• Monday, 1 February, 2021 - Friday, 31 December, 2021
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Course Information

Presentation Outcomes

After this presentation you will have an understanding of:

  • Describe at least 3 different types of hearing loss
  • Be aware which parts of the ear create which types of hearing loss
  • Be familiar with some risk factors which can cause sensorineural hearing loss
  • Be able to define a range of words used to describe hearing loss


  • Kim Ter-Horst
    Kim Ter-Horst is a experienced paediatric audiologist with a particular interest in working with children for whom audiometry doesn’t come easily. Undergraduate qualifications in professional Psychology lead to postgraduate studies in Audiology at Macquarie University, after which Kim joined NAL and later Australian Hearing in a mixed paediatric / adult role. In 2003 Kim moved to her current role as senior audiologist at the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) Jim Patrick Audiology Centre (JPAC). In this diagnostic role Kim has developed special interests in Autism Spectrum Disorder, neonatal hearing screening, vision impairment and Australian Sign Language.





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