Providing Support to Families of Children with Hearing Loss

Course: #9043Level: Introductory1 Hour 943 Reviews
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Families of children with hearing loss present with unique needs and challenges. Families’ issues commonly center around accepting hearing loss as well as planning management. Children need support regarding social, emotional and academic development. Hearing loss may impact speech, language, listening, reading, and learning – skills that are critical during childhood years and beyond. The impact of hearing loss on children and families is individual but there are many common challenges even for those with the most access to resources and support.This course will present information and resources for social workers, speech-language pathologists, audiologists, school personnel, therapists and other professionals to support them in their work with families of children with hearing loss.

Course created on October 22, 2019

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Course Type: Video, Audio

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Introductory, Professional; IACET/0.1; IBCCES/1.0; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain effects of hearing loss on families and the support that parents need when a child has hearing loss.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain key components of support groups for parents of children with hearing loss, and of support groups for children with hearing loss.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe ways professionals can help children with hearing loss and their families to advocate for themselves about issues related to hearing loss.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Effect of hearing loss on families
15-35 Minutes Family support
35-50 Minutes Support for children
50-55 Minutes Peer relationships
55-60 Minutes Summary, Questions and Answers

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Jane Madell is the Director of Pediatric Audiology Consulting. She receives royalties from some of the numerous books she has authored on the topic of pediatric audiology. Dr. Madell received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Jane Madell has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional Area)


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA AudiologyOnline, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.


International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards

International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards

The continued family of websites, including SpeechPathology.com, is a Certified Training Partner of IBCCES. This course is offered for a maximum of 1.0 CE hours for the autism certifications issued by IBCCES.


Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.

California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 1 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.


Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.