Bergen County Speech, Language, and Hearing Alliance

You’re Here, But Can You Hear?

 Andrea McMahan and HyeJin Lee

Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) are seeing more and more different types of disabilities in the mainstream classroom and in private practice. We, as communication professionals, will collaborate and define the best course of action for those children with an auditory disability. Professionals identify up-to-date knowledge of current hearing aids and cochlear implants, as well as other developments. The workshop demonstrates tips for those working with children with hearing loss in a general education setting. Basic audiology will be integrated within the course.

Learning Objectives:

 Attendees will:

  1. Identify and list various ways to work with children with hearing loss within a general education setting.
  2. Define and describe current hearing aids and cochlear implants being used within the classroom.
  3. Integrate audiology basics of audiograms and hearing loss to enhance knowledge.

Timed Agenda:

5:30-6  Check-in

6-7:30  Workshop begins promptly

                        Tips for hearing impaired children in gen ed setting

                        Current hearing aids and cochlear implants

7:30-7:45        Break

7:45-9:15        Continue with current hearing aids and cochlear implants

                        Review audiograms and hearing loss

                        Questions and Answers         

Financial Disclosure

Dr. Andrea McMahan, Aud. D and Ms. HyeJin Lee M. ED. will receive a speaking fee from the Bergen County Speech Language Hearing Alliance for presenting this workshop. Dr. Andrea McMahan, Aud. D and Ms. HyeJin Lee M. ED. are both employed by the Bergen County Special Services School District.

Nonfinancial Disclosure

Dr. Andrea McMahan, Aud. D and Ms. HyeJin Lee M. ED. have no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

 

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