CI2018 DC Session Materials
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CI2018 DC Sessions Materials

Additional Session Materials will be posted as permission from the author is obtained.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Keynote: William G. Kronenberger, PhD
Executive Functioning and Language Development in Children with Cochlear Implants

10:10AM Emerging Issue #1: Quality of Life and Cochlear Implantation, Chairs: Ivette Cejas PhD, Theodore McRackan, MD

12:40PM Sessions
1. Evolving Candidacy
2. Parental Role In Child Outcomes
3. Hearing Preservation

2:30PM Sessions
1. Fitting
2. Speech and Language Development Factors
3. Service Delivery

3:40PM Poster Highlights
1. Language Development in Children
2. Expanding Indications/Medical Considerations
3. Programming and Other Outcome Factors

Friday, March 9, 2018

ACI Alliance Member Meeting

9:50AM Emerging Issue #2: CI Candidacy in 2018Chairs: Craig Buchman MD, Teresa Zwolan, PhD

1:30PM Difficult Cases 
1. Difficult Cases 1: Audiology
2. Difficult Cases 2: Surgical/Medical
3. Difficult Cases 3: Therapy and Education

1:30PM Emerging Issue #3: Parental Engagement in Pediatric CI Outcomes, Chairs: Karen Johnson PhD, Dana Suskind, MD; Sally Tannenbaum Katsaggelos MEd, LSLS Cert. AVT

3:30PM Sessions
1. Understanding Pediatric Outcomes
2. Adult Cognition/Outcomes
3. Outcomes: Medical Topics


Saturday, March 10, 2018

8:40AM  Emerging Issue #4: Cochlear Implant Practice Management, Chairs: David Haynes MD, Meredith Holcomb AuD, Holly Teagle AuD

10:25AM Sessions
1. Evaluating Outcomes
2. Special Medical Considerations
3. Tools and Resources for Therapeutic and Educational Settings

11:30AM Sessions
1. Team Approach to Maximize Outcomes
2. Quality of Life
3. Patient Care

The mission of the American Cochlear Implant (ACI) Alliance is to advance access to the gift of hearing provided by cochlear implantation through research, advocacy and awareness.