Paediatric Habilitation: Fridays over 5 weeks from 28th February 2014

The aims and objectives of this module include: 

  • To establish core skills in managing hearing loss in infants and children to optimise life-long auditory potential
  • To apply verification and validation techniques for amplification and listening technologies
  • To integrate care across a team of professionals, centred around the needs of the family
  • To be able to present and support early communication options around family choice
  • To understand and derive functional measures of benefit to under-pin decision making and practice around evidence-based current practice for audition and expressive speech outcomes

Topics will include:

  • Family centred hearing management: Components of effective intervention: why family-focus, HA selection and verification, impression-taking, Framework for paediatric habilitation and verification, Positive support for families from the start
  • Cohesive intervention an assessment of progress; Use of standards and EDHI programme, HA validation and functional assessment, Core outcomes and culture of service-evaluation, Aetiology and intervention approaches 
  • Advanced amplification considerations 
  • Functional Speech Outcome Measures and Access to Speech: Vocalisation development and speech milestone, Giving the child a voice and hearing it, The child in the educational environment, Special populations including Autism

Course organiser:

  • Dr Gareth Smith

External Speakers

  • This course will be taught by Dr Gareth Smith and external contributors to ensure a variety of interest

* 22 CPD points for students taking both Paediatric Habilitation and Advanced Amplification and Aural Rehabilitation masterclasses

Cost of 1 Day Masterclass EB N/A
SR £200
Cost of 2 Day Masterclass EB £255
SR £275
Cost of 3 Day Masterclass EB £370
SR £415
Cost of 4 Day Masterclass* EB £485
SR £555


SR – Standard rate

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