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Training Library for Professionals

Stay Informed with AB’s Professional Training Library

AB’s Professionals Training Library was created to provide educators, audiologists, therapists, hearing-aid dispensers, and others working in the field of hearing loss with important online cochlear implant resources. These interactive courses describe how cochlear implants work, candidacy, outcomes, and the unique benefits of AB’s cochlear implant system. 

If you have questions, please contact the AB office in your region.

Start Your Training with Advanced Bionics

Get started by clicking on one of the training courses below and following along with the interactive lesson. Take this short survey when you’ve completed the course for a Certificate of Completion.

 

Check back for added courses on new cochlear-implant-related subjects.

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Introducing the T-Comm™: A New Product Accessory from Advanced Bionics

Introducing the T-Comm: A New Product Accessory from Advanced Bionics

 

Presented by Carissa Moeggenberg. Learn about the features and benefits the T-Comm accessory will provide for your AB recipients. This online course will provide professionals with information on the features and benefits of the T-Comm accessory. Participants can also expect to receive information on how to optimize the programming parameters necessary for fitting the T-Comm accessory.

 

Advanced Topics in Cochlear Implants
for Professionals

Integrating Phonak’s Binaural VoiceStream Technology into the Naída Sound Processor: How will this Benefit Your Patients?

Integrating Phonak’s Binaural VoiceStream Technology Into the Naída Sound Processor: How Will This Benefit Your Patients?

 

Presented by Katie Vaden, AuD. This webinar is designed to provide professionals with an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of Phonak's Binaural VoiceStream Technology™ and how it can benefit AB cochlear implant recipients.

Multi-Microphone Technology: Providing Adaptive Beamforming Options for Your Patients

Multi-Microphone Technology: Providing Adaptive Beamforming Options for Your Patients


 

Presented by Sarah Downing. This webinar is designed to provide professionals with an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the multi-microphone technology utilized by Advanced Bionics.

HiRes Optima Sound Processing: A New Innovation from AB

HiRes Optima Sound Processing: A New Innovation from AB

 

Presented by Lori Zapf and Dawn Koch. This webinar is designed to provide professionals with an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of AB's newest sound processing strategy, HiRes Optima.

Cochlear Implants for Children with Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder: What are We Learning?

Cochlear Implants for Children with Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder: What Are We Learning?

 

Presented by Holly F. B. Teagle, AuD. This course will provide participants with clinical information regarding cochlear implants in children with auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder.

 


Perspectives on Deafness with Autism:
Changing How We Think

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Overview of Symptoms & Treatment - A Psychological Perspective (Part 1)

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Overview of Symptoms & Treatment - A Psychological Perspective (Part 1)

 

Presented by Ivette Cejas. Participants will review normal developmental milestones for socialization, behavior, and communication. An overview of autism will follow to help professionals understand the characteristics, diagnosis, comorbidities (e.g., hearing loss, epilepsy), and treatment of autism.

Deafness with Autism: What You Need to Know - A Psychological Perspective (Part 2)

Deafness with Autism: What You Need to Know - A Psychological Perspective (Part 2)

 

Presented by Ivette Cejas. This presentation will explore the dual diagnosis of hearing loss with autism, help professionals understand the early signs and characteristics of autism in children with hearing loss, and review some of the research in this area. An overview of the overlap of symptoms and the unique features of relatedness, communication, and behavioral characteristics when hearing loss coexists with autism will be presented.

Deafness with Autism: A Music Therapy Perspective

Deafness with Autism: A Music Therapy Perspective

 


Presented by Christine Barton. Interdisciplinary team work is an important aspect of successful interventions when deafness coexists with autism. This seminar will discuss why and how to use music interventions and summarize the research to support this type of intervention as part of a comprehensive program.

Deafness with Autism: An Occupational Therapy Perspective

Deafness with Autism: An Occupational Therapy Perspective

 


Presented by Erin Harvey. When deafness coexists with autism, sensory integration issues may be present and interdisciplinary interventions will be necessary for success. Learn the normal development of sensory, attention, and play development, understand vestibular processing and how to create and manage interventions that are sensitive and responsive to sensory issues.

Deafness with Autism: An Early Communication Perspective

Deafness with Autism: An Early Communication Perspective


 

Presented by Wendy Deters. Autism is reported to be diagnosed later in life when a child has hearing loss. Understanding possible indicators of autism for children with hearing loss will help distinguish unique characteristics that will impact communication interventions. Learn to identify the differences in communication development when a dual diagnosis may exist, and to identify proper referral channels and intervention strategies to promote early listening and communication skills.

A School-Age Communication Perspective


A School-Age Communication Perspective




Presented by Valeri Le Beau and Michelle Leach. Autism is reported to be diagnosed later in life when a child has hearing loss. Understanding possible indicators of autism for children with hearing loss will help distinguish unique characteristics that will impact communication interventions. Learn to identify the differences in communication development when a dual diagnosis may exist, and to identify proper referral channels and intervention strategies to promote listening and communication skills in the school-age child.

Core Strategies for Supporting Children with Deafness and Autism Spectrum Disorder: Part 1

Core Strategies for Supporting Children with Deafness and Autism Spectrum Disorder: Part 1


Presented by Christy Borders and Stacey Jones Bock. Using evidence-based strategies with children who have a dual diagnosis of hearing loss and ASD can increase the likelihood of student success. Conducting a Functional Behavior Assessment is an important core strategy when implementing a functional communication system.

Core Strategies for Supporting Children with Deafness and Autism Spectrum Disorder: Part 2

Core Strategies for Supporting Children with Deafness and Autism Spectrum Disorder: Part 2

Presented by Stacey Jones Bock and Christy Borders. Using evidence-based strategies with children who have a dual diagnosis of hearing loss and ASD can increase the likelihood of student success. Learn about five core strategies from ASD evidence-based practices that must be considered when planning interventions for a child with deafness and ASD.

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