Throughout the month of May, ASHA partners with national and local stakeholders to engage in a multifaceted public education campaign to raise awareness about the critical need toraise awareness about the critical need to intervene early when young children are identified with communication disorders.  The Coffee Break Webinars will focus on raising awareness about the use of assistive technology and the importance of frequent hearing screenings.  Please join the Coffee Break webinar series to learn more about assistive technology and hearing screening.  There is no pre-registration to join the webinars.

 

May 2, 2017

Debunking Common Myths About Using Assistive Technology with Young Children

Presenter: Bridget Gilormini, Director, Simon Technology Center, PACER Center (Bridget.Gilormini@pacer.org)

Time: 2:00–2:15pm EDT

URL: https://ncham.adobeconnect.com/bhsm/

 

May 3, 2017

Don't Wait to Communicate! Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

Presenter: Jacqueline Hess, Director, Disabilities Studies and Services & Early Care and Education (jhess@fhi360.org)

Time: 2:00–2:15pm EDT

URL: https://ncham.adobeconnect.com/bhsm/

 

May 5, 2017

Quality Hearing Screening Practices for Children Birth to 5 Years of Age

Presenter: Will Eiserman, Early Childhood Hearing Outreach (ECHO) Initiative

Time: 2:00–2:15pm EDT

URL: https://ncham.adobeconnect.com/bhsm/

 

May 8, 2017

Using a Multi-Modal Approach to Support Children with Hearing Loss

Presenter: Karen Latimer, Assistive Technology Specialist, Delaware Assistive Technology Initiative, Center for Disabilities Studies (klatimer@udel.edu)

Time: 2:00–2:15pm EDT

URL: https://ncham.adobeconnect.com/bhsm/

 

May 9, 2017

Center on Technology and Disability: Free Resources to Support the Use of Assistive Technology in Young Children with Disabilities

Presenter: Jacqueline Hess, Director, Disabilities Studies and Services & Early Care and Education (jhess@fhi360.org)

Time: 2:00–2:15pm EDT

URL: https://ncham.adobeconnect.com/bhsm/