2011 Workshop Presentations

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2011 Workshop Presentations

Click here to view the Workshop Schedule. All presentations are in PDF format.

Thursday, June 16th

  • 1:45p - 3:15p:
    Federal Communications Commission - The FCC: Working for People with Hearing Loss
    Panel lead: Karen Peltz Strauss, Deputy Bureau Chief,
    Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau
     
  • 3:30p – 4:30p:
    Consumer Reports – Consumer Reports on Hearing Loss
    Presenter: Elissa Schuler Adair, Ph.D., Manager, Health Care Research, Consumers Union, publisher of Consumer Reports Tobie Stanger, Senior Editor, Consumer Reports

Friday, June 17th

9a - Noon: Research Symposium

Advocacy & Government Affairs

  • 1 - 2:15p:
    The Looping of America Begins with YOU!
    Presenter: Juliette Sterkens, Au.D.
     
  • 2:30 - 3:45p:
    ‘Talk to my Face, Not My Feet!’ – How to Advocate for Yourself in Times of Illness
    Presenter: Anne Marie Killilea, R.N.

Hearing Technology

  • 1 - 2:15p:
    New Options in Auditory Rehabilitation
    Presenter: John Niparko, M.D.
     
  • 2:30 - 3:45p:
    Enjoying Music with a Cochlear Implant
    Presenters: Richard Reed & Donna Sorkin

Medical Issues

Relationships (with Your Family, Friends, and Employer)

Young Adults

Saturday, June 18th (Parents & Educators)

Saturday, June 18th

Advocacy & Government Affairs

Hearing Technology

  • 8:30a – 9:30a:
    Communicating Effectively with Audiologists During Mapping
    Presenter: Virgilene Mills
     
  • 9:45a – 10:45a:
    The Importance of Connectivity for People with Hearing Loss
    Presenter: Jo Ann Smith, M.A.
     
  • 11a – 12p:
    Beware: The Droids Are Coming
    Presenter: Perry Hanavan, Au.D.
     
  • 1:15p – 2:15p:
    Experiences as a Bilateral Cochlear Implant Recipient
    Presenter: Wayne Roorda
     
  • 2:30p – 3:30p:
    Cognition Friendly Amplification & Listening Success
    Presenter: Douglas Beck, Au.D.

Medical Issues

Relationships (with Your Family, Friends, and Employer)

Young Adults