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A Collaborative Approach to High Quality, Affordable Hearing HealthCare

Anthony Lombardo, Laura Voll, MA

April 19, 2004

ESCO Financial and Phonak Hearing Systems recently announced a collaborative project to make high quality hearing instruments and related services accessible and affordable for everyone. The new finan...   Read More


Temporal Processing Deficits in Children with Dyslexia

Deborah Moncrieff, PhD

April 12, 2004

Communication Sciences Department University of Connecticut The primary goal of pediatric habilitation among audiologists and speech language pathologists is the development of age-appropriate languag...   Read More


Maximizing Our Ability to Hear on the Telephone

Dana Mulvany

April 5, 2004

At Self Help for Hard of Hearing People (SHHH), we receive many inquiries asking how hard of hearing people can hear better over the telephone. We've also heard from a number of our members about spec...   Read More


Children with Cochlear Implants: Where Does Sign Language Fit In?

Debra Nussbaum, Susanne Scott

March 29, 2004

Cochlear Implant Education Center Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center, Gallaudet University Washington, D.C. Cochlear implant technology provides deaf children with "access" to sound. Observa...   Read More

  


Understanding the Noise Problem

Steven James Aiken, MSc, FAAA

March 22, 2004

Bernafon Canada Kitchener, Ontario Audiologists are keenly aware of the problems people with hearing loss experience in background noise. These problems are generally disproportionate to any difficult...   Read More


Adverse Drug Reactions: Issues and Answers for the Audiologist

Robert M. DiSogra

March 15, 2004

Audiology Associates of Freehold (NJ) and The School of Audiology Pennsylvania College of Optometry Elkins Park, PA As audiologists, we're taught to recognize ototoxic medications that potentially cau...   Read More


Outcomes and Evidence Based Issues

Harvey Abrams, PhD

March 8, 2004

Much has been written and presented in recent years concerning the topic of "outcomes." Currently, many audiologists understand the value of measuring the effects of what they do using one or more of...   Read More

 


High-Power Hearing Aids and Children

Ronda Condie, Jürgen Tchorz

March 3, 2004

Hearing impaired children need hearing aids that provide the most appropriate amplification to develop optimal communication skills. This is particularly true for children with sensorineural severe to...   Read More

 


In One Ear and Out the Other - What Patients Remember

Robert H. Margolis, PhD

February 23, 2004

In Meredith Willson's The Music Man, Mayor Shinn announces to the July 4th crowd in the River City High School Madison Auditorium, ''Members of the school board will now present a patriotic tableau.''...   Read More


Hearing Aid Financing: Money Matters

Todd Matejka, Tony Lombardo

February 16, 2004

ESCO Financial Plymouth, MN Overview: As "baby boomers" enter the hearing healthcare arena, competent professional management must go beyond the expected clinical excellence. It should include options...   Read More


Elements of Effective Hearing-Aid Performance

Edgar Villchur

February 9, 2004

Elements of Effective Hearing-Aid Performance High-performance hearing aids require flat insertion gain (before processing) and low distortion, so that when signal processing is introduced the pre-pro...   Read More


Listening With a ''Third Ear'' - FM Systems

Mark Ross, PhD

February 2, 2004

Editor's Note....Although Dr. Ross originally wrote this article for the hearing impaired consumers, patients and their families (see www.healthyhearing.com), I think it has terrific value for audiolo...   Read More


Cochlear Implants: Optimizing Patient Benefit through Team Management and Family-Based Aural Rehabilitation

Linda Daniel, MA, AuD, MS

January 26, 2004

The professional staff of Dallas Otolaryngology Associates and HEAR In Dallas joined forces to form the Dallas Otolaryngology Associates Cochlear Implant (DOA-CI) Team. Together they provide assessmen...   Read More

   


Multiple Processing Strategies to Accommodate Various Listening Preferences

Donald Hayes, PhD

January 19, 2004

Today's multi-memory hearing aids provide different processing strategies for different listening environments. A recent MarkeTrak survey demonstrated the need for more than one signal processing stra...   Read More


Tinnitus and Its Treatment

Aage R. Moller, PhD

January 12, 2004

University of Texas at Dallas School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences Callier Center for Communication Disorders Tinnitus is a diverse group of disorders, which can be divided into two main groups; 1-...   Read More


Having HIPAA Headaches? Let Software Provide Relief

William Lesiecki, MA

January 5, 2004

Hearing Care Professionals and hearing instrument manufacturers survived April 14, 2003, the date that the HIPAA Privacy regulations went into effect. They did so despite dire warnings from some progn...   Read More


Overprotection-Hyperacusis-Phonophobia & Tinnitus Retraining Therapy: A Case Study

Norma R. Mraz, Robert L. Folmer, PhD

December 22, 2003

Norma R. Mraz, M.A. Mraz Audiology Consulting, Alpharetta, GA http://www.tinnitus-ears.com Robert L. Folmer, Ph.D. OHSU Tinnitus Clinic Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR http://www.ohsu...   Read More


Digital Cell Phones and Hearing Aids: Frequently Asked Questions (and Answers)

Linda Kozma-Spytek, MA, CCC-A, CED

December 8, 2003

When using a digital cell phone, the telephone conversation is transmitted over a wireless network using radio waves. The radio waves emitted by the cell phone are referred to as radio-frequency (RF)...   Read More

 


Commentary on Pediatric Hearing Instrument Fitting Procedures: Honoring the Contributions of Denis Byrne

Richard Seewald, PhD

November 17, 2003

National Centre for Audiology The University of Western Ontario, London Ontario, Canada A version of this Commentary was previously published in Audiology Insight. Bernafon AG, 2003. In 1996, Denis By...   Read More

     


Hearing Aid Literature in Review - 2002

O'neil W. Guthrie, MS, CCC-A, Catherine Palmer, PhD, Robert G. Turner

November 10, 2003

Note: At the April 2003 Annual Convention of the Academy of Audiology, Gus Mueller, Bob Turner, and Catherine Palmer presented the year (2002) in review for hearing aid literature. The following is a...   Read More

  


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