A Conversation with Carly Sygrove, Hearing Loss Coach!
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by K. Todd Houston, Ph.D.
1w ago
Carly Sygrove is a hearing loss coach and a hearing health writer who has single-sided deafness. She writes about living with hearing loss at My Hearing Loss Story and manages an online support group for people with hearing loss. She is also the founder of the Sudden Hearing Loss Support website, a source of information and support for people affected by sudden hearing loss. In her previous career, Carly worked for 14 years as an Early Years teacher in various countries, including the UK, China, Thailand, and Spain, where she currently lives with her partner, Stuart. Outside of hearing health ..read more
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A Conversation with Erin Thompson, of the Children's Cochlear Implant Center at UNC-Chapel Hill!
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by K. Todd Houston, Ph.D.
2w ago
Erin Thompson, M.S., CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert AVT has been working with the Children's Cochlear Implant Center at UNC since July 2004. She earned her Bachelors from Appalachian State University and her Master’s in Speech and Hearing Sciences from UNC-Chapel Hill. She completed her clinical fellowship year with Pediatric Speech and Language Services out of Greensboro and became a Listening and Spoken Language Specialist in 2009. Erin conducts Listening and Spoken Language parent participation sessions, speech and language diagnostics for children who are deaf and hard of hearing, as well as co-t ..read more
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A Conversation with Sydney Bassard, The Listening SLP!
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by K. Todd Houston, Ph.D.
1M ago
Sydney Bassard, MSP, CCC-SLP, is a speech-language pathologist who specializes in working with individuals who are Deaf and hard of hearing and literacy. She owns The Listening SLP, her private practice and social media brand. Sydney creates graphics to promote healthy equity of information.   The Listening SLP Website Free Downloads from The Listening SLP Instagram Facebook   ________________________________   You can listen to this episode wherever you stream podcasts and at www.3cdigitalmedianetwork.com/the-listening-brain-podcast     ..read more
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A Conversation with Paige Stringer of the Global Foundation For Children With Hearing Loss!
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by K. Todd Houston, Ph.D.
1M ago
Paige Stringer, M.A., M.P.H -- Paige is the Founder and Executive Director of the Global Foundation For Children With Hearing Loss.  Born with a severe to profound hearing loss, Paige benefitted from early identification and early intervention services as a baby to learn to listen and speak. In 2009, she established the Global Foundation For Children With Hearing Loss (GFCHL) to help young children who are deaf or hard of hearing and living in developing countries access the locally-based services that they need to listen, talk, and thrive. Prior to her current role as the organization’s ..read more
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A Conversation with Wendy Visser, Auditory Skills Therapist & Telepractitioner
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by K. Todd Houston, Ph.D.
2M ago
Wendy D. Visser, MEd, Dipl. AV Studies, is an Itinerant Teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Wendy has her Masters in Education, a Postgraduate Certificate in Auditory Verbal Studies and is an Auditory Skills Therapist. In addition to being a Content Creator at the 3C Digital Media Network, she is also a Course Consultant for SoundIntuition. With more than 25 years of teaching experience, Wendy has been a classroom teacher for grades 6-10, developed and taught Geography and History for high school ESL students, an itinerant resource teacher with a focus on autism spe ..read more
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A Conversation with Kathy Dowd of The Audiology Project!
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by K. Todd Houston, Ph.D.
2M ago
Dr. Kathy Dowd worked in audiology settings for school systems, as state hearing impaired supervisor, ENT clinics and private practice for 36 years.  Dr. Dowd is currently the Executive Director of The Audiology Project, a 501c3 nonprofit organization focused on raising awareness of the impact of chronic diseases, ototoxic medications and other medical issues affecting hearing.  She was credited with helping the Centers of Disease Control to add audiology to their diabetes care model in 2021, with the support of Audiology professional organizations.  Dr. Dowd’s work now is worki ..read more
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A Conversation with Jasmine Simmons, Audiologist, Advocate, and Author!
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by K. Todd Houston, Ph.D.
3M ago
Dr. Jasmine Simmons was born in Columbus, Ohio and currently resides in Jacksonville, Florida. Her journey in the field of Audiology is marked by dedication, resilience, and a relentless commitment to inclusivity and advocacy. Dr. Simmons' educational path began at the University of Akron, where she obtained her undergraduate degree. Her determination for knowledge and passion for audiology led her to Central Michigan University, where she earned her Doctorate in Audiology, solidifying her expertise in the field. What makes Dr. Jasmine Simmons truly unique is her personal journey. Born profoun ..read more
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A Conversation with Donna Smiley, Chief Staff Officer for Audiology, at ASHA!
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by K. Todd Houston, Ph.D.
3M ago
Donna Smiley, Ph.D., CCC-A is the Chief Staff Officer for Audiology at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.  She works with the ASHA teams in Audiology Practices, Accreditation, Certification and Ethics.  Prior to coming to ASHA, she was the coordinator for the Educational Audiology/Speech Pathology Resources for Schools (EARS) Program at Arkansas Children’s Hospital.  Dr. Smiley has practiced audiology for 33 years, co-authored a textbook about school-based audiology practice (Title:  School-Based Audiology; Plural Publishing) and was named a Fellow of ASHA in ..read more
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A Conversation with Tracy B. Pate of The Listening Center at Arkansas Children's Hospital!
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by K. Todd Houston, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT
6M ago
Tracy B. Pate, M.S., CCC-SLP, Listening and Spoken Language Specialist/ Certified Auditory-Verbal Therapist, is the Program Coordinator for The Listening Center at Arkansas Children's Hospital. The Listening Center is an evaluation, therapy, and consultation program designed for the development of listening and spoken language skills for children and adults who are deaf and hard of hearing.  For the past thirty years, she has worked exclusively with this population.  Her responsibilities include working directly with families to educate and empower them on issues related to hear ..read more
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A Conversation with Lillian Henderson of the The Children's Cochlear Implant Center at UNC-Chapel Hill!
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by K. Todd Houston, Ph.D.
7M ago
Lillian Henderson, M.S.P., CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert AVT, earned a Master’s Degree from the University of South Carolina in Speech Pathology and is a LSLS Certified Auditory Verbal Therapist.  Lillian is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Otolaryngology and Clinic Manager for Speech for The Children’s Cochlear Implant Center at UNC.  She works with cochlear implant and auditory brainstem implant recipients providing therapy and assessments to children who are deaf or hard of hearing learning spoken language through listening.  Lillian also provides training to professionals ..read more
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