Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder Seminar

This seminar will provide advice and information about Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder (ANSD) including a review of ANSD, pre-implant candidacy and habilitation approaches for clients who receive a CI and are diagnosed with ANSD


  • Tuesday, 18 June, 2019 - Tuesday, 31 December, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Course Code:   CPE19ANSD

Course Information

During the seminar, we will explore:

✓Different types of ANSD

✓How to best counsel clients on potential outcomes post cochlear implantation

✓The use of electrophysiology in the diagnosis and management of clients with ANSD

✓The latest approaches to habilitation for CI recipients with ANSD.

There will also be the opportunity for you to ask questions of experienced ENT surgeons, cochlear implant audiologists and speech pathologists. You can join us to watch this event live at our SCIC Gladesville site, watch it via web conference at one of our other sites, or watch the web conference from the comfort of your own home.


 Times Topic Speaker
6.00 - 6.30pm Registration and Light Refreshments
6.30 - 6.35pm Welcome & Introduction Paula Berkley


6.35 - 6.55pm Pathophysiology of ANSD Subtypes Prof. William Gibson

Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon (ENT)

6:55 – 7:15pm Pre-Implant Counselling and Post-Implant Outcomes for Patients with ANSD A/Prof. Catherine Birman

Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon (ENT)

7:15 – 7:35pm Electrophysiological Testing for CI Candidacy and Management Dr. Kirsty Gardner-Berry

Diagnostic & Research Audiologist

7:35 – 7:55pm Habilitation Approaches for Recipients of CIs Diagnosed with ANSD Melinda Johnson Speech Pathologist
7.55 - 8.00pm Questions and Close







This event has been endorsed for 1.5 CPD points. The endorsement number is CPD1819 099 and the category is Category 1.1.



Building 39,Old Gladesville Hospital Punt Road, New South Wales, 2111, Australia


SCIC Cochlear Implant Program is a service of the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children. RIDBC is a charity and supports children and adults of all ages with hearing or vision loss, providing specialist education, therapy, audiology and cochlear implant services.

SCIC Gladesville is located at: Building 39, Old Gladesville Hospital Punt Road, Gladesville, NSW 2111.


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