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Intervention for Children with Bilateral Cochlear Implants: Maximizing Auditory Benefits of Bilateral Hearing

Learn what it takes to help children make the most of their binaural auditory processing skills with bilateral cochlear implants.

$50.00 PER COURSE
EXPIRES AUGUST 3, 2020

CEUs

ASHA 0.1/ Professional; Intermediate; AGBELL-LSLS/1.0 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
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.

Learner Outcomes
1. Discuss current issues in paediatric bilateral cochlear implantation and importance of auditory rehabilitation to help children to maximize functional benefits of bilateral hearing.
2. Define auditory processes that are enhanced by bilateral hearing.
3. Describe key components of an auditory rehabilitation session with a child who has bilateral cochlear implants.
4. Isolate significant features and extract diagnostic information from an edited five-minute video clip of an aural rehabilitation session with a child who received bilateral cochlear implants sequentially.

Course Presenter (full bio)

Karen MacIver-Lux, MA, Aud(C), Reg. CASLPO, LSLS Cert. AVT, is the President and CE Administrator of SoundIntuition. She oversees the development of online courses, learning experiences, and products for professionals and families who dedicate their lives to helping individuals with communication disorders reach their highest listening and communication potential. Karen has held the position of Lecturer in the School of Human Communication Disorders and has lectured at numerous universities across Canada and United States. Karen is also the Director of MacIver-Lux Auditory Learning Services and provides auditory learning services for individuals with hearing loss of all ages and their families. From 1997-2007, Karen worked as an auditory-verbal therapist and coordinator of clinical services at the Learning to Listen Foundation (LTLF), North York General Hospital in Toronto.  In addition, she worked as a clinical audiologist for several years.  She also served as a director of the board of Auditory-Verbal International, Inc.


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COURSE PRESENTER

Karen MacIver-Lux

Karen is an audiologist and a LSLS. Certified Auditory-Verbal Therapist.

Karen is President and CEO of SoundIntuition and the Director of MacIver-Lux Auditory Learning Services in Toronto, Canada. Formerly, she was the Coordinator [full bio on the left].

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