Auditory Function

This workshop will provide participants with information about the development of listening in children who are deaf or hard of hearing that utilize hearing aids and/or cochlear implants.

When Mar 11, 2014 08:00 AM to
Mar 12, 2014 04:30 PM
Where **Information Highway Locations**
Contact Name
Contact Phone 919-419-1428
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Description:

This workshop will provide participants with information about the development of listening in children who are deaf and hard of hearing that utilize hearing aids and/or cochlear implants.  Detailed information on hierarchies, strategies, and techniques that facilitate learning through listening will be addressed.  Participants will have the opportunity to learn and apply information through a variety of media forms including videos and hands-on activities.

Biographies:

 

Lillian Henderson, M.S.P., CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT has worked with the CASTLE program in the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at the University of North Carolina since August 2002. Lillian worked in Durham Public Schools for 5 years providing speech-language therapy for preschoolers, and Parent Participation Sessions for children in the system who were deaf or hard of hearing and learning spoken language. Lillian earned her Master’s Degree from the University South Carolina in Columbia in the Auditory-Verbal track. She is currently the lead diagnostician for the UNC pediatric cochlear implant team.

Erin Thompson, M.S., CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT has worked at the CASTLE program in the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at the University of North Carolina since July 2004. She earned her Master’s Degree at UNC-CH and completed a semester of practicum at CASTLE. She completed her clinical fellowship year with Pediatric Speech and Language Services out of Greensboro. She is the lead educational consultant for the pediatric cochlear implant team and travels to various school districts in the state to provide mentoring and other educational support. Erin conducts individual speech and language therapy sessions with CASTLE preschool students, Parent Participation Sessions, and has recently led a small classroom focused on pragmatics and language use. Erin also conducts speech-language evaluations for both the CASTLE preschool and the Cochlear Implant Team and provides onsite mentoring for student and professional interns.

 

 

Location:

Information Highway** 3 Locations: Asheville, Greensboro, Greenville Presenters will be at the Greensboro location

1. There is NO COST for NC Professionals; $50 for out-of-state attendees
2. Non ASHA CEU’s will be offered for all workshops.
3. To Register: Visit www.med.unc.edu/earandhearing/registration (registration deadline = 1 week prior to workshop)

CEUs: 1.1

 

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