SSC webinar: Congenital Cytomegalovirus (cCMV) and Deaf Children

Webinar
Scottish Sensory Centre (SSC)
2nd February 2022
2:00pm - 4:00pm
This webinar will be of interest to Teachers of the Deaf (ToD), Speech and Language Therapists, Audiologists, and Support staff.

Congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) is the commonest congenital infection and is the leading non-genetic cause of sensorineural hearing loss, yet awareness amongst the public and health professionals is low. This webinar combines talks from the medical, parent and ToD perspective. It will cover the basic facts about CMV and CMV-related hearing loss, the diagnosis and management of congenital CMV, parent and ToD experiences, and the support/information available from CMV Action.

Presenters*: 
Dr Simone Walter, Consultant Audiovestibular Physician, St Helier Hospital, Surrey
Dr Tamsin Holland Brown, Community Paediatrician, Cambridge
Sarah Dewar, Chair of CMV Action
Natalie Battle, Parent of cCMV child & Qualified Teacher of the Deaf

Online Platform: Teams
Closing date for applications: 27th January 2022
Access Support will be provided
Visit the SSC website for more information