AUDIOLOGISTS, SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS, AV THERAPISTS, EDUCATORS, PARENTS
$25.00 PER COURSE
EXPIRES AUGUST 31, 2021
A pass rate of 80% will be required during the online test/quiz to earn continuing credit.
1. Identify reasons why an adult who is an excellent user of hearing aids and borderline candidate for cochlear implantation would obtain a cochlear implant.
2. Describe the evolution of hearing aids and cochlear implant candidacy guidelines from 1970 to 2018 and the impact of these on the rate of progress and eventual outcomes in the development and mastery of listening and spoken communication skills.
3.Define Auditory Skills Training, and its principles of practice and the variables that influence auditory performance.
4.Describe what aural rehabilitation and medical care surrounding CI surgery looks like and how evidence-informed strategies facilitate best practice and outcomes.
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.
M.A., Aud(C), Reg. CASLPO, LSLS Cert. AVT
Karen is President and CEO of SoundIntuition and the Director of MacIver-Lux Auditory Learning Services in Toronto, Canada. Formerly, she was the Coordinator of Clinical Services at the Learning To Listen Foundation in Toronto, Canada.
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