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Unilateral Hearing Loss: Advocating for Children through Early Intervention Services and in the Classroom

Course: #1033719Level: Intermediate1 Hour 301 Reviews
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This course will discuss the challenges of unilateral conductive hearing loss, why one good ear is not good enough, and why choosing a bone conduction hearing device such as the Oticon Medical Ponto can help improve hearing loss. Information will be provided on how advocacy in the classroom along with help from early intervention services can help children benefit during the critical years of development and beyond.

Course created on March 2, 2020

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: AG Bell - LSLS/1.0 Domain 1, Domain 2, Domain 8, CE-SPC-19-3220; ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; IACET/0.1; IL EITP/1.0; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify the challenges that a unilateral conductive hearing loss can cause in children.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain the value of classroom advocacy and early intervention services for both families and their children during the critical years of development and beyond.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain the benefits of treating unilateral hearing losses using a bone conduction device.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction and Review of Microtia and Atresia
5-10 Minutes A Parent's perspective
10-20 Minutes What is a bone conduction system and who is a candidate?
20-30 Minutes What is BrainHearing?
30-40 Minutes Methods of sound transmission
40-50 Minutes Sound Matters
50-60 Minutes Summary and Discussion

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Presenter Disclosure: Mary Humitz: Financial: Mary Humitz is employed by Oticon Medical, LLC . Non-financial: Mary Humitz has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Melissa Tumblin: Financial: Melissa Tumblin is the founder of Ear Community, a network of parents and professionals dedicated to educating parents and the public about the effects of and treatment for children with microtia and aural atresia. Nonfinancial: Melissa Tumblin is the parent of a child born with right sided microtia who wears a device similar to those discussed in this course. She is a strong advocate for parents of children with microtia and aural atresia and is the founder of Ear Community.


Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in joint partnership with Oticon Medical.

Content Disclosure: This course will focus on Oticon Medical products and will not discuss other products/services.

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AG Bell - Listening and Spoken Language Credential

AG Bell - Listening and Spoken Language Credential

This course is offered for 1 hour(s) of CE Credit from the AG Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language. For an explanation of content areas, please view pdf listing all 9 "domains."


American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate 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.


Illinois Early Intervention Training Program

The Illinois Early Intervention Training Program has approved this event for 1.0 hours of EI credential credit. See http://www.illinoiseitraining.org/page.aspx?module=15 for information about credit areas.


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.