The Medical Side of Hearing-Related Conditions, Causes & Treatments
Are you a professional, educator, community member, disability services provider, parent, or individual who is deaf or hard of hearing seeking a better understanding of the various causes of hearing loss?
Join Olivia in this two-part webinar series as she dives into this topic and extensively explores an array of hearing loss causes, including: genetic causes, birth defects, conductive damage causes, diseases, and more. She will examine what these look like along with corresponding treatments and creative solutions. You will leave this webinar with a better understanding of how multifaceted our hearing really is!
About the presenter:
Olivia Rains, Communication Access Specialist, is an individual with hearing loss. Her work experience began as a Hearing Loss Resource Specialist with ODHHS. Her journey then took her to a nonprofit state program, Texas Technology Access Program, serving all disabilities with outreach and assistive technology. Her skills and background include training, assistive technology demonstrations and assessments, advocacy, presentations, networking, outreach, marketing and more.
Date (two-part series): Tuesday, March 23 and Thursday, March 25, 2021
Time: 10:00am-12:00pm CST
Register: The HHS Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services invites you to register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4716322554899382543
Register for the sessions, and you will receive an email with a personalized link to access the webinars. If you have questions about the registration process, or about the webinars, email your questions to [email protected]
These webinars will be presented in spoken English; real-time captioning (CART) will be provided for the sessions.
Audio access is via your computer speakers. If you do not have computer speakers, call the number provided on the GoToWebinar system.
Registration URL: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4716322554899382543
*CEUs: This webinar series is approved for 0.4 DHHS Medical CEUs, accepted by BEI. CEUs may be earned by attending the full sessions, and taking a post-survey (in GTW). CEUs may not be earned by calling in via telephone. (If you need RID CEUs, contact an RID CEU provider in advance of the session to request PINRA approval to earn CEUs.)
Certificates of Attendance available upon request for continuing education documentation, such as for the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council and the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification.
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DHHS Training and Education
Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Rehabilitative & Social Services
Health, Developmental & Independence Services
501 W. 51st St.
P.O. Box 12904
Austin, Texas 78751