Using Your Gear to Hear

Presntation Slides

Tina Childress, Au.D., CCC-A

All too often, families walk out of the audiologist’s office with a collection of cables, accessories and manuals and no memory of how to use this equipment. Come and learn what’s currently available and most importantly, resources to help you when you get home. We will discuss specific situations and possible solutions.

Credits: Act 48, ASHA, Psych, Instructional Hours
Audience: Special Education Teachers; Teachers who work with students with hearing loss; Teachers who work with students who are Deaf-Blind; General Education Teachers; Supervisors/Administrators; Assistive Technology Specialists; Parents, Guardians, Family Members; Paraprofessionals

Speaker Biography: Tina Childress, Au.D., CCC-A, is an educational audiologist in the mainstream and residential school settings. She is also an award-winning presenter, adjunct lecturer and mentor for children and adults, and is active on various local, state and national Boards and Committees as well as social media. As a late-deafened adult with bilateral cochlear implants, her areas of expertise include (hearing) assistive technology, accessibility (especially in the performing arts), apps and psychosocial adjustment to hearing loss. She has created numerous online resources on a variety of technology and accessibility-related subjects in an effort to help individuals who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing connect to the world around them, including in these pandemic times.


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