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

Course: #31190Level: IntermediateSubject Area: Understanding principles of child development and learning1 Hour 32 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 May 30, 2018

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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 Microtia and Atresia in review
5-10 Minutes Our story
10-15 Minutes Why Early Intervention services are important- Understanding unilateral hearing loss- Finding our way with Ponto
15-20 Minutes Helpful Options and resources- Take-a-ways
20-25 Minutes Helpful resources and articles - In closing
25-30 Minutes Introduction
30-40 Minutes What is a bone conduction system and who is a candidate?
40-45 Minutes What is BrainHearing?
45-50 Minutes Methods of sound transmission
50-55 Minutes Sound Matters
55-60 Minutes Summary

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial disclosures: MHumitz: I am a paid employees of Oticon Medical, LLC and the course content describes the Oticon Medical Ponto Bone Anchored SystemMTumblin: I am the Founder and Executive Director of the Ear Community Organization, a network of parents and professionals dedicated to educating parents and the public about the effects of and treatment for children microtia and aural atresia. Non-financial disclosures: MTumblin: is the parent of a child born with right sided microtia and atresia who wears a bone conduction hearing device similar to the Oticon Medical Ponto discussed in this course. She is a strong advocate for parents of children with microtia and aural atresia.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by continued Early Childhood Education.

Content Disclosure: The course content describes the Oticon Medical Ponto Bone Anchored System.

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