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CAA News

GOOD NEWS!

Metrolinx new Ontario Line is a downtown Toronto relief public transit line that can take you all the way from the Ontario Science Centre to Exhibition Place in just 30 minutes or less. Keeping noises and vibrations down as trains move along the tracks is very important to all of us. The great news is that Metrolinx is using technology that will ensure trains run smoothly and quietly.
To learn more watch the Video.


World Audiology Congress

The Organizers of the XXXV World Congress of Audiology, has decided to postpone the WCA2020 due to concerns regarding COVID-19.
The new date for the meeting is set for April 10-13, 2022.
We would like to thank you for your excellent work to prepare your abstracts and presentations, organize sessions for the meeting.
We are preparing the information for the participants who already submitted abstracts and registered for the Congress.


Amendments to CASLPO's Registration Requirements

On March 12, 2021, amendments to CASLPO’s Registration Regulation were approved by the Ontario government.
There are 8 important changes that may affect you including a new exam requirement for new applicants, “non-practicing” title requirements, and suspension provisions.
More details can be found in the Applicants portal of the CASLPO website and in this PDF.
The amended version of Ontario Regulation 21/12 can be seen at  https://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/120021#BK30


Mark your Calendars for two exciting June Webinars:

On Thursday June 3rd at 2PM ET as Dr. Jennifer Irwin, Health Behaviourist, The Monarch System, Inc. will present: Communication strategies to support client behaviour changeLearning Points:
By the end of this talk, participants should have a basic understanding/review of:

  • some evidence-based, effective ways to communicate with clients to foster behaviour change;
  • how “not to” communicate with clients, if the goal is behaviour change; and
  • how effective communication with clients benefits both clients and providers.
  • Read Full Abstract Here

On Tuesday June 29th at 7PM ET Dawna E. Lewis PhD, Senior Research Associate, Boys Town National Research Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska will present: Communication access for children via personal remote microphone systems: What does research tell us?

Learning Points:

  • Have knowledge of advances in personal remote microphone technology since its introduction in the 1960s.
  • Have knowledge of the impact of remote microphone technology on speech understanding in children with hearing loss and in children with normal hearing who have special listening needs.
  • Have knowledge of research findings regarding remote microphone technology.

Read Full Abstract Here