AudiologyDirector: Michelle Bode, Au.D., CCC-A
Location: Kent-McCanner Building
Director: Jennifer Mertes - AuD, CCC-A
Location: Steiner Building
Family Education Audiologist: Michelle Bode AuD, CCC-A
Telephone: 410-480-4570 (CC)
Telephone: 301-360-1460 (FC)
Location: Frederick and Columbia Campus
Speech & Language Services
Comprehensive Diagnostic assessments: Provided as required by IDEA 2004 or more frequent as requested by parents. These assessments include measurement of auditory status, audiograms for admissions/transfer/exit, and to report and communicate findings with all IEP team members.
Hearing Aid and Cochlear Implant Services: Recommend, program, fit/adjust, troubleshoot, secure repairs, verify performance, facilitation communication between MSD and outside Hearing & Speech-Language services. Cochlear implant programming services, which include adjustments, troubleshooting, repair follow-up, verification of performance and collaboration between the student's implant hospital center and family. Programming services are not offered during the first year post implantation and thereafter serve as a supplement to services provided by the CI center.
Home visit: Family education and support as well as private pre-school in-service workshops for children receiving support from our Family Education Program.
Assistive Technology: Recommend, monitor, adjust and secure repairs for classroom listening enhancement systems and assist families in evaluating and selecting additional assistive technology for personal purchase.
In-service Training: To MSD staff and community members regarding audiology, hearing aids, implantable technology and assistive technology.
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