Title: 'Knowing if Technology is Doing What it Needs To Do?'
Track: 2 - Audiological Services
Keyword(s): monitoring and selecting technology
Learning Objectives:
  1. Determine if technology is providing enough auditory access
  2. Understand the roll of parents, teachers, therapists in monitoring technology
  3. Develop techniques for communicating with all members of the team about managing technology


The goal of technology is to provide sufficient auditory access to use hearing to develop speech, language, listening and literacy skills. This workshop will discuss how to determine if the technology is providing enough auditory access. It will discuss the role of the audiologist, EI provider, speech pathologist, teacher, and family in monitoring listening. A discussion will include how to improve auditory access and how each member of the team can assist.
Presentation: Tuesday_Jones_1010_JaneMadell_1483.pdf

Handouts: Handout_1483JaneMadell.pptx
CART: Topical Session 4- 1483.rtf
Jane Madell - Primary Presenter,POC
     Credentials: PhD
      Jane Madell, Ph.D., is a leader and known worldwide for her outstanding contributions to the field of audiology and pediatric hearing loss. She has been a Pediatric Audiologist for almost 50 years. Jane has contriubted to numerous text books and articles, presented at countless conferences, and been issued high awards for her work. She directed the Audiology program at the League for the Hard of Hearing for 21 years; was the Director of the Hearing and Learning Center and Co-Director of Cochlear Implant Center at Beth Israel Medical Center and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary for 25 years. Jane consults and lectures nationally and internationally on hearing loss in infants and children and assists in program development.

Financial - No relevant financial relationship exist.

Nonfinancial - No relevant nonfinancial relationship exist.