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USC Hearing Health Symposium Recorded for Viewing

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View the Recorded panel BROADCASTS of the USC Hearing Health Symposium.

Hearing health, research, technology and psychology experts and persons with hearing loss shared their insights and findings on three panels.

Photo by Jonathan Riggs : (l to r) James Boswell, CEO of the House Research Institute; Janette Brown, Ph.D., executive director of the USC Emeriti Center; Pinchas Cohen, M.D., dean of the USC Davis School; John House, M.D. of the House Clinic and House Research Institute

Click on each session link to watch the panel presentations.

Session I               Exploring Your Hearing Health
Session II             Latest Research, Communication and Effective Self-Advocacy 
Session III            What’s New – Assistive Devices (ALDs), Technologies, Resources

 

To print Symposium handouts, click on the titles below:

      Tip Card – Communicating W Someone With Hearing Loss

      Questions to Ask an Audiologist

      Seven Questions from John Orr

To view the double sided Symposium flyer, please click HERE 

 

PROGRAM

9:30 a.m.                Check-In

Welcome from Dean Pinchas Cohen, USC Davis School of Gerontology and
Janette Brown, Executive Director, USC Emeriti Center
10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Session I               Exploring Your Hearing Health
Moderator:          James D. Boswell, CEO, House Research Institute
Speakers:             John W. House, M.D., House Clinic and House Research Institute
John C. Goddard, M.D., House Clinic and House Research Institute
Monica Andriacchi, AuD., House Clinic
 
11:15 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.
Session II           Latest Research, Communication and Effective Self-Advocacy 
Introduction:  Charlotte Schamadan, House Research Institute
Moderator:        Katherine (Kathi) Hammons, M.Ed., USC Disability Services
Speakers:           Aaron Hagedorn, Ph.D., USC Davis School of Gerontology
John Orr, Ph.D., USC Emeriti Center, USC Retired Faculty Association
Alison Freeman, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist
Arineh Khachatoorians, Au.D., Shohet Ear Associates
 
12:30 – 1:15      Box Lunch — Hearing Health Exhibits                             

1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Session III What’s New – Assistive Devices (ALDs), Technologies, Resources
Moderator: Kenneth J. Lopez, Program Chair, Music Industry, Associate Professor, USC Thornton School of Music
Speakers: Ryan Enoch, Contacta, Inc.
Susie Ramirez, EPIC Hearing Healthcare
Roberta Smith, California Telephone Access Program
Reynita Sagon-Alcisto, Au.D., Clinical Application Specialist, Cochlear Americas

2:30 – 2:45 p.m.   Exhibits Open

Cost: Program, refreshments, and lunch are complimentary.  Donations appreciated.
 
For more information: emeriti.usc.edu   or call: 213-740-7122
           
The exhibit area featured a variety of hearing health product and service providers including but not limited to:

CapTel
Caption Call
CA Telephone Access
Contacta, Inc.
LA Chapter HLAA
EPIC Hearing Healthcare
House Research Institute/House Clinic
Cochlear Americas
GLAD    
Widex USA
* Thank you to the House Research Institute, USC Disability Services & Programs and the USC Credit Union for supporting this special Emeriti  Center wellness event. Special thanks also goes to Marilee Potthoff from the House Research Institute who provided most of the speakers and exhibitors and to the USC Disabilities Office for providing CART services for the Symposium.
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