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Volume 11

“Educational Village” for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Hilary Clinton coined the phrase “It takes a village to raise a child” in 1996, reminding us that everyone in the community plays a role in supporting children and families. For deaf and hard-of-hearing students, there is an “educational village,” with many dedicated people providing the services they need for successful learning. But who are these villagers?

Audiology in the Classroom

Dr. Connie Mayer from York University, and Dr. Sue Archbold and Brian Lamb from the Cochlear Implant International Community of Action (CIICA) share the research and advocacy work of CIICA to understand the needs of adults with cochlear implants, services that are (or more frequently, are not) available to them, their experiences and recommendations for creating an international network of cochlear implant user groups, families, and professionals.