From November 9-11, faculty, students and alumni from the University’s Osborne College of Audiology (OCA) and Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) department gathered in Los Angeles for one of the biggest professional conferences, the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention.
Both the University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry and Osborne College of Audiology students and faculty members provided much-needed health services during the Special Olympics Pennsylvania Fall Festival, held at Villanova University this past weekend.
With approximately 15 percent of school-aged children experiencing some degree of hearing loss, hearing screenings represent a crucial early step in ensuring communication access, which is key to academic and social success, according to Dr. Lindsay Bondurant, director of the University’s Osborne College of Audiology’s (OCA) on-campus clinic, the Pennsylvania Ear Institute (PEI).
As we continue to celebrate Audiology Awareness Month, we thought it was the perfect time to sit down with some of the University’s Osborne College of Audiology students and faculty members to learn more about why they chose their profession.
From September 25-27, faculty, students and alumni from the University’s Osborne College of Audiology (OCA) attended the Academy of Doctors of Audiology’s (ADA) AuDACITY conference at the Mohegan Sun Resort in Uncasville, Connecticut.