The course will review protocols for audiological and speech-language pathology protocols for evaluating children with auditory processing disorders and discuss how to use test results to determine appropriate management. Management will be reviewed in detail. Classroom management and support for children with auditory processing disorders will be discussed.
As a result of this continuing education activity, participants will be able to:
1. Compare and contrast auditory processing disorders in children to other issues including hearing loss and language delay/disorder.
2. Identify the components of assessing auditory processing disorders
3. Identify the roles of different professionals working with children with auditory processing disorders
4. Describe components of a management program for children with auditory processing disorders
5. Plan therapy for children with auditory processing disorders.
Dr. Jane Madell is an audiologist, speech-language pathologist, and LSLS auditory verbal therapist. She is former director of the Hearing and Learning Center, and co-Director of the Cochlear Implant Center at NYEE-Beth Israel Medical Center. Her clinical and research interests include hearing in infants and children, management of severe/profound hearing loss. She has published 5 books, numerous book chapters, and articles. She writes the Hearing and Kids section of the HearingHealthMatters.com blog. Dr Madell presents nationally and internationally on topics related to hearing loss in children.
Audience: Audiologists, Speech-Language Pathologists, Parent/Caregivers, Teachers of Children with Hearing Loss/Deafness.
This event is offered for .65 ASHA CEUs, professional area, intermediate level.
For groups outside the DFW area (ESC, Schools, Regional day school programs, etc.) that want to register as a group, please contact Becky Clem at firstname.lastname@example.org, and she will send the promo code. Those groups, as in the past, will be free.