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Next Webinar: March 7th 2017

"Supporting Children With Otitis Media in Early Childhood Classrooms."


The Supporting Children With Otitis Media in Early Childhood Webinar will provide an overview of what constitutes a conductive hearing loss and a sensorineural hearing loss. The presenters will offer strategies to implement in the home and in the classroom for optimal language access, and discuss the adverse affects of ongoing conductive hearing loss (Otitis Media) on social emotional and language development.

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will learn what constitutes a conductive hearing loss.
  • Participants will have a general understanding of how the auditory system processes speech and sound.
  • Participants will gain an understanding of the developmental affects a conductive hearing loss.

About the Presenters:

Megan Kish holds a Masters in Linguistics from Gallaudet University specializing in first language acquisition. She works for MECDHH as an Early Intervention Specialist and Teacher of the Deaf for children birth through age 5 and their families.

Kathryn Carmina holds a Masters of Science from Canisius College specializing in Deaf Education. She works for MECDHH as an Early Intervention Specialist and Teacher of the Deaf for children birth through age 5 and their families.

Who should attend:
Parents/caregivers, early childhood educators and specialists.


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