This course will focus on information as the foundation to maximize outcomes for children with hearing loss when the audiologist and SLP work together as a team. The information addressed will assist the SLP in effectively accessing audiology input to support students/patients with hearing loss.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to communicate effectively with the audiologist to obtain relevant information.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to communicate effectively with the audiologist in order to direct services and outcomes for the student/patient.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify aspects of audiological care that can be directed for better outcomes (e.g. use of real ear measures).
|5-15 Minutes||Foundational needs to maximize outcomes|
|15-30 Minutes||Update on current technology: Hearing aids, CI, DM|
|30-45 Minutes||Considerations in an SLP/Audiology partnership|
|45-55 Minutes||WHOSE IDEA? Helping to direct audiology input|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Gail M. Whitelaw, PhD
Dr. Whitelaw is a clinical associate professor and clinic director at the Department of Speech and Hearing Science at The Ohio State University. She teaches coursework in pediatric/educational audiology, tinnitus, ethics, and professional issues. She is a clinical preceptor and also provides direct clinical care to patients and their families, with special interests in auditory processing disorders, tinnitus/hyperacusis/misophonia, and traumatic brain injury/concussion. She provides educational audiology consultation services through contracts with the OSU clinic for a number of school districts in Central Ohio and precepts AuD students in this area. She is also the Audiology Faculty Member on the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) grant at the Nisonger Center at Ohio State.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)
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Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services
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Speech-Language and Audiology Canada
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