Over the past five years, we have seen a growing interest in studying vestibular disorders in children. The most commonly noteworthy are vestibular disorders in congenital sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) and cochlear implants. Identifying and diagnosing vestibular and balance dysfunction in children is essential for their overall well-being. However, the diagnosis process is very demanding.This talk will provide an overview of vestibular and balance assessments in children with SNHL.
Course created on August 25, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the development of vestibular and balance systems in relation to human motor development.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify suitable objective and subjective vestibular and balance assessments in children.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss modifications and challenges faced in vestibular and balance assessments in children.
|5-10 Minutes||Epidemiology & prevalence of vestibular & balance problem in children|
|10-25 Minutes||Review of Literature – Assessments in normal and SNHL children|
|25-40 Minutes||Review of Literature – Modifications and Challenges|
|40-45 Minutes||Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) Experiences|
|55-60 Minutes||Debate and Questions|
Nor Haniza Abdul Wahat
- Bachelor of Science in Audiology (with Honours), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Malaysia (2001).
- Masters of Science in Audiology (MSc), University of Southampton, United Kingdom (2004).
- Specialization in Vestibular, University of Western Australia, Australia (2011).
- Establishment of the Vestibular and Balance Lab, Audiology Program, Faculty of Health Sciences, UKM (2011).
- Fellowship and clinical attachment, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, University of Sydney, Australia (2012).
- Pediatric vestibular and balance Clinical attachment, Pediatrix University, Robert Debré Hospital, Paris, France (2018).
- Research attachment, Pediatrix University, Robert Debré Hospital, Paris, France (2019).
- Coordinating & supervising clinical attachment (from International & local Malaysian Audiologists and ORL Specialists) at the Vestibular and Balance Lab, Audiology Program, Faculty of Health Sciences, UKM (2019).
- Currently - Head, Audiology Program, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM).
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