What is the role of the educational consultant?

Insights:

The above information may be important to a school district who will soon be having a child with a cochlear implant entering the school. This information lets the school personnel know that there will be a person on their side. It lets the school personnel know that there will be someone there to answer their questions about educating the child and about the implant in general. This information may also be important to an implant center who is looking into hiring an educational consultant. It will give the center a baseline of information to use for job qualifications and a job description.

References:

Allum, D. J. (1996). Cochlear Implant Rehabilitation in Children and Adults. San Diego: Singular Publishing Group, Inc.

Nevins, M. E., & Chute, P. M. (1996). Children with Cochlear Implants in Educational Settings. San Diego: Singular Publishing Group, Inc.

Nevins, M. E., Kretschmer, R. E., Chute, P. M., Hellman, S. A., and Parisier S. C. (1991). The Role of an Educational Consultant in a Pediatric Cochlear Implant Program. The Volta Review, 93, 197-204.