CT LEND Students Present at the EHDI Meeting in Denver Colorado

March 29, 2018

2018 Early Hearing Detection & Intervention Meeting

In its 17th year the EHDI Meeting has built a strong reputation for bringing together a wide variety of attendees including those who: work in state Early Hearing Detection and Intervention programs; assist in EHDI efforts on the federal level; provide screening, diagnostic and early intervention support at the state/ local level to young children with hearing loss and their families; champion Medical Home activities within each state; are parents of children with hearing loss; or are deaf or hard-of-hearing adults who are helping to expand opportunities for young children with hearing loss. EHDI Meeting participants range from state and local programs to the federal level and from academics to families.

2017 - 2018 CT LEND Students Presenting

5 Students from the 2017 - 2018 CT LEND class attended the EHDI Annual Meeting to present and learn, they are: Olivia Dewald, Julia Garrick, Casey Turovac, Shannon Wannagot, and Torri Ann Woodruff.

Casey Turovac and Olivia Dewald presented a poster entitled "National Child Care Provider's Awareness of Congenital Cytomegalovius (cCMV)".

Shannon Wannagot with Julia Garrick who presented a poster on "Preparation of LEND Audiology Trainees to Server Children with Autism and Other Neurodevelopmental Disabilities".

Congratulate Torri Ann Woodruff!

Torri won the award for Parent Perspectives and Support for her research poster "Social Support Service Preferences of Parents and Caregivers of Children Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing".