Technology for Students With Hearing Loss
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This course includes three recorded sessions from the online conference "Audiology 2016: Collaborative Strategies for Students With Hearing Loss." Two sessions focus on strategies and tools to promote positive outcomes for students with hearing aids and cochlear implants. One session discusses how to leverage touch technology as intervention and communication tools for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. The conference included a total of 15 sessions, with the broad goal of providing practitioners practical, outcome-driven strategies, new information, and resources to help bridge the gap between children and teens with hearing loss, their families, and the educational and medical providers who support them. The three sessions in this course are:
- Enhancing Cumulative Auditory Experience for Children Who Wear Hearing Aids, by Elizabeth Walker and Ryan McCreery
Cochlear Implants in the Classroom, by Teresa A. Zwolan and Kelly Nichols Starr
Smartphone and Tablet Apps for Students With Hearing Loss, by Tina Childress
You will be able to:
- identify audiological and communication outcomes of children who are hard of hearing
list accommodations that can be used in the classroom to maximize hearing
list some of the features of mobile technology that can help clients with speech or hearing difficulties
View all courses from the "Audiology 2016: Collaborative Strategies for Students With Hearing Loss" online conference, available through the ASHA Learning Pass subscription or as an a la carte purchase.