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Fitting Techniques for the Pediatric Cochlear Implant Patient

Aimee Gross

May 12, 2003

A cochlear implant is a prosthetic device designed to provide hearing to patients with severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss. A portion of the device, referred to as the "implant package," is...   Read More


Hearing Aid Fittings and Real Ear Measurements in Infants and Small Children

Michelle R. Petrak, PhD, CCC-A

May 5, 2003

Audiological Assessment Products ICS Medical - A GN Otometrics Company Audiologists are aware that when testing children, traditional adult techniques do not necessarily provide accurate results. Audi...   Read More

 


A Sound Foundation Through Early Amplification 2001 - Proceedings of the Second International Conference - Section V - Special Populations

Richard Seewald, PhD, Judith Gravel

May 1, 2003

Sponsored by Phonak, edited by Richard Seewald, Ph.D. and Judith Gravel, Ph.D. Click here to view the full screen version, or you may click on the article image below. Note: You must have the latest v...   Read More

       


A Sound Foundation Through Early Amplification 2001 - Proceedings of the Second International Conference - Section V - Chapter 17 - Optimization of Amplification for Deaf-Blind Children

Anne Marie Tharpe, PhD, Daniel H. Ashmead, Todd Ricketts, PhD, CCC-A, Ann Rothpletz, Robert Wall

May 1, 2003

Sponsored by Phonak, edited by Richard Seewald, Ph.D. and Judith Gravel, Ph.D. Click here to view the full screen version, or you may click on the article image below. Note: You must have the latest v...   Read More

 


A Sound Foundation Through Early Amplification 2001 - Proceedings of the Second International Conference - Section V - Chapter 16 - Should Children Who Wear a Cochlear Implant in One Ear Use a Hearing Aid in the Opposite Ear?

Teresa Y.C. Ching, Colleen Psarros, Mandy Hill, Jane Smither

May 1, 2003

Sponsored by Phonak, edited by Richard Seewald, Ph.D. and Judith Gravel, Ph.D. Click here to view the full screen version, or you may click on the article image below. Note: You must have the latest v...   Read More

    


A Sound Foundation Through Early Amplification 2001 - Proceedings of the Second International Conference - Section V - Chapter 15 - Changing Considerations for Cochlear Implant Candidacy: Age, Hearing Level and Auditory Neuropathy

Yvonne S. Sininger, PhD

May 1, 2003

Sponsored by Phonak, edited by Richard Seewald, Ph.D. and Judith Gravel, Ph.D. Click here to view the full screen version, or you may click on the article image below. Note: You must have the latest v...   Read More

   


A Sound Foundation Through Early Amplification 2001 - Proceedings of the Second International Conference - Section V - Chapter 14 - Children with Mild and Unilateral Hearing Impairment

Adrian Davis, Kirsti Reeve, Sally Hind, John Bamford, PhD

May 1, 2003

Sponsored by Phonak, edited by Richard Seewald, Ph.D. and Judith Gravel, Ph.D. Click here to view the full screen version, or you may click on the article image below. Note: You must have the latest v...   Read More

    


Internet Hearing Aids: Here We Go Again...

Max Stanley Chartrand, PhD, BC-HIS, Robert Glaser, PhD, Douglas Beck, AuD

April 23, 2003

For more than two decades, the authors have been involved in assessing and reporting on issues related to "mail order" hearing aid sales.   Read More


John Tracy Clinic: 60 Years Later

John Tracy Clinic

April 21, 2003

John Tracy Clinic (JTC) has facilities in Los Angeles and Long Beach, California. The Clinic is a pioneering organization in parent-centered, speech and language education for babies and preschool chi...   Read More

  


National Outcomes Measurement System (NOMS): 2003

Robert Mullen

April 14, 2003

National Center for Treatment Effectiveness in Communication Disorders Rockville, Maryland Since 1998, speech-language pathologists (SLPs) have had a tool to help them document the real-life impact of...   Read More

  


Group Support Programs for New Hearing Aid Users: 2003

Patricia B. Kricos, PhD, FAAA

April 7, 2003

As we enter the 21st century, it is encouraging to see expanded interest among audiologists and hearing healthcare professionals regarding the provision of organized programs of support for new hearin...   Read More


SuperPower for Kids

Randi Pogash, MA, CCC-A, Mark Flynn, PhD

March 31, 2003

Abstract This study examines the performance of 15 school-aged children with profound hearing loss following an upgrade to an advanced multiple channel non-linear hearing instrument. Significant impro...   Read More

 


Assistive Technologies; Awareness and Opportunity

Robin Springer

March 24, 2003

In Russia, children with disabilities can be denied an education. In America, we have IDEA. In Brazil, it is acceptable to deny employment to a person with a disability, specifically because he or she...   Read More


The Distortion of Auditory Perception by Sensorineural Hearing Impairment

Brent Edwards, PhD

March 10, 2003

Sensorineural hearing impairment alters sound perception in a complex nonlinear manner. The relative amplitudes of harmonics and temporal modulations are among the many characteristics of sound that a...   Read More

 


User Volume Controls: Fit(tings) to be tied!

Max Stanley Chartrand, PhD, BC-HIS

March 3, 2003

As hearing health care professionals, we sometimes have the opportunity to view the world from two additional non-self perspectives: that of the manufacturer, and that of the patient. Manufacturers tr...   Read More


A Sound Foundation Through Early Amplification 2001 - Proceedings of the Second International Conference - Section IV - Current Issues in High-Frequency Amplification for Infants and Children

Richard Seewald, PhD, Judith Gravel

March 1, 2003

Sponsored by Phonak, edited by Richard Seewald, Ph.D. and Judith Gravel, Ph.D. Click here to view the full screen version, or you may click on the article image below. Note: You must have the latest v...   Read More

 


A Sound Foundation Through Early Amplification 2001 - Proceedings of the Second International Conference - Section IV - Chapter 13 - The Importance of High-Frequency Amplification for Young Children

Patricia Stelmachowicz, PhD

March 1, 2003

Sponsored by Phonak, edited by Richard Seewald, Ph.D. and Judith Gravel, Ph.D. Click here to view the full screen version, or you may click on the article image below. Note: You must have the latest v...   Read More

 


A Sound Foundation Through Early Amplification 2001 - Proceedings of the Second International Conference - Section IV - Chapter 12 - Dead Regions in the Cochlea: Implications for the Choice of High-Frequency Amplification

Brian C.J. Moore

March 1, 2003

Sponsored by Phonak, edited by Richard Seewald, Ph.D. and Judith Gravel, Ph.D. Click here to view the full screen version, or you may click on the article image below. Note: You must have the latest v...   Read More

 


A Sound Foundation Through Early Amplification 2001 - Proceedings of the Second International Conference - Section IV - Chapter 11 - Do Children Require More High-Frequency Audibility than Adults with Similar Hearing Losses?

Teresa Y.C. Ching, Harvey Dillon, PhD, Richard Katsch

March 1, 2003

Sponsored by Phonak, edited by Richard Seewald, Ph.D. and Judith Gravel, Ph.D. Click here to view the full screen version, or you may click on the article image below. Note: You must have the latest v...   Read More

 


Survey of Audiologists from an Online Questionnaire

Richard Carmen, AuD

February 24, 2003

INTRODUCTION: Various surveys of audiologists have recently been conducted in the industry as reported by Prendergast and Kelley (2002), Strom (2001), and Plumb (1998), where they looked at the demogr...   Read More


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