NHS 2010 Conference
Beyond Newborn Hearing Screening: Infant and Childhood Hearing in Science and Clinical Practice.
June 8 - 10, 2010 - Cernobbio, Italy
About 300 communications will be presented in four concurrent Sessions
together with Keynote addresses, Workshops and a number of Satellite Events
and Special Sessions on:
Etiology of childhood deafness
Genetics of hearing loss
EHDI protocols and technologies
Surveys on EHDI programs
Auditory findings in infants
Wideband acoustic reflectance
Speech and language
Counseling and adjustment
Focus on Families
Professional training and support
Furthermore during the NHS2010 the England National Health Service (NHS)
Newborn Hearing Screening Programme will be running a series of linked
workshops on the theme of delivering an effective screening programme.
We would like to remind you that the deadline for early registration fees
and hotel accommodation is April 12.
We are looking forward to welcoming you once again in Cernobbio.
Pre Conference event - 7th June 2010.
Sharing the News: Supporting and Empowering Families through Effective
Communication. A satellite event held by the England NHS Newborn Hearing
Screening Programme at the Regina Olga Hotel (Cernobbio).
Are you involved in sharing the news of deafness or hearing impairment with
families? This exciting and highly successful course involves working with
trained and experienced professional actors to identify and reinforce best
practice in communicating with parents at the time of diagnosis.
Oticon Paediatric Symposium
Oticon is happy to host yet another Paediatric Symposium - this time held
in corporation with Interacoustics. The Symposium will take place on
Wednesday, June 9th from 10.30 - 13.45 PM, including lunch. The paediatric
hearing aid fitting has become a more complicated process involving many
different instruments and multiple measurements on which the fitting and
validation is based. The Symposium will take a holistic approach from
diagnosis to fitting and verification within paediatrics.
Widex Special event
Mild hearing loss in childhood consequences and intervention strategies
This Widex special event will be hosted by Anne Marie Tharpe, PhD, from
Vanderbilt University and Marlene Bagatto, Au.D, from University of Western
Ontario. We will be focusing on the educational and psychosocial
consequences of permanent mild bilateral hearing loss in children.
Strategies and guidelines for assessment, intervention and amplification
will be discussed.