hearing Loss

Course: #27972Level: Intermediate1 Hour 874 Reviews
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The course will describe the struggles in a child’s life due to unilateral hearing loss and how a parent can help overcome. The course will also explain how the technology of the Ponto System can benefit a child with hearing loss.

Course created on September 27, 2016

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.1 Intermediate; AG Bell - LSLS/1.0 Domain 1, Domain 2; 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

  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to describe the impact of unilateral hearing loss on the pediatric patient.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to describe the delays that are often associated with SSD/unilateral hearing loss.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to describe the different treatment options for the pediatric patient with unilateral hearing loss.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to explain how the technology of the Ponto system can help a child with unilateral hearing loss.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Unilateral Hearing Loss
15-25 Minutes Newborn Hearing Screenings
25-35 Minutes Psychological Effects of Having Unilateral Hearing Loss
35-45 Minutes How Ponto has Helped
45-55 Minutes Technical Aspects of Ponto System
55-60 Minutes Summary; Q & A


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Presenter Disclosure: Mary Humitz: Financial: Mary Humitz is employed by Oticon Medical. Non-financial: Mary Humitz has no non-financial relationships to disclose.

Melissa Tumblin: Financial: Melissa Tumblin is the founder of Ear Community, a network of parents and professionals dedicated to educating parents and the public about the effects of and treatment for children with microtia and aural atresia. She is also the founder of the Microtia and Atresia Support Group on Facebook. 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.

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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AG Bell - Listening and Spoken Language Credential

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International Hearing Society

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New Zealand Audiological Society

New Zealand Audiological Society

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