Monthly Meeting: Hearing Loss and Your Child

  • 17 Feb 2011
  • 6:30 PM
  • 1300 Bay Area Blvd # A, Houston, TX 77058 (United Way-Bay Area Service Center)

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Our speaker, Kristi Ferguson, M.Ed, CED is currently employed by Center for Hearing and Speech.  Kristi Ferguson has been working with children who are hearing impaired since 2001 in both public and private settings. Her background includes teaching in both oral and total communication classrooms ranging in grades from preschool to high school. 

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Deaf Education from The University of Southern Mississippi, as well as a Master of Science in Early Childhood Education for students with disabilities from University of Houston-Clear Lake. She was a teacher in the Melinda Web School for seven years and has now assumed the role of Educational Liaison for the SoundWaves program.

Topics to be covered:

  •  Down Syndrome and Hearing Loss: Facts and Figures
  • Impacts of Hearing loss on Language Development
  • Amplification: hearing aids and cochlear implants
  • Communication options: sign language, spoken language, picture communication: Which options fit your child’s individual needs?

Please contact Beth Haas at meetings@clearlakeds.org for any questions.
GHFEDS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit support organization serving the Greater Clear Lake area, including South Houston, Pearland, Pasadena, League City, Galveston, and other surrounding areas.

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