AAA 2019: Maximizing Speech Perception for Children with Hearing Loss: Why and How (0.1 CEUs)
AAA 2019: Maximizing Speech Perception for Children with Hearing Loss: Why and How
Recorded Thursday, March 28, 2029 at AAA 2019
Presented by Jane Madell, PhD
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Description: The goal of technology is to provide access to auditory information for the development of speech and language. Only by careful testing can we determine if a child has good speech perception. This presentation will discuss how to develop a speech perception test protocol, how to select appropriate tests, the role of audiologists, parents, teachers, speech-language pathologists, and listening and spoken language providers in monitoring speech perception.
- Describe audiological goals in evaluating speech perception.
- Discuss the role of parents, teachers and SLP’s in monitoring speech perception.
- Describe the test conditions needed to fully evaluate speech perception.
Dr. Jane Madell is an internationally renowned pediatric audiologist, speech language pathologist, and LSLS auditory verbal therapist. She has published 7 text books, numerous book chapters, and journal articles. She is a former clinic director and now consults nationally and internationally on management of hearing loss in children. She is recipient of the Marion Downs Award for Excellence in Pediatric Audiology.