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Universal Design for Hearing: Considerations for Examining Hearing Demands and Developing Hearing Friendly Workplaces @ 12 PM Pacific

Course: #929Level: Intermediate1 Hour

This presentation will describe an interdisciplinary approach taken by researchers from the fields of human factors, audiology/hearing science, and occupational therapy/science to examine the applicability of the Universal Design (UD) principles to hearing accessibility and usability. A refined list of UD for hearing (UDH) guidelines, their potential relevance to different environments and contextual situations, and their implications for examining hearing demands and developing hearing friendly workplaces will be presented and discussed.

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkUpon completing this course learners will be able to describe the key differences between Barrier Free Design and Universal Design ideologies.
  • checkmarkUpon completing this course learners will be able to identify and describe how an Occupational Approach can inform how hearing health care professionals examine participation and participation restrictions for persons with hearing loss in the workplace.
  • checkmarkUpon completing this course learners will be able to identify and describe the 3 work contexts that impact on work productivity.
  • checkmarkUpon completing this course learners will be able to identify and describe the 7 Principles of Universal Design.
  • checkmarkUpon completing this course learners will be able to identify and describe the 5 Universal Design for Hearing Principles.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Welcome, background and purpose of presentation
5-20 Minutes Background: Interprofessional Team; Overview of problem; Existing approaches to support workplace accessibility - barrier-free design ideology & universal design ideology
20-25 Minutes An Occupational Perspective to Support Workplace Changes
25-50 Minutes Using an Occupational Perspective to Promote Universal Design Principles for Hearing (UDH)
50-60 Minutes Summary, Implications for Future and Discussion

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