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Social-Emotional and Auditory Learning in Children Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (PD102512)

Presenter(s): Mary Elliott; Andrea D Warner-Czyz; Rachel E. Glade; Nannette Nicholson
Course Description

This course focuses on social-emotional learning milestones and current trends in research regarding social-emotional learning for children who are deaf or hard of hearing relative to peers with typical hearing. A research team reports on findings from a survey of caregivers of children with hearing loss regarding their knowledge, ratings, and facilitation of social-emotional learning in their children.

This course is a recorded technical research session from the 2021 ASHA Convention Virtual Library (session 4685V).

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • Define social-emotional learning and identify associated milestones
  • Discuss trends in research regarding caregiver knowledge of social-emotional learning and associated milestones
  • Explain the role of audiologists and speech-language pathologists in monitoring and screening for social-emotional development

Presenter Information

Dr. Andrea Warner-Czyz (Presenting Author) is Associate Professor in the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing at The University of Texas at Dallas, and investigates communication and quality of life in children and adolescents who are deaf or hard of hearing and use cochlear implants. The effect of hearing differences and cochlear implantation on communication skills and, subsequently, social interaction in children and adolescents forms a primary focus of her programmatic research.

Financial Disclosures:

  • None

Nonfinancial Disclosures:

  • None

Mary Elliott (Non-Presenting Author) is a speech-language pathology graduate student at the University of Texas at Dallas. She received her Bachelor of Science in Linguistics and Cultural Anthropology and a Minor in Spanish from Northeastern University. Her primary research interests include the effect of auditory status on social interaction and the interaction between culture and language learning. She hopes to pursue a career as a pediatric speech-language pathologist.

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  • None

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Dr. Rachel Glade (Presenting Author) is the Program Director for the Communication Sciences and Disorders Program at the University of Arkansas. She is a certified speech-language pathologist as well as a listening and spoken language specialist, certified auditory-verbal therapist. Her research interests include outcomes and improving quality of life for individuals with hearing loss and improving pre-professional training. She has published a textbook and several peer-reviewed publications. She has over 50 professional presentation credits to her name.

Financial Disclosures:

  • Salaried employee at the University of Arkansas

Nonfinancial Disclosures:

  • Member of ASHA, Arkansas Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ArkSHA), Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Global Foundation for Hearing Loss, American Cochlear Implant Alliance, and Arkansas Hands & Voices 
  • Immediate Past-President of ArkSHA 
  • Secretary and Board Member of Arkansas Hands & Voices 
  • Volunteer speaking engagements for nonprofit organizations and volunteer consultations at the University of Arkansas Speech and Hearing Clinic

Nannette Nicholson (Presenting Author) is a Professor at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Her areas of interest include early hearing detection and intervention systems, pediatric audiology, and family support. She currently teaches counseling, pediatric aural rehabilitation, and research methods. Dr. Nicholson has served as a reviewer for the Journal of Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (JEHDI) and is an active member of the ASHA Committee on Clinical Research, Implementation Science, and Evidence-Based Practice.

Financial Disclosures:

  • None

Nonfinancial Disclosures:

  • None

Learning Assessment

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 June 20, 2027

Program History and CE Information

Content origination date: November 2021
End date: June 20, 2027

This course is offered for 0.05 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).

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COURSE DETAILS
Item #(s): PD102512
Available Through: June 20, 2027