SAC Webinar: Hearing Accessibility: Background and notes from the present

Presenter: 
Duncan Floyd, M.Sc., Aud(C)
Date: 
September 11 2019
Category: 
Audiology
SAC Event: 
CEE Eligible: 
Yes
Price: 
Free
PD Hub Category: 
Webinars

Presented by Duncan Floyd, M.Sc., Aud(C)

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Registration deadline is September 10, 2019 – 3 p.m. (ET)

September 11, 2019 – 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. (ET)

Time Zone Time
Pacific Time 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Mountain Time 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Central Time 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Eastern Time 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Atlantic Time 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Newfoundland Time 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Fees

SAC Members and Associates
Free*
 
*All registered participants must be SAC members/associates

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Cancellation Policy: Because we have limited spaces available for participants, if you are unable to attend the webinar you registered for, please contact Bev Cooper at bev@sac-oac.ca as soon as possible.

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Intended audience: Audiologists, audiology assistants, speech and hearing assistants, students

This session pertains to: Adults (18-64) and Seniors (64+)

Level: Introductory (Assumes that the participant has little or no familiarity with the literature and professional practice within the areas covered.)

Abstract

Ideas and issues surrounding hearing accessibility have been developed and discussed over many years; this is particularly true within a Canadian context. However, there has long been a gap between the ideas of accessible hearing and the practical application of these ideas. Changes in technology, demographics and the legal system also have an impact on hearing accessibility. These developments mean that it’s time for the profession of audiology to explore accessibility once again. 

Participants in this webinar will learn about some of the important historical developments on the topic and they will also start to develop ideas of what hearing accessibility means in the present day.

This webinar is eligible for SAC CEEs (Category A).

Presenter Biography

Duncan Floyd, M.Sc., Aud(C)

Duncan Floyd graduated from Dalhousie University in 1996 and since that time has practiced audiology in three countries. He has worked with children and adults in both public and private settings.  Duncan was the clinical coordinator for audiology at Dalhousie University from 2006 to 2017.  He is currently a lecturer at Dalhousie University on acoustic immittance testing, works clinically in an ENT setting, and is the co-owner of a business called Accessible Hearing Solutions.  Duncan has co-authored several research publications on middle ear analysis and has served on various national and provincial committees.

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