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Supporting Students with Hearing Loss in Mainstream Educational Settings

Childhood Hearing Loss and Additional Challenges
Presented by Christina Perigoe, Ph.D., CED, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert AVT

Co-Sponsored by Clarke Mainstream Services and CREC Soundbridge

Workshop Overview

On Friday, April 28, 2017, Clarke Mainstream Services and CREC Soundbridge successfully hosted more than eighty professionals in the field of hearing loss at CREC’s campus in Wethersfield, Connecticut. The distinguished presenter, Christina Perigoe, PhD, CCC-SLP, CED., LSLS Cert. AVT, provided an overview of children with hearing loss who have additional challenges, including potential difficulties with assessment, intervention and in counseling families. Dr. Perigoe also discussed various obstacles particular to cochlear implant teams. Research, references and relevant resources were shared to help attendees support the students they serve!

Presenter Biography

Dr. Christina Perigoe is the Coordinator of the graduate program in Speech and Hearing Sciences (Deaf Education) at The University of Southern Mississippi. She is a certified teacher, teacher of the deaf and hard of hearing, speech pathologist and listening and spoken language specialist. She is an international presenter and co-edited The Volta Review monographs, “Multiple Challenges: Multiple Solutions” (2004), and “Professional Preparation for Listening and Spoken Language Practitioners” (2010). Dr. Perigoe is a founding member of the Ling Consortium, dedicated to continuing Daniel Ling’s vision that children with hearing loss can learn to listen and speak.