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Reimagining Your Role: Clinical Audiologists Serving Students' Educational Needs

Reimagining Your Role: Clinical Audiologists Serving Students' Educational Needs

Prerecorded presentation available to view on-demand on April 17, 2021

This on-demand program is offered for FREE to all AAA 2021 Virtual Conference registrants and AAA 2021 All-Inclusive Webinar Package subscribers.  Please allow one business day after registering for the AAA 2021 Virtual Conference to receive access to activate your registration.

Presenters: Kimberly Ward, AuD; Erin Donlin, AuD

Duration: 1 hour

CEUs: 0.1 AAA 

Instructional Level: Fundamental

Program Focus: Knowledge

Learning Outcomes: Upon completion, each participant in the eAudiology Web Seminar will be able to:

  1. Identify the need for educational audiology support for our children with hearing loss.
  2. Identify 3 ways that a clinical audiologist can support the child in a school setting.
  3. Discuss the benefits and limitations of a clinical audiologist in supporting a child in the schools

Description: Children who experience hearing loss need appropriate hearing technology, service provision by a pediatric audiologist, and support of an educational audiologist to be successful. Unfortunately, many students are in areas where educational audiology services are limited, or possibly non-existent. When this occurs, the clinical audiologist will need to assume the role of the educational audiologist. This session will review the need for specific educational supports, resources for clinical audiologists, and the benefits and limitations to this type of service delivery.

Kimberly Ward, AuD
Educational Audiology Association 
The University of Southern Mississippi 

Erin Donlin, AuD
Educational Audiology Association 
Dr. Erin Donlin is an educational audiologist with CESA 4 in West Salem, WI serving school districts in the LaCrosse, WI area.  Prior to this, Dr. Donlin was an educational audiologist with the Seattle School District for 12 years.  Dr. Donlin is previous chair of the ASHA School Finance Committee and has served as Past President of the Educational Audiology Association and currently serves as the Educational Audiology Review (EAR) Editor

This content will not be available until 04/17/2021 at 12:09 AM (EDT)