Skip to content
A.T. Still University
Prospective Students
Current Students
Alumni
Schools
Faculty
Partners
Public
Diversity
Connect




iConnect News
ATSU Headlines
Arizona Campus Missouri Campus ASDOH ASHS KCOM SOMA Awards Community Health Centers Graduations Grants

Students
Student Headlines AZ Student Affairs MO Student Affairs ATSU Portal Login

Alumni
Alumni Headlines Classnotes In Memoriam Continuing Education

Faculty & Staff
Faculty/Staff Headlines Research & Publications ATSU Portal Login

Newsletters
iConnect Newsletter Grants & You Newsletter Athletic Training Alumni Newsletter Still Partner Newsletter Still- Well Being Newsletter Healthy Investments ATSU Research
A.T. Still Library Newsletter
Still Magazine
Current Issue
Past Issues
Headlines
Classnotes
Donor Recognition
Features
Hot Sheet
In Memoriam
Letters
Profiles
The Last Word
Web Exclusives
President’s Desk
Research News
Spark Scholarly Activity Magazine
Fall 2019
Summer 2019
Winter 2019
Supplement 2018
Fall 2018
Summer 2018
Spring 2018
Winter 2018
Supplement 2017
Fall 2017
Summer 2017
Spring 2017
Winter 2017
Museum of Osteopathic Medicine

iConnect News


ATSU’s Student Academy of Audiology hosts H.E.A.R. Day

February 4, 2016
Posted In: Alumni Headlines, ASHS, Events

Nearly 40 children came together on the Arizona campus to celebrate Hearing, Education And Recreation (H.E.A.R.) Day hosted by the Student Academy of Audiology at A.T. Still University on Jan. 30. The annual event, which unites children who are deaf and hard of hearing, featured a variety of fun activities including face painting, a bounce house, games, exercise and health education, and a chance to interact with students from different programs.

Children also had the opportunity to interact with a young adult panel, who answered questions from their young audience about shared life experiences and who also offered prospective advice like how to have the best classroom experience.

In addition, H.E.A.R. Day gave parents a chance to attend an informational panel discussion hosted by Phoenix Day School for the Deaf. “There were smiles, tears, laughter, and a great deal of information being shared,” said event co-chair Farris Chappell, AuD, ’17. “But ultimately, parents left the session feeling empowered and having formed bonds with other parents.” Students from other ATSU programs including athletic training, physician assistant studies, physical therapy, occupational therapy and osteopathic medicine also participated to offer a variety of resources and support to children.

“Bringing these children together from around the Valley shows them that they are not the only ones who wear a hearing device or use their hands to communicate,” said Chappel. “But that they are a part of greater community.”

 2016-01-30_H.E.A.R. Day_43 2016-01-30_H.E.A.R. Day_66 2016-01-30_H.E.A.R. Day_73 2016-01-30_H.E.A.R. Day_80 2016-01-30_H.E.A.R. Day_141                

0 responses to “ATSU’s Student Academy of Audiology hosts H.E.A.R. Day”

  1. Lisa Stein says:

    Loved this event. Our first time. Would you please email me those 2 pictures of Ethan with the face painting and Slayden alone in the bouncy. I’d appreciate it.

    Thanks,

    Their Mommy!

« »