AudiologyOnline Phone: 800-753-2160


Phonak Audéo™ Paradise - August 2020

Have There Been Any New Changes to Phonak Sky V, CROS II or Roger Focus?

Angela Pelosi

March 7, 2017

Share:

Question

Since Phonak Sky V, CROS II and Roger Focus have been available in the market for a while, are there any new changes you have made to them?

 

Answer

Angela Pelosi: In fact, there are a few additional options now provided to make the CROS II more child-friendly.   With the launch of our first Sky family, it was obvious that the pediatric color portfolio was a hit with children and their parents.  And so we wanted to be able to extend the same options to those children wearing CROS II with Sky V.   The CROS II-13 model now also comes in the fun Mix & Match color combinations of the Sky V.  

 The CROS II-13 BTE has an optional earhook, which now comes in the 7 Sky V colors and is great for added retention with a well fitted earmold.  We understand most pediatric professionals recommend CROS for children old enough to understand where sound is coming from, but also know they are faced with many families who are keen to try this solution as early as possible. So as an added measure, the CROS earhook was tested to meet the IEC standards for mechanical strength and security, and a tamperproof battery door is available if required.  

What other initiatives does Phonak have for children with unilateral hearing loss?

Angela: With all of our pediatric developments we will continue to provide the best possible non-surgical options for unilateral hearing loss in both quiet and noise. Phonak will also be hosting a 2-day conference in Philadelphia in 2017 dedicated to the latest research and happenings in the field of pediatric unilateral hearing loss (UHL). We look forward to your readers joining us for this unique pediatric conference October 22-24, 2017. The UHL conference agenda and registration information is now available on the Trainings & Events page on www.phonakpro.com.

This Ask the Expert is an excerpt from an interview with Angela Pelosi, Global Head of Pediatrics, Phonak - read the full interview here. Learn more on the Phonak Expo Page on AudiologyOnline.


angela pelosi

Angela Pelosi

Angela Pelosi is Global Head of Pediatrics at Phonak headquarters in Switzerland. She graduated as an Audiologist from Melbourne University and has worked in numerous settings ranging from pediatric clinical audiology, adult clinical audiology, to leading a sales team in Phonak Australia. Since 2012, she has had the pleasure of leading a dedicated and committed Pediatric team in Phonak headquarters in Switzerland, where she is responsible for the development of an innovative and comprehensive portfolio of solutions and services to provide children of all ages with the best possible outcomes.

 


Related Courses

Using Roger in the Homes of Children with Hearing Loss
Presented by Carlos Benitez
Recorded Webinar
Phonak

Presenter

Carlos Benitez
Course: #32011Level: Intermediate1 Hour
  'Interesting to see how using RM in the home can potentially benefit children with hearing loss'   Read Reviews
Although remote microphone systems are primarily recommended for use in school settings, recent studies have shown potential benefits related to their use in the home environment. Information from these studies will be presented.

View this Course for FREE.
Need CEUs? Become a AudiologyOnline member to get unlimited CEUs.

Only $99/yr

Learn More

Roger Technology: Solutions that Support Learning for All Students
Presented by Lisa Dyre, AuD, FAAA
Recorded Webinar
Phonak

Presenter

Lisa Dyre, AuD, FAAA
Course: #29749Level: Introductory1 Hour
  'Each point was well described'   Read Reviews
Children spend a majority of the school day relying on their auditory system. This beginner course will explore the issues that children face in noisy classroom environments; discuss solutions for better student outcomes; and offer Phonak Roger troubleshooting tips to ensure successful implementation of technology.

View this Course for FREE.
Need CEUs? Become a AudiologyOnline member to get unlimited CEUs.

Only $99/yr

Learn More

Phonak's Suite of eSolutions
Presented by Alyssa Ricevuto, AuD
Recorded Webinar
Phonak

Presenter

Alyssa Ricevuto, AuD
Course: #37386Level: Introductory1 Hour
  'This was great information and good walk throughs on each of the apps'   Read Reviews
Join us as we review Phonak's complete line of eSolutions including the myPhonak, myPhonak Junior, myRogerMic, and myRogerCoach apps.

View this Course for FREE.
Need CEUs? Become a AudiologyOnline member to get unlimited CEUs.

Only $99/yr

Learn More

Roger for Education: Solutions for Dynamic Classrooms
Presented by Dana Ulakovic, AuD
Recorded Webinar
Phonak

Presenter

Dana Ulakovic, AuD
Course: #30745Level: Intermediate1 Hour
  'Details and handouts regarding receivers in transmitters! Thank you'   Read Reviews
This course will provide information about the selection, setup, compatibility, and proper utilization of the Roger for Education device portfolio. It will also highlight different use cases of the devices and troubleshooting techniques.

View this Course for FREE.
Need CEUs? Become a AudiologyOnline member to get unlimited CEUs.

Only $99/yr

Learn More

The State of Education for Students with Hearing Loss During the Pandemic
Presented by Erin Schafer, Dana Ulakovic, AuD
Recorded Webinar
Phonak

Presenters

Erin SchaferDana Ulakovic, AuD
Course: #36636Level: Intermediate1 Hour
  'Relevent content'   Read Reviews
Audiologists and school personnel serving students with hearing loss continue to face challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic due to dramatic changes to students’ learning environments and formats. Join Dr. Erin Schafer, of University of North Texas, to review key findings and the resulting recommendations to promote learning, engagement and educational access for K-12 students with hearing loss.

View this Course for FREE.
Need CEUs? Become a AudiologyOnline member to get unlimited CEUs.

Only $99/yr

Learn More

Our site uses cookies to improve your experience. By using our site, you agree to our Privacy Policy.