The webinar introduces the Ida Institute’s My World tool which is based on play therapy principles and designed to engage the child in a structured conversation about how they manage situations in everyday life. The tool is available for download free of charge on the Ida Institute website. Printed versions are available for purchase.
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Listening to music enhances a person’s quality of life, provides a medium for human interaction and models social structures and social competence (Cross, 2006). With these thoughts in mind, the launch of the new Phonak Venture platform aims to address the many needs of today’s countless challenging listening environments, but also pays close attention to the wishes of new and experienced hearing aid users to enjoy the unique characteristics of music. This article describes a study that employed an adaption of the ideal profile method (IPM), developed by Worch and colleagues (2013, 2014) to evaluate the effectiveness of the Phonak Venture music program.
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This course will review how over exposure to noise can lead to hearing loss. The industrial standards for occupational noise exposure limits will be discussed as well and selecting appropriate hearing protection devices.
This course will introduce the newest various wireless solutions available from Phonak including the Phonak Remote Control App, EasyCall and ComPilot Air II. In addition, we will provide a review of Roger Solutions for the adult including the Roger Pen and Roger Clip-On Mic.
There is a disconnection between industrial noise exposure regulations and the live entertainment industry. The audiology community can assist the live entertainment industry in managing issues with noise exposure to reduce the risk to its employees, satisfy regulatory requirements, and promote a culture of hearing loss prevention. This course is part of a series of webinars in the 2014 Noise Induced Hearing Loss Seminar Series on AudiologyOnline. Register for the other courses in the series at http://www.audiologyonline.com/general/noise-induced-hearing-loss
Widex prides itself on the automatic capabilities of the Master program to adapt to the environment of the patient; however, at times, patients might want or need an additional setting. This course will review when to select additional programs and why.
Real ear verification is integral to achieving accurate hearing instrument fittings and improving patient satisfaction. Sonic now incorporates real ear verification, Real Ear Fit, into the EXPRESSfit fitting system. Learn how easy first fits can be using Sonic.
This presentation will introduce tools that might be useful to counsel patients on realistic expectations from amplification as well as additional tools that may make it easier to explain differences in levels technology. The participant will be able to select counseling tools for explaining realistic expectations from amplification, select counseling tools for explaining differences in hearing aid technology and utilize the Speech Intelligibility Index (SII) to counsel his/her patient on the impact of hearing loss in speech understanding.
Today's technology is increasingly complex. Understanding the impact of hearing loss on emotions and overall health is important so that the goal of offering patients choices that simplify their hearing life, make hearing easier and more enjoyable may be met. This course reviewed innovative technologies that set new standards of performance and personalization while providing convenient control and connectivity.
This course will provide a review of the Phonak Audéo V and the Phonak Venture platform including the different Phonak Audéo V models available. Various features will be reviewed including AutoSense OS, Speech in Loud Noise, Speech in Wind and Speech in 360°.
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CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.1 Intermediate; ACAud/1.0; AG Bell - LSLS/1.0 Domain 4; ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; BAA/1.0; CAA/1.0; IL EITP/1.0; Kansas DHE, LTS-S0035/1.0; NZAS/1.0; SAC/1.0
Using evidenced based strategies with children who have a dual diagnosis of hearing loss and ASD can increase the likelihood of student success. Conducting a Functional Behavior Assessment is an important core strategy when implementing a functional communication system.
This course will review the importance of having flexible solutions accessible for sound therapy. It will discuss how different factors can influence the sounds we prefer to use, and how the ReSound Relief app can help you achieve ultimate flexibility and personalization for your patients with tinnitus.
The three primary options for Microtia reconstruction (Medpor, Rib cartilage graft and prosthetic ear) will be reviewed including the advantages and disadvantages of each. Options for bone anchored hearing devices (both percutaneous and transcutaneous) and how they can be integrated with surgical ear reconstruction will be discussed. A recent technique for combining the Medpor ear reconstruction with a bone anchored device in a single outpatient surgery will be presented.
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Working with infants can be challenging especially when the validation and verification protocols are not the standard ones used with traditional amplification. This course will discuss in detail Softband fittings using the Baha system. Candidacy and criteria for Softbands will be outlined. Verification and validation protocols for fitting infants and children with Softbands will also be explained. This course will give clinically based strategies with data to reinforce the fittings for these infants and children.
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Course Description: course will provide in-depth knowledge and demonstrate practical use of Ponto Plus wireless capabilities to include Oticon Medical Streamer and ConnectLine. Discussion will also present how to optimize listening benefit depending upon specific user needs.
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