Purpose: The purpose of this module is explore how audiologists can support self-efficacy and self-advocacy iin teens who are deaf or hard of hearing as well as to support transition to post-high school settings.

Learning objectives:

As a result of completing this module, trainees will learn:

  • How to support teens’ development of a positive sense of self and to develop self-advocacy skills during the teen years.
  • How to use a questionnaire (SAC-A) to start a conversation with teens
  • How to use screening tools to screen for mental health as well as resources for referrals for treatment
  • How to support teens’ exploration of post-high school educational options that support students with hearing loss.
  • How to provide resources to college students for obtaining classroom and educational support.
  • How to transition a patient from care in a pediatric clinic to care in an adult clinic.


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