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Volume 8

Are Students Still “Alone in the Mainstream”?

In 2004, Gina Oliva, published the book Alone in the Mainstream: A Deaf Woman Remembers Public School and posits that mainstreaming is not always positive and that there are significant downsides concerning social relationships and identity – is this still true today?

Collaborating for Effective HAT Choices

Classrooms are dynamic listening environments and we need to continually evaluate whether we have appropriately matched the needs of the student with the recommended technology (and pivot when necessary).

Volume 7

Online Learning Success for Students with Hearing Loss

Pam Millett looks at how the rapid rise in online learning due to COVID-19 has created unique challenges for students with hearing loss and why not enough time and attention has been paid to issues for students with special needs.

The Incredible Shrinking FM Receiver

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.

How Has UNHS Changed the Education of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students?

Universal newborn hearing screening programs have changed the landscape for children with hearing loss; however, we cannot rest on our laurels. We need to continue to support students and parents into adolescent and adulthood.

Volume 6

Audiology in the Classrooms – A Terminology Primer for Education

This primer will focus on terminology, abbreviations, and jargon commonly used in education. Terminology will vary across jurisdictions, but many terms are common across Canada, North America and even internationally.

“His Hearing Isn’t Really the Problem” and Other Teacher Misconceptions

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.

Getting Students Ready for “Back To School”: The College And University Edition

Pam’s column in September, talked about getting student’s with hearing loss ready to go back to elementary and secondary school. This issue’s column focuses on college or university.

“I Won’t Need Hearing Aids When I Grow Up” and Other Misconceptions: Informed Choice for Students

As professionals, we are always cognizant of ensuring that the adults in a child’s life understand the implications of hearing loss but what about the child?

Volume 5

Can Streaming Technologies Replace Personal “FM” Systems in the Classroom?

Pam Millet looks at whether streaming technologies can replace personal “FM” systems in the classroom.