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Overcoming Challenges in Pediatric & Adult Cochlear Implant Users With Exceptionalities (WEB19842)

Presenter(s): Andrea Warner-Czyz, PhD, CCC-A; Melissa Sweeney, MS, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT
Course Description

Children and adults who use cochlear implants and have additional exceptionalities present challenges in diagnostic testing and therapeutic intervention for speech-language pathologists and audiologists. This session reviews current research on communication and quality of life in this population, while also highlighting real-world clinical practices in assessing, treating, and defining success in these patients.

This course was presented and recorded at the 2019 ASHA Convention. The session was developed by, and presenters invited by, Audiology Implantables.

Learning Objectives
You will be able to:

  • describe cochlear implant outcomes for adults with additional exceptionalities
  • describe cochlear implant outcomes for children with additional exceptionalities
  • describe intervention and clinical recommendations for cochlear implant recipients with additional exceptionalities

What is Included?

You'll get online access to all the course content, including the full video, handouts, and references so you can access it from anywhere!

Assessment Type

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

Related Courses

View other audiology sessions presented and recorded at the 2019 ASHA Convention, available through the ASHA Learning Pass subscription or as an a la carte purchase.

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 0.5
ASHA CEU*: 0.05
Item #(s): WEB19842
Available Through: November 21, 2024