Earn 1 Hour of Continued Education

Improving Listening and Attention with Remote Microphone Technology

This course reviews what speech language pathologists should know about remote microphone systems. This course describes who benefits from them and why. Also how SLPs can be involved in the process of remote microphone systems. Earn 1 clock hour of continuing education credit (Introductory Level, Professional Area).
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This program has been approved for 1 clock hour of continuing education credit by the Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association (TSHA). TSHA approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures. TSHA continuing education (CE) hours can be used toward renewal of your Texas SLP license (and most other states too) and for professional development hour(s) for the maintenance of your ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC). Simply save your certificate of completion, these CE courses are not ASHA CEUs and will not be sent to the optional ASHA CEU registry. CLICK HERE to learn more about ASHA CUEs vs PDHs.

  Learner Objectives:

As a result of this presentation the participant will be able to:

1. Participants will be able to define what a remote microphone system is.
2. Participants will be able to list at least 3 populations that can benefit from using a remote microphone system.
3. Participants will be able to summarize the role of a speech language pathologist to support the use of remote microphone technology.


5 min: Introduction, bio, disclosures, learner objectives
15 min: remote microphone systems
10 min: who can benefit from this technology
15 min: The role of the SLP
10min: How to advocate for a RMT device for your client
10 min: Summary, closing


The contents of this episode are not meant to replace clinical advice. Pep Talk Podcast, its host, and guests do not represent or endorse specific products or procedures mentioned during episodes unless otherwise stated. TSHA approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.


Michelle Andrews M.S., CCC-SLP

Founder and Managing Director of Pep Talk LLC
Michelle has been a speech-language pathologist since 2014. She has worked in the schools, private clinics, and home health. She started creating speech therapy materials for SLPs years ago and founded Pep Talk LLC. She discovered her passion for education and developed this continuing education podcast for SLPs everywhere. She desires to help SLPs feel confident and to produce the best treatment by increasing knowledge and skills.

Dawn Aerts, AuD

Guest Speaker
Dr. Dawn Aerts is an audiologist and founder of Helpful Hearing. She is an expert in pediatric hearing technology and recognized the need to increase awareness and access to remote microphone technology outside the populations of individuals with hearing loss. Dawn received her Doctorate of Audiology in 2007 from Salus University and draws on almost 20 years of clinical and hearing aid industry experience as a pediatric audiologist. She cultivated a passion for educating parents and professionals on the benefits of remote microphone technology and her goal is to educate and support these families to help their children succeed.


Michelle Andrews’ financial disclosers: She has a Teachers pay Teachers, Boom Learning, and Teach with Medley store under Pep Talk LLC. She is also the founder and manager of the Pep Talk Podcast. 
Michelle Andrews’ non-financial disclosures: Speech Arcade is an in-kind sponsor for this podcast.
Dawn's financial disclosures: No financial disclosures.
Dawns's non-financial disclosures: No non-financial disclosures.

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