2021 Post-EHDI LEND Workshop

2021 Post-EHDI LEND Workshop


pdf File Homework Assignment (133KB) [download]

pdf File Workshop Agenda (227KB) [download]

pdf File Workshop Slides (7,817KB) [download]

pdf File TeleAudiology Slides from Dr. Clark's Presentation (395KB) [download]

pdf File Various Forms of TelePractice and TeleAudiology mentioned by Dr. Clarke (71KB) [download]

pdf File Workshop Transcript (185KB) [download]

Archived Recording
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Thursday, March 18, 2021
7:30 pm ET - 9:30 pm ET
Location: Virtual

This workshop will introduce LEND pediatric audiology trainees to the various challenges associated with effectively serving children with hearing loss (including those with additional disabilities) and their families. It is a unique, interactive learning opportunity that brings together trainees and faculty from across the country. This year's focus is on telehealth.

Who Should Attend?

This workshop is intended for LEND pediatric audiology trainees who are planning to attend the 2021 Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) Virtual Conference. LEND faculty are encouraged to register.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this workshop, trainees will be able to:
  1. Describe the role of audiologists in providing equitable telehealth services
  2. Describe the role of audiologists in supporting auditory access in tele-education and tele-intervention
  3. Discuss the logistical requirements and limitations of providing audiological services via telehealth
  4. List at least two emerging challenges using telehealth
  5. List at least two practical tools and strategies for responding to emerging challenges using telehealth
  6. Discuss the importance of providing ethical telehealth services in varied models of audiologic management


The workshop will take place from 7:30-9:30 pm ET on Thursday, March 18, 2021, virtually on the Zoom platform.

Homework Assignment and Materials

Prior to attending the workshop, trainees are expected to complete the homework assignment. View the homework assignment here

Keynote Speaker 

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Dr. Jackie L. Clark 

Dr. Clark teaches several graduate and undergraduate level courses at University of Texas at Dallas. One notable course is a Directed Independent Study of Planning and Providing Humanitarian Services in Developing Countries (which entails travel to under-resourced countries in Africa). She maintains an active clinical audiology schedule. Some of her research interests involve: Tele-Audiology; M-Health; Correlates of Aging and speech perception performance; demographics of hearing loss in indigenous populations; cultural influences in help seeking behaviors, effects of noise exposure on emotional, cultural and audiological outlook for adults; improving, updating and confirming efficacy of Clinical Measures used in Audiology practices for adults and pediatric populations. She regularly consults with the World Health Organization and collaborates with The University of The Witwatersrand and University of Pretoria in South Africa. She has been the Managing Editor of The International Journal of Audiology for many years. In addition, she is the Co-Founder/Co-Director of the Coalition for Global Hearing Health – a not-for-profit organization whose mission is promoting and enhancing hearing health services in low-resourced communities through annual international conferences.

View Dr. Jackie L. Clark's presentation on Tele-Audiology. 


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Shelby Atwill, AuD is a pediatric and cochlear implant audiologist. She co-founded Sound Start, a non-profit children's hearing and speech clinic, based in Portland with a satellite office in rural southern Oregon. Dr. Atwill is also the audiologist for the Oregon Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) program. She is a former University of Washington LEND Audiology Trainee and currently part-time supervisor for the three LEND Audiology Trainee externs from Oregon Health and Science University.





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Dr. Stephanie Browning McVicar 

Dr. McVicar is the Director of the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) Programs in Utah which include the Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Public Health Initiative and the Children’s Hearing Aid Program (CHAP). She is a Program Manager in the Utah Department of Health’s Children with Special Healthcare Needs (CSHCN) Bureau in Salt Lake City. Clinically, Dr. McVicar is an audiologist with expertise in infant and pediatrics. She is an advocate for CMV testing in newborns and passionate about the prevention of congenital CMV infection. Dr. McVicar is originally from Western New York and has extensive experience and knowledge in Audiology and the management of health care programs in both the public and private sectors.




Black and white photo of a woman with long dark hair smiling wearing a dark long sleeve topAmber Woodcock 

Amber Woodcock is a mom of three children Maverick, Raiden, and Eevee, and lives in Maine with them. Her middle son, Raiden, was born with a mild progressive hearing level, which was discovered when he referred on the Newborn Hearing Screening, and eventually progressed to a profound bilateral hearing level. Amber is the President of Maine Hands & Voices, which is a chapter of the national non-profit Hands & Voices, which supports the families of deaf and hard of hearing children no matter what mode of communication they choose to use with their children. Amber is also the coordinator for the Maine Hands & Voices programs, Guide By Your Side and ASTra, both of which are programs that further support Maine’s deaf and hard of hearing children and their families.

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Dr. Stuart Trembath 

Dr. Trembath is is currently the American Speech-Language and Hearing (ASHA) representative to the American Medical Association’s Editorial panel for Common Procedural Terminology (CPT). He also co-chairs ASHA’s Healthcare Economics Committee. Stuart has previously served as President of the Iowa Speech-Language-Hearing Association, President of the Iowa Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation, and Chairman of Clear Lake Parks and Recreation Board.



This workshop will have CART captioning and American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation available. Please note accommodation requests in your registration.

EHDI Conference Registration

Individuals planning to attend any portion of the EHDI Meeting must register separately for that event at their own expense. Visit the EHDI Conference website for more information.   

For more information, please contact Senior Program Manager of MCH Technical Assistance, Jackie Czyzia, at [email protected].