|American Cochlear Implant Alliance CI 2013|
CI2013 Symposium Proceedings published in Cochlear Implants International
CI 2013 Symposium (October 24–26, 2013) Proceedings of the First Annual Symposium of the American Cochlear Implant Alliance are available for viewing by clicking HERE.
October 24-26, 2013
The conference was convened by the American Cochlear Implant Alliance and brought together cochlear implant clinicians, educators, and government officials to explore the latest research results, discuss the clinical population, and raise questions regarding clinical implications. Each of six 3-hour topical segments included expert speakers from across the treatment continuum: otologists, audiologists, and (re)habilitative clinicians and/or educators of children with hearing loss. The final hour of each segment consisted of a panel discussion of the speakers and additional participants who can address cost effectiveness and potential insurance implications. The panel discussions explored:
95 Decibels--a new dramatic file about one family's experience with hearing loss in their young child
A Cocktail Reception and private screening of the new dramatic film "95 Decibels", was followed by an interactive discussion with the director, crew, and actors on Thursday evening, October 24. Based on a true story, the film explores the obstacles families face then their child is diagnosed with severe to profound hearing loss. To view the trailer for the film: