​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Upcoming Events

November Program Meeting
Date:  Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Time: 6:00 - 8:00PM
Presenter: Debra Trees, AU.D., CCC-A
Topic: Update of the latest Hearing devices and technology, and on the NEW            law, regarding over the counter hearing aids
Venue:  NYSUT
             800 Troy Schenectady Road
             Latham, NY 

​​This course is offered for .2 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).

Learner Objectives
At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • The learner will be able to show an understanding of the next steps in the hearing aid and over the counter devices regulation process.
  • The learner will develop skills in recognizing apps for hearing aids and other online and phone related resources.
  • The learner will demonstrate a knowledge of how the brain’s use (or nonuse) of auditory information supports improved effort, understanding and memory.

Time Ordered Agenda
     6:00-6:20 Review of the process to get to the passing of the Law                         supporting OTC hearing devices
     6:20-6:40 Possible models of care, safety for consumers and projected               timeline
     6:40-7:10 Hearing aid updates and technology, including apps and                   connectivity
     7:10-7:30 Recent brain research regarding hearing loss and interaction         with memory and other aging issues
     7:30-7:45 Hands on review of apps and online resources and how they can         work for hearing impaired patients and professionals, and general use
     7:45-8:00 Questions and Answers
Debra E. Trees, Au.D has no financial and non-financial relationships to disclose for this presentation. The presenter will be given an honorarium for presenting for CASHA.

Registration for this activity will close at 11:45PM on Tuesday, November 21, 2017.

Capital Area Speech Language and Hearing Association