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SLT intervention in children with hearing impairment

This TU is part of the Bachelor’s degree in Speech and Language Therapy, in semester 6. It is a mandatory course, which allows students to: - develop a clinical approach to speech and language therapy intervention for individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing (children and adults). - acquire clinical knowledge that is essential for collaboration with the patient's family, among other stakeholders, and health care professionals, especially at the level of cochlear implant centers. This TU contributes to the development of the following competencies: • Carry out clinical screening, evaluation and speech and language therapy intervention. • Collaborate with the various HCPs in a manner adapted to their specialty and the context in order to establish a global intervention plan for the individual who is deaf and hard of hearing. • Inform and train professionals, parents and individuals in relation with the patients about the specificities of the hearing loss and the difficulties encountered and their implication for the patient's life with the aim of prevention and screening. • Establish and maintain a quality therapeutic relationship with the patients and their families.

Temps présentiel : 25 heures

Charge de travail étudiant : 50 heures

Méthode(s) d'évaluation : Projets, Travaux pratiques

Référence :
• Archbold, O Neil et al. (2018) The Real Cost of Adult Hearing Loss: reducing its impact by increasing access to the latest hearing technologies • ASHA, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association • Baldridge, D. & Kulkarni, M. (2017) The shaping of sustainable careers post hearing loss: Toward greater understanding of adult onset disability, disability identity and career transitions. Human Relations, 70(10) 1217–1236. • Behl et al. (2017). A multisite study evaluating the benefits of early intervention via telepractice. Infants & Young Children • Black J, et al. Paediatric cochlear implantation : adverse prognostic factors and trends from a review of 174 cases . Cochlear implants Int 2014; 15 (2) : 62 77 • Blazer, D. & Tucci, D. (2019) Hearing loss and psychiatric disorders: a review. Psychological Medicine 49, 891–897. • Boothroyd A. (2007). Adult aural rehabilitation: what is it and does it work?. Trends in amplification, 11(2), 63–71. • Bradham, T. S., & Houston, K. T. (2014). Assessing listening and spoken language in children with hearing loss. Plural Publishing.

Les prérequis de ce cours sont les suivants
 Communication and language Disorders: Introduction
SLT assessment in individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing
Ce cours est proposé dans les diplômes suivants
 Bachelor in speech and language therapy