Students with Hearing Loss

Students with Hearing Loss

The Students with Hearing Loss Subcommittee is committed to improving accessibility and providing a community for students with hearing loss interested in the profession of audiology as well as educating peers with normal hearing, audiologists, faculty, and the public about integrating accessibility into school and daily life and advocating for others with hearing loss. Below are several resources all students and professionals can refer to when interacting with individuals who have hearing loss. Additionally there are resources specific to accessibility and empowerment for students with hearing loss. Audiology students with hearing loss interested in joining an online community with other audiology students with hearing loss can send a request to join our Students withe Hearing Loss Facebook group.
 

Upcoming Events: April 2021

Session Date: Tuesday, April 13, 7:00-9:00 PM ET

Session Title: Audiologists and Students with Hearing Loss Annual Meeting

Registration is now closed.

Join the Student Academy of Audiology for the Audiologists and Students with Hearing Loss Annual Meeting. This event is intended for audiology students and audiologists with hearing loss to meet and commune about our shared experiences, similar to events in the past held during the annual AAA conference. The event will include a guided discussion period followed by a Q&A with audiologist mentors with hearing loss. If you have any questions, contact SAA Students With Hearing Loss Subcommittee Chair, Izabela Jamsek. We can’t wait to “see” you there!


Session Date: Tuesday, April 20, 7:00-9:00 PM ET

Session Title: Audiology Students with Hearing Loss and their Normal Hearing Peers: A Conversation

Please join the Student Academy of Audiology for a special event, Audiology Students with Hearing Loss and Normal Hearing Peers: A Conversation. The goal of this event is to have an open discussion with your peers about their experiences with hearing loss and reflect on how you can be a better peer and audiologist while advocating for those with hearing loss. The event will feature a short presentation of relevant research, small group discussion, and a Q&A with a panel of your peers with hearing loss. An email with additional information will be sent following registration. If you have any questions, contact SAA Students With Hearing Loss Subcommittee Chair Izabela Jamsek. We can’t wait to “see” you there!

Registration is now closed.


Resources for Students and Advocates

  • How to Add Captions to a Video: List of instructions to add captions to YouTube and Facebook videos; ensure that everyone has access to the content you create, whether formally or informally. Important and often required by universities for any new materials.
  • Resources for Access: Accessibility and communication options available for patients, peers, coworkers with hearing loss in a variety of situations, from information conversations to conference presentations.
  • There's an App for That: Other information accessibility and communication apps, from person use to the classroom. This list can be helpful with troubleshooting specific situations in which communication is difficult or prohibitive.

Resources for Students with Hearing Loss