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20Q: Preschool Hearing Screening is Essential for Early Identification of Childhood Hearing Loss

James W. Hall III, PhD

April 17, 2017

Hearing screening programs are recommended across all pediatric age ranges to detect potential hearing loss. Hearing screenings are designed to provide a quick and cost-effective method of identifying...   Read More


20Q: A Shot of Prevention - Hearing Loss from Recreational Firearm Noise

Deanna K. Meinke, PhD

March 13, 2017

How many people shoot recreational firearms? Approximately 46% of adult males and 13% of adult females reported firing a gun at some point in their lifetime on the 2007 U.S. National Health Interview...   Read More


20Q: Clinical Education and Precepting - Training the Next Generation of Audiologists

Joanne E. Schupbach, MS, MA

February 13, 2017

1. Is there one specific thing that is critical to ensuring high quality clinical training of students? Well this may sound a little too simple, but communication is fundamental to student training an...   Read More


20Q: Hearing Loss and Dementia - Association, Link or Causation?

Piers Dawes, PhD

January 9, 2017

1. I think I pretty much know what dementia is, but what is your definition? ‘Dementia’ describes a set of symptoms that include memory problems, language problems, personality changes or thinking...   Read More


20Q: Rehabilitative Audiology - Remaining Competitive in a Changing Hearing Healthcare Environment

Nancy Tye-Murray, PhD

November 14, 2016

1. I know you’ve talked about the importance of rehabilitative audiology for many years. Still have the same beliefs today? Nancy Tye-Murray: Even more so! This is a crucial topic. The ground is shi...   Read More


20Q: Frequency Lowering Ten Years Later - Evidence for Benefit

Ryan McCreery, PhD

October 10, 2016

1. How would you describe the current state of clinical research about frequency lowering? Highly variable and changing rapidly. As highlighted in Josh Alexander’s 20Q of last month, all of the majo...   Read More


20Q: Frequency Lowering Ten Years Later - New Technology Innovations

Joshua M. Alexander, PhD

September 12, 2016

Since all the initial hoopla, I really haven’t paid too much attention to frequency lowering in hearing aids. Has much really changed? Most certainly. You might recall that back in the 1990s, AVR So...   Read More


20Q: CAPD - Diagnosis and Intervention

Gail Chermak, PhD

August 8, 2016

1. Thanks for joining me for another session. Do you remember exactly where we left off? Oh, yes. We were talking about services in the schools. I think you became a bit overwhelmed when within two pa...   Read More


20Q: CAPD - Fundamentals

Gail Chermak, PhD

July 11, 2016

Let’s start with the basics. What is your definition of a central auditory processing disorder (CAPD)? This isn’t just my definition, but one that has been agreed upon by several experts. CAPD is...   Read More


20Q: Pediatric Vestibular Disorders and the Role of the Audiologist

Devin L. McCaslin, PhD

June 13, 2016

1. Pediatric assessment of dizziness? That’s something new for me. It’s new for a lot of us, but truth be told, there has never been a more exciting time to be in this area of Audiology. New resea...   Read More


20Q: Interventional Audiology - Changing the Way We Deliver Care

Brian Taylor, AuD

May 9, 2016

Question 1: Interventional audiology? I’m not too sure exactly what that is? Answer: Well, it can be a lot of different things. In general, when we use the term interventional audiology, we are refe...   Read More


20Q: Predicting the Future of Audiology

Ian M. Windmill, PhD

April 11, 2016

So can we forecast the future of audiology? We certainly can try. In this case, we take what we know or understand about the past and current state of the profession, and then consider what will happe...   Read More


20Q: Tinnitus and Hyperacusis - Beyond the Ear

Richard Salvi, PhD

March 14, 2016

As auditory neuroscientists, we are mainly concerned with the way in which the different dimensions of sound (e.g., intensity, frequency and time) activate specific regions of the peripheral or centra...   Read More


20Q: Tinnitus and Hyperacusis - Reassessment of an Old Problem

Richard Salvi, PhD

February 8, 2016

I seem to be hearing more and more about tinnitus research. Is there really that much more to learn?It’s certainly true that tinnitus has been studied for some time, but yes, there still is much mor...   Read More


20Q: Hearing Aids - The Future Ain't What it Used to Be!

H. Gustav Mueller, Dave Fabry, PhD, David H. Kirkwood, Carolyn M. Smaka, AuD, Karl Strom, Brian Taylor

January 11, 2016

Back in May of 1994, I wrote an article titled, Update On Programmable Hearing Aids (With An Assist From Yogi Berra). At the time, there were a lot of questions surrounding the use of programmable hea...   Read More


20Q: Auditory Brainstem Implants - Continued Advancements for Both Adults and Children

William H. Shapiro, AuD

November 9, 2015

1. Auditory Brainstem Implant? Isn’t that just another name for a special cochlear implant?No, not at all. Auditory brainstems implants (ABI) are actually are quite different. A cochlear implant (CI...   Read More


20Q: The Cross-Check Principle in Pediatric Audiometry - Forty Years Later

Deborah Hayes, PhD

October 12, 2015

The cross-check principle, however, is not specifically unique to that time frame, as it more or less applies to all aspects of diagnostic audiology. Over time, the key measures used for the audiologi...   Read More


20Q: Pediatric Speech Recognition Measures - What's Now and What's Next!

Andrea Hillock-Dunn, AuD, PhD

September 7, 2015

Pure-tone thresholds are obviously extremely important, but we gain critical information from speech recognition testing as well. For example, speech testing can: 1) Provide a cross-check for behavior...   Read More


20Q: Instruction and Precepting in Clinical Audiology

Virginia Ramachandran, AuD, PhD

August 10, 2015

1. I guess you and I are going to talk about the supervision of audiologists and audiology students, right?Well, yes and no. Terminology is important, because it defines your role. The definition of...   Read More


20Q: Acceptable Noise Level Test - Supporting Research and Clinical Insights

Patrick N. Plyler, PhD, CCC-A

July 6, 2015

From the Desk of Gus Mueller: It is often tempting to place hearing aid candidates into convenient buckets, based on nothing more than their audiogram and their age. Imag two different patients - both...   Read More


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