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Health Equity for People With Intellectual Disabilities (PD102636)

Presenter(s): Alicia Bazzano, MD, PhD, MPH
Course Description

This recorded session from the ASHA Audiology 2022 Online Conference (Working With Patients With Intellectual Disabilities track) highlights the needs and overall health disparities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). The speaker discusses skills and strategies that audiologists can use to increase their confidence when caring for this population. By identifying and treating hearing-related issues, audiologists can help reduce the communication barriers that people with IDD face, contributing to overall health equity for this population.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • Describe relevant characteristics of the population of people with IDD 
  • Describe health across the life span for individuals with IDD 
  • Employ differentiated screening and treatment approaches to meet the needs of individuals with IDD

Related Courses

View all courses from the ASHA Audiology 2022 Online Conference.

Presenter Information

Alicia Bazzano, MD, PhD, MPH,is the Chief Health Officer at Special Olympics International.

Financial Disclosures:

  • Financial compensation from ASHA for this presentation

Nonfinancial Disclosures:

  • None

Assessment Type

Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.

To earn continuing education credit, you must complete the learning assessment by January 17, 2028.

Program History and CE Information

Content origination date: September 2022
End date: January 17, 2028

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 1
ASHA CEU*: 0.1
Item #(s): PD102636
Available Through: January 17, 2028