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Professional Education

​​​​​​​​​​​​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.

Conferences and Webinars

  • Supporting Children with Developmental Language Disorder
    The primary purpose of the conference is to build relationships between researchers and clinicians at Boys Town National Research Hospital who study children with Developmental Language Disorders (DLD) and community partners who provide educational and clinical services to these children. Through this relationship, we will support each other in our joint goal of helping children with DLD and their families.

Online Continuing Education

  • Nuts and Bolts Series
    Nuts & Bolts ​is a series of 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. A certificate of completion is awarded at the conclusion of each session.
  • 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.

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.

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.

  • Auditory Consultant Resource Network educational outreach programs for professionals serving children who are deaf and hard of hearin​g.
  • Auditory Consultant Resource Network Handbook
    A comprehensive guide for deaf educators, speech-language pathologists, early interventionists, audiologists, mainstream educators and administrators, filled with tools for supporting auditory practices, student assessment and practitioner self-assessment.