Pediatric Audiology: More Special Populations

Leonard and Madlyn Abramson Pediatric Research Center
3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104  Map

Mar 13, 2015 from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (ET)

Course Overview

Presenters will share research and best practice guidelines for the identification and monitoring of hearing loss, as well as emerging intervention options for children with syndromic hearing losses, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), meningitis and English language learners (ELLs).

General Information

The conference will be held on the first floor of the Leonard and Madlyn Abramson Pediatric Research Center on the Main Campus of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. on Friday, March 13, 2015.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), cite the incidence of hearing loss in this population and name three medical conditions where it is used.
  • List the incidence of autism spectrum disorder in children with hearing loss and current speech and language intervention strategies.
  • Identify management and intervention considerations for English language learning children with hearing loss.
  • Define genome and exome.
  • Describe the differences between the two and the implications on the future of genetic testing.