Highlighting Hearing Aids: Ask an Audiologist Part 2

Experience Overview

Having a child identified with hearing loss and fitted with hearing aids may be overwhelming at times. Parents and caregivers often feel pressure to become immediate experts about all things audiology, and then find that navigating available resources can be confusing and time-consuming. 
If you have wished for a family-friendly, interactive opportunity for an overview of best practice related to pediatric hearing testing and hearing aid fitting, management, and troubleshooting; or if you have hoped for a live forum to ask questions related to your child’s hearing aids, then join us for Highlighting Hearing Aids Series.
In Highlighting Hearing Aids Series, Part 2, learners will get to Ask an Audiologist. Participants will have the opportunity to submit questions, either general or specific, about anything related to pediatric hearing aids. The submitted questions will guide the group discussion. 
Join Amy Birath, Pediatric Audiologist, Speech-Language Pathologist, and Certified Listening and Spoken Language Specialist in this interactive learning experience to increase your knowledge, skill, and confidence to support your child with hearing loss who is fitted with hearing aids.
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Experience Details


Live sessions are held on Thursdays, 8:00-9:30pm ET

Learning Credits

This learning experience offers 3.0 CEUs from the AG Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language®

Learning Level

Aspiring (Basic)

Experience Facilitator

Amy Birath AuD, CCC-A/SLP, LSLS Cert. AVEd, Board Certified in Audiology

Amy is a Pediatric Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathologist at The Moog Center for Deaf Education where she provides diagnostic and therapeutic services to children from birth to 21 years of age. She is dually certified in speech-language pathology and audiology and holds certification as a Listening and Spoken Language Specialist. Her interests include audiologic (re)habilitation with children who have hearing loss, specifically those with cochlear implants, and therapeutic intervention for speech and language disorders in children who have hearing loss. In addition to her work at the Moog Center, Amy is an instructor in the Deaf Education Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences at Washington University School of Medicine. She has presented regionally and nationally at a variety of conferences and workshops for parents and professionals on topics related to pediatric audiology, most frequently on the speech and auditory skills development of children who have hearing loss. Amy has been providing diagnostic and therapeutic services to children for 16 years and has been at the Moog Center for 11 of those years.

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Learning Objectives

  • Identify key questions to discuss with their pediatric audiologist specific to their child’s needs

CEUs and Participating

Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) are offered for this learning experience. Although there’s no cost to you as a participant to register for this course or CEU credits, your full commitment to participate and engage in the learning is considered your contribution. Learn More


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Hearing First is approved by the Alexander Graham Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language® to offer Academy CEUs for this activity. The program is worth a maximum of 3.0 CEUs. Academy approval of this continuing education activity is based on course content only and does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedure, or adherence of the event to the Academy's Code of Ethics. Any views that are presented are those of the presenter/CE Provider and not necessarily of the Alexander Graham Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language®.

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