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September 14, 2010. Design by Ron Jaxon. Impact on Access: Individuals with COCHLEAR IMPLANTS In Educational and Employment Settings. Providing technical assistance & continuing education services to state vocational rehabilitation agencies and their partners. http://www.tacene.org/.

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September 14, 2010

Design by Ron Jaxon

Impact on Access:

Individuals with

COCHLEAR IMPLANTS

In Educational and Employment Settings


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Providing technical assistance & continuing education services to state vocational rehabilitation agencies and their partners.

http://www.tacene.org/


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www.pepnet.org services to state vocational rehabilitation agencies and their partners.


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Program Moderator services to state vocational rehabilitation agencies and their partners.

Terrell Clark, PhD

Director

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program

Department of Otolaryngology &

Communication Enhancement

Children’s Hospital Boston

Pediatric Psychologist

Senior Associate - Department of Psychiatry

Instructor - Harvard Medical School


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Objectives services to state vocational rehabilitation agencies and their partners.

Participants will gain information on CI:

  • Usage

  • Statistics

  • Benefits

  • Variables

  • Fiscal/Legal Responsibilities, and

  • Accommodations provided at the secondary/postsecondary level and in the world of work.


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Impact on Access services to state vocational rehabilitation agencies and their partners.

Design by Ron Jaxon


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Questions services to state vocational rehabilitation agencies and their partners.

can be emailed to

[email protected]


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What is a Cochlear Implant? services to state vocational rehabilitation agencies and their partners.


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Professional Panelist services to state vocational rehabilitation agencies and their partners.

Catherine Clark, AuD

Cochlear Implant Coordinator

Audiologist

Rochester Institute of Technology

National Technical

Institute for the Deaf


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CI Demographics - United States services to state vocational rehabilitation agencies and their partners. *

Approximately, 41,500 adults have cochlear implants

At least 25,500 children have received them

Implant distributors:

  • Cochlear Americas Australia

  • Advanced Bionics California

  • Med-El Corporation Austria

*National Institute of Deafness and Communication Disorders 2009


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NTID/RIT - CI Statistics services to state vocational rehabilitation agencies and their partners. *

* Prepared by Dr. Catherine Clark, NTID

*Prepared by Catherine Clark, NTID


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Reported Benefits services to state vocational rehabilitation agencies and their partners.

  • Improved audibility for soft/moderate sounds

  • Improved distance hearing

  • Enhanced speechreading

  • Improved speech understanding without visual cues

  • Improved voice monitoring

  • Enjoyment of music

  • Reduction of tinnitus


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Professional Panelist services to state vocational rehabilitation agencies and their partners.

Eileen Peterson, MS, FAAA

Educational Audiologist

Maine Educational Center

for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing


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Accommodations Options services to state vocational rehabilitation agencies and their partners. Auditory & Visual

  • Remote Microphone Hearing Assistance Technologies (ex. Personal FM System)

  • Good speaker communication techniques

  • Preferential seating

  • Modification of room set up


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Accommodations Options services to state vocational rehabilitation agencies and their partners. Visual & Academic

  • Notetaking

  • Peer supports

  • Copy of teacher’s notes (printed materials)

  • Tutoring

  • Interpreters (Sign, Oral, Cued Speech)


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Accommodations Options services to state vocational rehabilitation agencies and their partners. Visual & Academic

  • Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART)

  • C-Print

  • Captioning for video presentations

  • Testing accommodations

  • Visual alerting systems


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Professional Panelist services to state vocational rehabilitation agencies and their partners.

John R. Macko, MS

Director

Center on Employment

Rochester Institute of Technology

National Technical

Institute for the Deaf


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Workplace Accommodations services to state vocational rehabilitation agencies and their partners.


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NTID Services for Employers services to state vocational rehabilitation agencies and their partners.

  • Consultation regarding accommodations

  • Orientation and training

  • On-campus recruiting interviews

  • Job postings


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NTID Services for Employers services to state vocational rehabilitation agencies and their partners.

  • Resume packages

  • Annual Job Fair

  • Site visits to selected co-op students


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Federal Laws and Regulations services to state vocational rehabilitation agencies and their partners.

  • ADA

    Americans with Disabilities Act

  • FAPE

    Free Appropriate Public Education for Individuals with Disabilities

  • 504

    Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

  • IDEA

    Individuals with Disabilities Act


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Legal “Alphabet Soup” services to state vocational rehabilitation agencies and their partners.

ADA

IDEA

FAPE

504


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CI Consumer Panelist services to state vocational rehabilitation agencies and their partners.

Erica Israel

Student – Senior

Psychology Major

Rochester Institute of Technology


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CI Consumer Panelist services to state vocational rehabilitation agencies and their partners.

Mark Campbell, AuD, CCC-A

Clinical Audiologist

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary


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CI Consumer Panelist services to state vocational rehabilitation agencies and their partners.

Heidi Forest, MSW

State Coordinator for the Deaf

Connecticut Bureau of

Rehabilitation Services


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- Summary - services to state vocational rehabilitation agencies and their partners.

Increasing numbers of individuals with cochlear implants are entering secondary, postsecondary educational and job settings.


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- Summary - services to state vocational rehabilitation agencies and their partners.

Accommodating communication access needs of individuals with cochlear implants is no different than accommodating the communication access needs of individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing who use hearing aids, assistive listening devices and/or signing.


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- Summary - services to state vocational rehabilitation agencies and their partners.

Many individuals with cochlear implants do utilize FM systems, sign language interpreters, text support, and notetakers to accommodate access to instruction, discussion, and conversation.  


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Archived Webcast services to state vocational rehabilitation agencies and their partners.

This webcast will be archived on

www.pepnet.org

Go to the “RESOURCES” tab

Select “TRAINING MATERIALS”

Then “IMPACT ON ACCESS”


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Questions services to state vocational rehabilitation agencies and their partners.

can be emailed to

[email protected]


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Thank You services to state vocational rehabilitation agencies and their partners.

Production team members of

Rochester Institute of Technology

National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Interpreting and CART Providers


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