Speech Language pathologists (SLPs), audiologists and teachers involved
in the assessment and habilitation of children with hearing loss (CHL) in the
Southeast Asian region converged at the Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand on December 7 and 8, 2017 to discuss the latest updates and outcome measures in the habilitation for CHL.
The following countries were represented: Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Brunei, Vietnam Sri Lanka and Philippines. There were five delegates from the Philippines including Asst. Prof Ma. Georgina D. Mojica
and Mr. Paul William Jacinto, members of the faculty of the Department of Speech Language Pathology of the UST College of Rehabilitation Sciences.
The workshop was conducted by a well-known certified international auditory verbal therapist Cheryl L. Dickson of the Victoria Deaf Education Institute, Australia.
She is highly regarded as an expert in training and mentoring professionals in the field of auditory verbal therapy. She has written numerous rehabilitation materials for CHL. The workshop was organized by
Apart from the valuable learning experience provided, the workshop
was likewise able to generate ideas for possible collaboration from the
delegates in the Southeast Asian region.