UCL Ear Institute


CPD Course: Paediatric Habilitation

22 February 2024–21 March 2024, 10:00 am–5:00 pm


This is a five-day course on managing hearing loss in infants and children to optimise life-long auditory potential.

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The Ear Institute


UCL Ear Institute
332 Grays Inn Rd

This five-day course combines theoretical evidence with practical knowledge and skills which you'll be able to apply immediately in whatever clinical setting you work in. You’ll also have an opportunity to network with a range of professionals from different backgrounds.

The course is updated annually to reflect the latest trends in technology and clinical practice.

This course is for:

  • Audiologists 
  • Teachers of the deaf and educational audiologists
  • Speech and language therapists
  • General practitioners with a special interest in audiology
  • Audiovestibular doctors and other health professionals

You should have previous knowledge and experience in general audiology.

The course will run on five consecutive Thursdays. Seminar-style, interactive teaching is supplemented by:

  • group exercises and class discussion
  • practical demonstrations using videos
  • completion of case-studies with peer-evaluated clinical procedures
  • self-directed reading and pre-reading around current structure and practice in paediatric audiology services
  • e-learning course work

This course is led by Dr Hannah Cooper, with lectures and seminars given by experienced paediatric audiology clinicians and habilitation professionals using real case examples. 

Following this course you'll be able to:

  • Apply methods for verification and demonstrate functional benefit from hearing aid amplification in babies and children
  • Provide safe, effective and wearable amplification throughout childhood years
  • Use new technologies in amplification and remote microphone technology
  • Support education and literacy skills for the hearing impaired child in the classroom
  • Use appropriate counselling techniques to support family in their role as the main facilitator in their child’s communication potential
  • Take timely clinical decisions and making onward referrals for infants and children


Please note the cost is £600 without assessments; £1075 with assessments.