Auditory Implant Service

Cochlear Implants: The Basics

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Date: Friday 13 October 2017

Time: 9.15am – 4.15 pm

Fee: FREE to those who support an USAIS patient (Other delegates £30) 

Venue: Auditory Implant Service, University of Southampton, Highfield, SO17 1BJ

This one day course is aimed at professionals with no prior knowledge of Cochlear implants who want to know the basics in order to support a child in a classroom setting. This would be of particular interest to new Teachers of the Deaf, SENCO’s, Teachers and Learning Support Assistants.

 

Proposed Agenda

Topics will include:

  • What is a cochlear implant?
  • Optimising the listening environment – why use an FM system?
  • Troubleshooting equipment
  • What is it like to have a hearing loss?
  • How to support progress (divided into groups of preschool/primary and secondary age children)

Delegates will need to choose one implant manufacturer and one age group to focus on for the day when applying on line please

  • Advanced Bionics / Cochlear / MED-EL
  • Pre-school / Primary / Secondary

 

Tea and Coffee will be provided. Please bring your own lunch.

 

Booking Information

To book a place on this course please click on the link below or contact Coral Abraham on AIS.Training@soton.ac.uk for further information. 

BOOK HERE