The Ida Institute’s first seminar series, the Process of Defining Hearing, consisted of three seminars that took place in September 2008, January 2009, and February 2009 in Skodsborg, Denmark.
The seminar explored the many different ways that people with hearing loss and health care professionals define hearing and hearing loss.
Kristina English, Professor of Audiology at University of Akron, on the greater understanding of the client's perspective and feelings associated with hearing loss.
Harvey Abrams, Former Director of Research at Walter Reed Army Medical Center at the VA Healthcare System Medical Center in Bay Pines, explores ways to help people with hearing loss take charge of their condition.
Framing the clinical encounter
Tine Tjørnhøj Thomsen, Professor at the Department of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen, talks about the supra/sub-context surrounding the clinical visit.
Christine DePlacido, lecturer and program leader for Audiology Department at Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh, explains how reflection can add value for both the professional and the client.
Kristina English on the theory and benefits of relationship-centered care.