WEBINAR: A Smartphone Is a Hearing Assistive Technology

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Guest Speaker: Perry C. Hanavan, Au.D.
Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Time: 8 p.m. – 9 p.m. Eastern Time

Join us next Wednesday for a free captioned webinar featuring Perry C. Hanavan, who will be presenting A Smartphone Is a Hearing Assistive TechnologyWebinars are recorded for playback on our website.

Perry C. Hanavan, Au.D., currently teaches in the Communication Disorders program at Augustana College in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He has taught audiology and technology courses the past 40 years.He has provided numerous presentations at HLAA, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and American Academy of Audiology Conventions.

Summary
A hearing aid or cochlear implant by itself is often not enough to hear conversations and alerting sounds. Numerous technologies are designed to help people with hearing loss enhance telephone communication, TV reception, hear alerting/warning sounds, and listen in various kinds of public venues. This presentation will focus on how one device, a smartphone, can serve as a hearing assistive technology.

How to Join the Webinar
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Java is no longer a requirement to access our webinar platform, Blackboard Collaborate, but there is a series of steps required for first time attendees; we recommend spending a few minutes well in advance of the webinar making sure you are able to access Collaborate. Should you have any questions, please visit the Webinars page and click on the Accessing Blackboard Collaborate link for instructions on how to setup your computer.

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