Audiology Students Participate in Wellness Fair at the Horton Street Seniors Centre. As part of their course work in CSD 9531 – Aural (Re)Habilitation: Theory to Practice course, students in the final year of the audiology program have the opportunity to participate in a variety of practical experiences in-house and in the community. This course is a Community Engaged Learning Course at Western. Course instructors are Mary Beth Jennings, PhD, Associate Professor, National Centre for Audiology PI and Audiologist; Brenda Buckrell, MClSc, Audiologist, and; Christine Meston, PhD (candidate), Audiologist.
One such opportunity was a Wellness Fair at the Horton Street Seniors Centre, located at the Boys and Girls Club of London. The event was held on March 4, 2016 from 9 am to 1 pm. Sebastien Pilon, Kylie Campbell, Kathryn Toner and Michelle Kimel, MClSc Audiology students (pictured here) designed the information booth, interacted with those in attendance and provided a 45-minute formal presentation on hearing health care. Approximately 200 adults from the London community were registered and attended the event.