14 episodes

Communication is connecting. Join Dr. Carrie Spangler, a passionate audiologist with a personal hearing journey, as she interviews guests who are navigating their own professional or personal journey in the hearing loss world. If you want to be empowEARed or just want to hear some great hearing and listening advice, this podcast is for you!

EmpowEar Audiolog‪y‬ Carrie Spangler, Au.D.

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Communication is connecting. Join Dr. Carrie Spangler, a passionate audiologist with a personal hearing journey, as she interviews guests who are navigating their own professional or personal journey in the hearing loss world. If you want to be empowEARed or just want to hear some great hearing and listening advice, this podcast is for you!

    Deanna Magda Discusses Her Role as a Teacher of the Deaf & Hard of Hearing

    Deanna Magda Discusses Her Role as a Teacher of the Deaf & Hard of Hearing

    Listening Fun!!! Join me as I speak with Deanna Magda for a conversation about how to make listening fun when you serve students with hearing loss. Deanna is a creative teacher of the deaf/hard of hearing in NJ. She works with children from birth through high school. She has created specialized resources, that can be found:  

    https://www.listeningfun.com/
    https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Listening-Fun
    https://www.facebook.com/listeningfuntod

    • 36 min
    Wear the Mic! A Conversation with Erin Schafer, PhD

    Wear the Mic! A Conversation with Erin Schafer, PhD

    This week, I sit down with Dr. Erin Schafer who is a Professor & Director of Graduate Studies in Audiology at the University of Northern Texas. She has an extensive resume of teaching, research, publications, grants, and national & international presentations. Dr. Schafer shares her work on the impact of personal microphone technology for children & adults with hearing loss. Key take-away….wear the mic! To learn more about Dr. Schafer's work, visit: https://hps.unt.edu/erin-c-schafer-phd-ccc

    • 41 min
    Janet DesGeorges Discusses Leadership

    Janet DesGeorges Discusses Leadership

    Are you ready to LEAD? I had the opportunity to speak with Janet DesGeorges who is a writer, international speaker, and co-founder & Executive Director of Hands and Voices, an organization dedicated to supporting families who have children who are deaf or hard of hearing. In November 2020, she published “Not a Leader, Now a Leader”. You will gain the knowledge to take the next step of leadership in your life. Take a listen & take action! For more information visit: www.janetdesgeorges.com

    • 50 min
    Elizabeth Walker, PhD Discusses the Significance of Mild Hearing Loss In Children

    Elizabeth Walker, PhD Discusses the Significance of Mild Hearing Loss In Children

    This week I am thrilled to sit down with a great friend and colleague, Dr. Elizabeth Walker, an assistant professor at the University of Iowa, where she teaches & is the director of the Pediatric Audiology Lab. Dr. Walker shares why “mild” is MORE than mild as it relates to hearing loss. Dr. Walker has a wealth of knowledge and research through her work as an investigator on the Outcomes of Children with Hearing Loss (OCHL) study.

    For more information, visit: www.ochlstudy.org

    • 47 min
    An Interview with My Cochlear Implant Surgeon, Oliver Adunka, MD!

    An Interview with My Cochlear Implant Surgeon, Oliver Adunka, MD!

    This episode has special meaning as I approach my 1 year cochlear implant birthday; the honor to interview my own CI surgeon, Dr. Oliver Adunka. Oliver Adunka, MD, FACS, is the Director of Otology, Neurotology and Cranial Base Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Dr. Adunka is also part of the Department of Pediatric Otolaryngology at Nationwide Children’s in Columbus, Ohio.

    • 41 min
    Carrie's Cochlear Implant Birthday!

    Carrie's Cochlear Implant Birthday!

    Happy 1 year CI Birthday to ME!! Join me as I reflect on the past year & celebrate the joys & challenges of my cochlear implant journey. In this episode I share the “what ifs”, the little voice in my head, the phone call, the consultation, the surgery, & activation. What an amazing year it has been & I am excited to celebrate my CI birthday.

    For more about my CI journey, visit my blog at www.hearingspanglish.blog

    Engage with me on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/empowearaudiology

    • 31 min

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