Areas of Study

Course Overview

The focus of this course is on evidence-based auditory (re)habilitation (AR) practices addressing the communicative and biopsychosocial functioning of children and adults who have acquired or congenital hearing loss and/or tinnitus across the lifespan. Special emphasis is given to the AR knowledge and skills needed by audiologists to assess function and provide effective rehabilitative services for families with deaf or hard of hearing infants and toddlers, children in educational settings, young adults, those in military service, veterans, working-age adults and seniors. The course has a strong interdisciplinary focus, and comprehensively addresses multicultural, ethical and professional issues in AR.

Prerequisite: HSL822

Credit: 2