This course will review typical speech, language and hearing development in children. It will discuss how hearing loss can impact speech and language development, including implications for evaluation and treatment for children with hearing loss.
Course created on November 1, 2016
- After this course, participants will be able to list developmentally appropriate speech, language, and auditory milestones in relation to chronological age.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain different types, degrees, and etiologies of hearing loss.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how the different types, degrees, and etiologies of hearing loss can impact speech and language development.
- After this course, participants will be able to list and explain the four main communication options for children with hearing loss.
- After this course, participants will be able to list and explain the four levels of the auditory hierarchy.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction and Review Learner Outcomes|
|5-30 Minutes||Auditory, Speech and Language Development|
|30-45 Minutes||Hearing Loss and Its Effect on Speech and Language Development|
|45-60 Minutes||Communication Options and Educational Placement|
|60-70 Minutes||Evaluation for Children with Hearing Loss|
|70-85 Minutes||Intervention for Children with Hearing Loss|
|85-90 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Bridgitt C. Pauly, MS, CCC-SLP/A
Bridgitt C. Pauly, MS, CCC-SLP/A, is a dually certified Speech-Language Pathologist/Audiologist at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. Her area of interest and expertise is working with children and families impacted by hearing loss and deafness. She is an active member of the Interdisciplinary Cochlear Implant Team. She is a member of the Hearing Loss and Deafness practice team within the Division. Bridgitt has been with the Division of Speech-Language Pathology since 1996.
Liz Alexander, MS, CCC-SLP
Liz Alexander is a speech-language pathologist at Cincinnati Children's Medical Center. Her areas of interest are early intervention, preschool language and working with children and families impacted by hearing loss and deafness. She is an active member of both the Interdisciplinary Cochlear Implant Team and the Hearing Loss and Deafness practice team within the Division of Speech-Language Pathology. Liz has been with the Division of Speech-Language Pathology since 2008.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in partnership with Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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