Hear and Say’s 2021 Microtia and Atresia Conference showcased industry experts presenting a range of topics related to microtia and atresia.

The 2021 conference recording contains 12 hours of presentations (see details below). This conference has been endorsed by Audiology Australia for 12 category 1.2 CPD points.

Microtia And Atresia Conference
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Presentation topics

  • Auditory Development presented by Dr Joseph Roberson  
  • Congenital Aural Atresia by Dr Joseph Roberson  
  • Modern Ear Reconstruction by Dr John Reinisch  
  • Innovations Using 3D Technology for Microtia by Dr Sheryl Lewin  
  • Custom 3D Ear Reconstruction in Australia: State of the Art and Future Frontiers by Dr Joe Dusseldorp  
  • Microtia Reconstruction in Queensland by Dr Stuart Bade 
  • Combined Atresia Microtia Surgery by Dr Joseph Roberson and Dr Youssef Tahiri  
  • The Role of the ENT Surgeon in Microtia and Atresia by Dr Chris Que Hee 

Presentation topics continued

  • 3D Scanning and Virtual Surgical Planning in Custom 3D Ear Reconstruction by Dr Joe Dusseldorp  
  • Prosthetic Ears by Sophie Flemming 
  • Hearing Australia Specialist Services for Children with Microtia and Atresia by Benjamin Panos
  • Top Tips for Parents of Children with Microtia and Atresia by Simone Cheadle 
  • Starpore Ear Patient Specific Implants by Anatomics by Sam Miatke  
  • Cochlear BAHA Start and Acoustics for Microtia and Atresia by Michelle Nicholls 
  • Making the most of Ponto for Children by Stephanie Carrick  
  • Q&A session
  • Children and Parents’ Journey
  • Parent and Patient panel
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  • Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
  • The long-term impact CMV can have on hearing, balance, and executive functioning
  • Support services for CMV in both Australia, New Zealand and Sweden
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General: $85.00

Concession: $60.00

NDIS: $123.00

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Presented by audiologist Holly FB Teagle, who shares insight into research around Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder (ANSD) and its link with hearing loss in children.

Through Holly’s presentation, health professionals will learn about the diagnostic criteria for ANSD, the underlying causes linked to ANSD and clinical management of children with ANSD using amplification and cochlear implants.

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General: $85.00

Concession: $60.00

NDIS: $123.00

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Presented by audiologist, speech pathologist and counsellor, Dunay Schmulian this online video provides insights into counselling families through their hearing journey and the decision-making process.

Key topics include the known and the unknown in an appointment, framing a conversation, as well as counselling strategies to add to your toolkit.

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General: $85.00

Concession: $60.00

NDIS: $123.00

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Learn more about the role of music in society, musical development in childhood, and how this links to hearing loss and early intervention.

Dr Jeremy Marozeau and Eloise Doherty, experts in hearing loss and music, will also
discuss:

  • How musical instrument lessons contribute to the auditory processing skills of children with hearing loss
  • The ability of children with cochlear implants to identify pitch, duration, intensity, and mood in music
  • Music appreciation for those who speak tonal languages

CPD points

Endorsed by Audiology Australia for two category 1.2 CPD points, endorsed in November 2021 for 12 months. 

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General: $85.00

Concession: $60.00

NDIS: $123.00

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Hear from international expert and paediatric audiologist Dr Jane Madell, in a series of two webinars to build foundational knowledge about speech acoustics and increase your confidence relating audiograms, functional audition and articulation.

CPD points

4 AGBell CE Hours Awarded, CE Code: CE-HSC-20-008

By registering, you are registering for both webinars in the two-part series.

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General: $85.00

Concession: $60.00

NDIS: $123.00

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Video featuring Myriam Westcott, audiologist and tinnitus specialist, talks about tinnitus, it’s impact and effective management strategies. This presentation discusses:

  • Tinnitus models, risk factors, history, evaluation
  • Tinnitus in children
  • Co-morbid conditions such as sleep disruption, trauma, anxiety, depression, hyperacusis, tonic tensor tympani syndrome (TTTS), misophonia
  • Patient triage
  • Effective management strategies including the role of sound enrichment/hearing aids
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About Myriam Westcott

Myriam specialises in tinnitus, hyperacusis, acoustic shock, tonic tensor tympani (TTTS) and misophonia understanding, evaluation and therapy.  She is committed to the development of innovative approaches to therapy, carries out clinically based hyperacusis and acoustic shock research with a number of peer-reviewed publications, provides medico-legal opinions and regularly gives presentations/lectures on tinnitus, hyperacusis, acoustic shock and misophonia.  She is closely involved with the Tinnitus Association of Victoria and Tinnitus Australia.

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General: $85.00

Concession: $60.00

NDIS: $123.00

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Hear from Dr Wayne Wilson, Associate Professor and Head of Audiology School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland. This webinar discusses the anatomy and physiology of hearing in the context of syndromic hearing loss.

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About Myriam Westcott

Myriam specialises in tinnitus, hyperacusis, acoustic shock, tonic tensor tympani (TTTS) and misophonia understanding, evaluation and therapy.  She is committed to the development of innovative approaches to therapy, carries out clinically based hyperacusis and acoustic shock research with a number of peer-reviewed publications, provides medico-legal opinions and regularly gives presentations/lectures on tinnitus, hyperacusis, acoustic shock and misophonia.  She is closely involved with the Tinnitus Association of Victoria and Tinnitus Australia.

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General: $85.00

Concession: $60.00

NDIS: $123.00

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Sue Archbold PhD, Honorable LLD, and Tim Byatt, PhD candidate at the University of Newcastle, teamed up to discuss the challenges and importance of social communication for adolescents with hearing loss.

This webinar explores the importance of teenagers communicating with family, friends and colleagues in social settings. 

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General: $85.00

Concession: $60.00

NDIS: $123.00

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In this recorded webinar you will hear from two highly skilled industry experts about:

  • How to get the most from your NDIS Plan: Dr Megan Barr
  • Speech perception and language outcomes for infants receiving cochlear implants: Dr Shani Dettman

This presentation has been awarded two CEU points by the AG Bell Academy.

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