Rehabilitation after sequential bilateral CI and for bimodal device users – Mentor Package Level 2

Rehabilitation after sequential bilateral CI and for bimodal device users


  • Sunday, 28 July, 2019 - Wednesday, 28 July, 2021
    8:00 am
Course Code:   CPE19RCIB-MP

Course Information

Participants viewing this event will:

  • learn about the difference between bilateral and binaural hearing
  • learn about the advantages of binaural hearing
  • learn about the benefits of bilateral cochlear implantation
  • learn about factors to consider during bilateral cochlear implant candidacy assessment and expected outcomes based on these factors
  • learn about therapy guidelines for children receiving bilateral cochlear implants simultaneously vs sequentially
  • learn how to set goals and identify appropriate activities following bilateral CI using the auditory hierarchy







Attending Rehabilitation after sequential bilateral CI and for bimodal device users will contribute 1 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered PD addressing 1.1, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 6.4, 6.5, 7.3, and 7.4 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.


  • Inge Kaltenbrunn
    Inge Kaltenbrunn, BSp&Aud, MCommunication Pathology, LSLS Cert. AVT, is the Best Practice Lead: Early Learning (Deaf/Hard of Hearing Children) at RIDBC in Sydney, Australia. She is a qualified speech pathologist, audiologist and LSLS Certified Auditory-Verbal Therapist with more than 20 years of experience in the field of hearing loss and cochlear implants. She has worked in early intervention programs for children with hearing loss and adult and paediatric cochlear implant clinics in South Africa and Australia. She has experience in delivering family centred early intervention, cochlear implant (re)habilitation, program development, mentoring and professional training in the area of paediatric hearing loss.





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