This webinar is intended for professionals who work with children who have hearing loss and come from families that are bilingual or do not speak the majority language. Topics covered will include assessment considerations and intervention models along with implementing strategies that facilitate successful bilingual learning.
Please note that this course is registered with AG Bell for 1 CEU point.
Michael Douglas, M.A., CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT Michael is a speech-language pathologist and a certified Auditory-Verbal Therapist. Prior to joining MED-EL, he focused his career on teaching children with hearing loss to listen and speak in various settings including early childhood programs, schools, hospitals, private practice, and cochlear implant centers since 1994. Michael served as the Director of the Speech Clinic and Director of Intervention Services at the Center for Hearing and Speech in Houston, TX. He also served as the Principal of the Mama Lere Hearing School in the Bill Wilkerson Center at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN. He lectures worldwide and has contributed to several peer review publications. As a Consumer Engagement and Rehabilitation Program Manager for MED-EL, Michael counsels cochlear implant candidates, supports recipients and works with professionals to maximize outcomes. Financial and Non-financial Disclosures: Michael Douglas is an employee of Med-el and the author of Dual-Language Learning for Children with Hearing Loss and the featured speaker. His book was purchased by MED-EL and he does not receive royalties on the material. Michael also serves on the Mentor Committee of the AG Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language.
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