COCHLEAR IMPLANTATION KNOWLEDGE
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Bianca Wirthner, MSc is music therapist and music teacher, born and raised in Austria. After high school she studied music at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz. After some years working abroad in several educational institutions she has been teaching music at a private catholic secondary school since 2009. Furthermore, she trains …Read More
Dr. Astrid Magele started her training as ENT specialist in June 2007 at the Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Before that she finished her training as General Doctor in May 2007. She completed her residency in September 2011 at the University hospital in Innsbruck. Now, since March 2013, she has been working as a …Read More
Ulrike Rulicke is a mainstream school and special teacher who has focused on children with hearing loss throughout her career spanning more than three decades. She received her first qualifications from the Pedagogical Academy in Graz, where she received her degree as secondary school teacher in German, Physical Education and Religion. She further expanded her …Read More
Isabel obtained her Certification of Clinical Competence in SLP (CCC) from the University of Aveiro. She then passed the International Certification “Professional Training in Auditory Verbal Therapy” by WE Listen International, Inc., coordinated by Professor Warren Eastbrooks. Mrs. Monteiro has a Lectureship (as Adjunct Professor) at the Health School of the University of Aveiro. She …Read More
Pedro Bras da Silva from Porto in Portugal is a Speech and Language Pathologist since 2000, and obtained his Master’s Degree in Speech and Language Therapy from the School of Allied Health Technologies ,Polytechnic Institute of Oporto. Between 2000 and 2003 he worked in several private clinics with deaf and hard of hearing (D/HH) children. …Read More
Eulalia Juan Pastor was born in Palma de Mallorca in Spain. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Education (therapeutic pedagogy) in 1991 from the University of the Balearic Islands. In the same year, an SLP-CCC degree (Master’s in Language and Hearing Impairment) followed. Eulalia went on to specialize in hearing problems in children …Read More
1996 – 2001 education as deaf teacher, Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich 2001 – 2004 participation in research project investigating the situation of CI-implanted children of deaf parents at the LMU 2001 – 2004 work as speech therapist for children with hearing and speech impairment, Bavarian professional union of people with hearing and speech impairment 2004 …Read More
Sandro Burdo was born in Venice in 1951 and lives in Varese. Married to Nadia, he is father to three daughters (Claudia, Chiara, Bianca). He graduated in Surgery and Medicine from the University of Milan, Italy, where he gained the specialization in Medical Audiology in 1981. During the ﬁrst years of his career, he was …Read More
Claudia Bielefeld was educated at the University of Cologne in hearing-impaired and special pedagogy. She graduated in 2007 with a Bachelor’s paper on ‘Phonological Awareness in Hearing-Impaired Children in Special Schools’. Between the commencement of her study in 2003 and 2015, when she completed the intensive course on sign language at the Stegen Education and …Read More
Cornelia Tsirigotis is a speech and language pathologist, systemic family therapist, pediatric and adolescent psychotherapist and professional supervisor. From 1985 to 2010 she amassed her work experience at a competence center with a therapeutic emphasis on hearing and communication in Aachen. Particular focus was placed onto early intervention (since 1992) and the coordination of pediatric …Read More
ABOUT THE PORA PLATFORM
In 2009 - ten years ago - we started to offer live online seminars for parents and specialists in charge of cochlea implantation.
In the opening audio presentation Monika Lehnhardt explained the basic idea: the rapid development of technologies resultetd in a significant gap between technological options and knowledge about.
We have achieved much but technologies even speeded up: telerehabilitation backed by dissemination of Internet access, artificial intelligence, big data machine learning, etc.
The idea of the PORA Platform is still valid or even more relevant today. So we decided to raise the level of services and expand to further areas in the tenth anniversary of the platform.
However one of our key aspects is still - or even the more - relevant:
HIGH TECH - HIGH TOUCH
Please mind: this version is in status of prelaunch, further features are in development. Please look up the devlopment roadmap and send us your comments and demands for it.
Mai 2019, Monika Lehnhardt