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Pam Millett shares her conversation with Angela Harrison, the Assistive Technologist Consultant at the Student Accessibility Services Office at McMaster University in Hamilton, to chat about her experiences in supporting deaf and hard-of-hearing students who require assistive technology.
In this issue, Pam Millett outlines why we need more educational audiologists in Canadian schools, not just to manage equipment, but to serve an integral role in the educational management of students and help ensure continued access to audiology services at school.
You’ve diagnosed a school-aged child with hearing loss, fit and verified hearing aids, and counseled the child and parents about benefits, challenges and expectations. But is the remote microphone being used correctly? Or is it even being used at all?!
This edition’s column was inspired by Gael Hannen’s most recent article, “A Client’s Rant”, which reminded me that it’s so important for clients to express how hard it is to have a hearing loss, and for professionals to acknowledge this.
This article is a continuation from the previous column in issue #4 of CanadianAudiologist.ca, but this time around, concentrating on the non-auditory effects of noise in the classroom for students, rather than for teachers.
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?
The authors write about how the results from their study demonstrated that a hearing conservation program could be beneficial to students of early music careers.
This issue’s Audiology in the Classrooms is by Dr. Krista Yuskow of the Edmonton Public Schools as an educational audiologist. Of her many interests Krista focuses on the relationship between hearing loss and self-determination.
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.
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?