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Center for Childhood Deafness

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Internationally recognized as the leader in hearing research, Boys Town National Research Hospital offers e-learning courses, live webinars and professional workshops with most up-to-date healthcare and educational practices for physicians, nurses, clinicians, teachers, school administrators and parents.

Auditory Consultant Resource Network

The Auditory Consultant Resource Network is a comprehensive on-site and distance support service that enhances educational programs for children who are deaf and hard of hearing by connecting classroom teachers, speech pathologists and audiologists with the hearing specialists at Boys Town National Research Hospital.

Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA)

EIPA courses are designed to enhance and further professional development of educational interpreters working in K-12 classroom settings, community interpreters, deaf educators and individuals working with interpreters.

Online Continuing Education

Nuts and Bolts Top 12

Nuts & Bolts is a series of 12 one-hour talks designed for educators, parents and professionals who wish to expand their knowledge on topics related to children who are deaf and hard of hearing. One continuing education contact hour is awarded for each session. ASHA CEUs are also available upon request.

Workshops and Events

Auditory Learning Collaborative Workshop

The Auditory Learning Collaborative is a comprehensive workshop led by a multidisciplinary team of specialists at Boys Town National Research Hospital. This seminar focuses on enhancing educational and intervention practices for students who are deaf and hard of hearing. Sessions are designed for professionals with intermediate knowledge of working with students who have hearing-related needs. The Auditory Learning Collaborative is open to all professionals and educational agencies.

Auditory Access: Importance and Outcomes

Auditory Access: Importance and Outcomes will feature two lectures on the impact auditory access can have on speech and language development for young children. Mary Pat Moeller, Ph.D., and Ryan McCreery, Ph.D., will cover the importance of newborn hearing screenings and how to optimize a child’s language environment, as well as how audiologists can strategically promote positive outcomes for children who are deaf and hard of hearing.


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