The Association Between Hearing Loss, Aging, Cognition, and Neurodegenerative Disorders

Thursday, February 7, 2019
12:00 - 1:00 MST

Presented by Zarin Mehta, PhD, CCC-A, FAAA

Abstract: Hearing loss and cognitive decline often accompany the aging process. This presentation will explore the relationship between hearing loss, cognitive decline, and neurodegenerative disorders. Management strategies for hearing loss with cognitively compromised older adults will be presented. The effects of concussion and mild traumatic brain injury on auditory perception for all ages will be briefly discussed.

Learner Outcomes:
After completing this course, participants will: 1. Describe the association between cognition and hearing loss 2. Identify the effect of traumatic brain injury and concussion on auditory perception 3. Define management strategies for adults with hearing loss and dementia

Webinar Registration Rates:

  • Free for members
  • $25 for non-members

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This program is offered for .1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, professional area)

Disclosures:
Financial Disclosure: Zarin Mehta is receiving an honorarium from ArSHA for this presentation. She will be referencing her place of employment where she is salaried. Non-financial Disclosure: Zarin Mehta has no non-financial relations to disclose.