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In these next few issues of Canadian Audiologist, Pam will address some of the common questions she hears from teachers. The first is, do cochlear implants work?
Now that schools are back to in-person learning, I encounter many statements, both from individuals and in the media, expressing the general sentiment “kids are resilient, they’ll bounce back”. Research is emerging on how students have weathered the pandemic academically, while those of us who work in schools have our own observations of how students…
It is challenging for clinical audiologists to keep track of advances in FM system technology. With parent consent, picking up the phone or sending an email to collaborate on technology choices ensures that our students have the best possible access to the world through hearing.
This issue’s column will explore some of the misconceptions that classroom teachers have about hearing loss, and how to provide better information and strategies for them to support students effectively.
Bob takes a look at the different qualifications that are needed to practice audiology in different jurisdictions around the world.
In this article, Dr. Ruth Warick, President of the International Federation of Hard of Hearing People and founding member of the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association, discusses the challenges and supports needed for hard of hearing students in postsecondary education.
In a follow up to last issue’s article, Pam Millett expands on the complex classroom learning environments that students with hearing loss encounter on a typical school day.
Let me start with a disclaimer: this review is incredibly biased. I am a huge fan of Gael and of the generous way that she shares the personal side of living with a hearing loss. I first witnessed this at the Canadian Hearing Society in Toronto, where Gael performed her one-woman show for my “Hearing…