Navigating EHDDI during a Pandemic
WHEN YOU COMPLETE THE REGISTRATION FORM AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE, YOU WILL HAVE IMMEDIATE ACCESS TO THE 60 MINUTE RECORDED WEBINAR.
A discussion of current challenges and innovations for early hearing detection and intervention with the 2020 pandemic challenges. Presenters provide insight into the stressors and challenges families and providers are experiencing during these unique times and how we can enhance our communications and support strategies.
As a result of participating in this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Identify challenges to timely identification of hearing loss during the current public health crisis
- Identify innovations to provide care and intervention to children who are deaf or hard of hearing and their families during a pandemic
- Recognize the impact of current stressors on families and providers and develop strategies to enhance collaboration and communication
Lisa Mancl, M.S, CCC-A
Lisa Mancl is a pediatric audiologist at the Center on Human Development and Disability at the University of Washington. Lisa is the coordinator of the WA State EHDDI Learning Community (WSELC) and receives funding from the WA Department of Health EHDDI Program to coordinate the WSELC; she has no nonfinancial interests to disclose.
Karin Neidt, MPH
Karin Neidt is the Screening and Genetics Unit manager at the Washington State Department of Health. She has over ten years of experience coordinating the Early Hearing Detection, Diagnosis, and Intervention (EHDDI) program, implementing and managing newborn hearing screen follow-up and the tracking/surveillance system. Karin is employed by the WA DOH and has no nonfinancial interests to disclose.
Christine is a president of the WA State Hands and Voices chapter and coordinator of the Guide by Your Side program; Hands and Voices receives funding from the WA state EHDDI program. Christine has no nonfinancial interests to disclose.
Carol Good, MSW, LIC SW, IMH-E
Carol provides training and reflective consultation in her work with Parent-Child Relationship Programs at the University of Washington. She has a masters in Social Work who has worked in early intervention and community mental health. Carol receives an honorarium from the WSELC for her presentation; she has no nonfinancial interests to disclose.