Academic Success is Driven by Communication Access

by Karen Anderson

Ensuring access to classroom communication is the #1 job of every educator who serves students with hearing loss. This session will provide information that participants can refer to as they inform others on the impacts of hearing loss (WHAT), legal foundations supporting equal access (WHY), and methods to estimate access levels (HOW).

Promo Video

Academic Success is Driven by Communication Access

Course Curriculum

    1. Academic Success is Driven - Module 1 - 18 minutes

    2. Academic Success is Driven - Module 2 - 35 minutes

    3. Academic Success is Driven - Module 3 - 30 minutes

    4. QUIZ - Academic Success is Driven by Communication Access

    5. ASHA Verification Form - Academic Success is Driven by Communication Access

    6. LSLS CEU Letter - Academic Success is Driven by Communication Access

    7. COURSE EVALUATION - Academic Success is Driven by Communication Access

3 Learner Outcomes

  • Describe 3 ways to quickly get across the impact of hearing loss
  • List the primary legal supports requiring equal access to communication
  • Identify ways in which the level of effective communication can be estimated

Meet Your Instructor

Karen Anderson

Karen Anderson PhD has worked in clinical, public school and state-level (EHDI) settings to address the needs of children with hearing loss. She is Director of Supporting Success for Children with Hearing Loss, providing online resources for professionals and families. Karen is a past president of the Educational Audiology Association, has received national recognition awards in educational audiology. She is the author or co-author of many practical checklists, such as the SIFTER, LIFE-R, and CHILD and co-author of the book Building Skills for School Success in the Fast-Paced Classroom with Kathy Arnoldi and other publications sold through Supporting Success.