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AUDIOLOGISTS, SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS, 
AV THERAPISTS, EDUCATORS, PARENTS
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Intervention for Children with Bilateral Cochlear Implants: Maximizing Auditory Benefits of Bilateral Hearing

Get started in learning how to help children who obtain a second get the most out of their bilateral hearing skills. Video clips of a session with a child with bilateral cochlear implants provide guided learning opportunities to enhance ability to identify parent participation, targeted auditory skills, strategies that develop bilateral hearing, and charting of diagnostic skills.

$158.00 PER COURSE
EXPIRES JANUARY 31, 2019

CEUs

ASHA 0.2/ Professional; Intermediate; AGBELL-LSLS/2.0 Domains 1,2,5,6

Related Specialties

  • AUD
  • SLP
  • EDU
  • AVT
  • AVE
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COURSE LENGTH

2 hrs

A pass rate of 80% will be required during the online test/quiz to earn continuing credit.

Course Description
Children with severe-to-profound hearing loss now have the option of receiving bilateral cochlear implants simultaneously or sequentially. In addition, many children who already have a cochlear implant are now being implanted with their second cochlear implant. There are essentially four auditory processes that are supported by bilateral hearing, that contribute to the overall processing of auditory stimuli. These include binaural interaction, speech sound discrimination, temporal processing and dichotic listening. In addition, both bottom-up factors (sensory encoding) and top-down factors (cognition, language, attention and other higher-order functions) work together to affect overall processing of auditory input. Aural rehabilitation practitioners can help parents learn to create exciting and meaningful auditory experiences that will enable the child with bilateral cochlear implants to develop and refine those auditory processing skills that are supported by bilateral hearing, in a developmental manner. The aural rehabilitation practitioner and audiologist, in collaboration with the child’s parent(s) develop an individualized treatment plan to ensure both cochlear implants are working well and consistently, and that conditions exist to support the successful integration of the child’s cochlear implants. This course will provide an overview of the development of auditory skills with bilateral cochlear implants and the strategies used to develop bilateral hearing. Video clips of a session with a child with bilateral cochlear implants provide guided learning opportunities.
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COURSE PRESENTER

Karen MacIver-Lux

M.A., Aud(C), Reg. CASLPO, LSLS Cert. AVT®

KAREN MACIVER-LUX, M.A., Aud(C), Reg. CASLPO, LSLS Cert. AVT® is the president of SoundIntuition where she oversees the development of online training programs and products for professionals engaged in serving individuals who have communication disorder(s

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