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Is There an Interactive Counseling Tool for Parents to Use with Roger?

Rebekah Cunningham, PhD

August 20, 2018

Is there an interactive counseling tool for parents to use with Roger?   Read More


Pediatric Bone Anchored Hearing Solutions Q & A

Ravi Sockalingam, PhD

March 21, 2016

Are there any long-term indications for the temporal bone for bone anchored hearing systems in children?   Read More


What Technology Can Help Children With Cochlear Implants Hear in Noisy Classrooms?

Anna Karlsson Lejon

February 11, 2013

What technology can help children who use cochlear implants to hear in noisy classrooms?   Read More


Considerations When Selecting Hearing Aids for Infants and Children

Marlene Bagatto, AuD, PhD, Sheila T. Moodie, PhD, MCISc

October 27, 2008

Other than applying evidence-based prescriptive targets, what else should be considered when selecting hearing aids for an infant or young child?   Read More


Can the Quick-SIN or HINT Be Used to Evaluate FM Systems?

Linda K. Thibodeau, PhD, CCC-A/SLP

January 7, 2008

What are your thoughts on the use of something like the Quick-SIN or the HINT to evaluate FM-system effectiveness?   Read More


What are the Advantages of an Ear-Level FM Receiver versus Body Worn?

Linda K. Thibodeau, PhD, CCC-A/SLP

August 13, 2007

Are there any data that you have collected that show a clear, functional superiority to an ear-level FM receiver versus a body worn? A lot of parents contact me desiring to have an ear-level system fo...   Read More


How Will EduLink Work with Unilateral Hearing Loss?

Linda K. Thibodeau, PhD, CCC-A/SLP

July 9, 2007

What are your thoughts about using the EduLink for unilateral hearing loss?   Read More


Troubleshooting Schedule for FM Systems

Linda K. Thibodeau, PhD, CCC-A/SLP

May 14, 2007

Is there a recommended troubleshooting schedule for FM systems for daily use by teachers?   Read More


Optimum Class Size for Children with APD

Deborah Moncrieff, PhD

April 30, 2007

My son is awaiting his test for APD but the consultant is pretty sure he has APD. The problem we have is that my son has been offered a place at a local independent specialist school with a maximum of...   Read More


What is the Functional Listening Evaluation?

Linda K. Thibodeau, PhD, CCC-A/SLP

March 19, 2007

What is the Functional Listening Evaluation (FLE)? Do you recommend using this to help make a convincing case for use of FM systems in the classroom? Also, have you considered incorporating it in an a...   Read More


APD - Getting it 'Right'

Jack Katz, PhD, CCC-A/SLP

January 1, 2007

If a child passes the SSW but has a tremendous amount of reversals, or quick responses, etc., how do we interpret the results? Is the SSW deemed normal, and we simply state the findings? Or do we cons...   Read More


The Role of the Educational Audiologist

Jeanane M Ferre, PhD, CCC-A

October 30, 2006

What is the job of an educational audiologist? What do they do?   Read More


Upward Spread of Masking and Pediatric Hearing Aid Fittings

Richard Seewald, PhD

September 4, 2006

I am working with a 3-year old with a hearing loss of 40 dB at 250, 65 dB at 500 and the rest of the frequencies (750 - 6000 Hz) are at 100 dB and NR. She is wearing a power digital hearing aid. To me...   Read More


APD - Getting it 'Right'

Jack Katz, PhD, CCC-A/SLP

August 21, 2006

If a child passes the SSW but has a tremendous amount of reversals, or quick responses, etc., how do we interpret the results? Is the SSW deemed normal, and we simply state the findings? Or do we cons...   Read More


Evaluation and Treatment Recommendations for a Child With Dyspraxia - a Complicated Case

Paula S. Currie

July 24, 2006

I am presently working with a 6.4yr. old (semi) verbal male who attends a private Kindergarten three days a week. He has received private Sp. therapy for 2 yrs. and was labeled as dyspraxic. I have wo...   Read More


Management of Children with Auditory Dys-synchrony

Barbara Cone-Wesson, PhD

June 19, 2006

What would be the educational/management advantage of diagnosing a child with auditory dys-synchrony? How would the diagnosis change management/educational strategies, especially in mild cases? In cas...   Read More


FM System with Learning Disability

Deborah Moncrieff, PhD

June 5, 2006

I have a student with a Specific Learning Disability. Formal testing has ruled out CAPD. The parent has raised the issue of using auditory amplification for the student in the classroom as a means of...   Read More


What Is an Adequate Trial Period With FM Systems

Carol Flexer, PhD, CCC-A, LSLS Cert. AVT

May 15, 2006

I am an education-based SLP in Ontario, Canada, who plays a significant support role in assisting with the paperwork, installation, in-service, and troubleshooting of Audiologist-recommended FM system...   Read More


Mapping FM Systems for Use with Cochlear Implants

Janet Clarke, AuD

March 13, 2006

My 5-year-old uses a cochlear implant, has just started kindergarten, and has begun to use the personal FM system. There seems to be a difference in opinion by audiologists as to whether a separate ma...   Read More


Speech Perception for Unilateral v. Bilateral Hearing Loss in Children

Anne Marie Tharpe, PhD

December 26, 2005

I was reading an article regarding Unilateral Hearing Loss and came upon a study conducted by (Bess, Tharpe, & Gibler, 1986). This study went on to describe effects of unilateral hearing loss on speec...   Read More


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