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What is BrainHearing, and Why is it Our Guiding Star at Oticon Medical?

Mary Humitz, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA, Melissa Tumblin

September 24, 2018

What is BrainHearing, and why is it our guiding star at Oticon Medical?   Read More

   


How Do I Determine Which Roger Combination is Right for My Student?

Rebekah Cunningham, PhD

September 17, 2018

What are the differences in the Roger portfolio? Which one does my student need?   Read More

   


Hearing Loss in Only One Ear, "What's the Big Deal?"

Mary Humitz, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA, Melissa Tumblin

August 27, 2018

Hearing loss in only one ear, “what’s the big deal?”   Read More

   


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

    


How Do We Determine Bone Conduction Candidacy in Children?

Mary Humitz, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA, Melissa Tumblin

July 30, 2018

How do we determine bone conduction candidacy in children?   Read More

   


How Does Roger Contribute to Incidental Learning?

Rebekah Cunningham, PhD

July 23, 2018

How does Roger contribute to incidental learning?   Read More

    


Selecting a Power v. SuperPower Bone Anchored Hearing System for Children

Alan Raffauf, MA

March 27, 2017

Ponto 3, Ponto 3 Power, or Ponto 3 SuperPower – what should I fit on my pediatric patients?   Read More

 


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

Angela Pelosi

March 7, 2017

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?   Read More

   


Is it Always Necessary to Test Both Ears When Conducting an ABR to Estimate Hearing Sensitivity?

James W. Hall III, PhD

December 19, 2016

Do you always test both ears when conducting ABR testing in infants to estimate hearing sensitivity, or is there a protocol for estimating the opposite ear in certain cases?   Read More

  


What is the Minimum Age for a Bone Anchored Hearing System?

Mary Humitz, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA

November 14, 2016

What is the youngest age a child can be fit with a bone anchored hearing system?   Read More

 


How Does SoundRecover2 Frequency Lowering Technology Work?

Angela Pelosi

August 8, 2016

Can you briefly describe how Phonak's new SoundRecover2 frequency lowering technology works?   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

  


When Can a Child Begin Using a Bone-anchored System with a Softband?

Ravi Sockalingam, PhD

November 25, 2013

At what age can a child begin using a bone-anchored system with a softband?   Read More

   


Should Tone Burst ABR be Performed at 8000 Hz for Infant Hearing Assessment?

James W. Hall III, PhD

November 18, 2013

When performing ABR with tone burst stimuli for the purpose of hearing assessment in infants, should 8000 Hz be tested? I would think this would be useful for children who have been treated with pote...   Read More

  


What Type of Stimuli Should Be Used for Bone Conduction ABR?

James W. Hall III, PhD

October 14, 2013

What type of stimulus should be used for bone-conduction ABR, for assessment of infant hearing?   Read More

  


Why does Filtering Low Frequencies Affect the ABR Response in Infants?

James W. Hall III, PhD

July 29, 2013

If ABR using a click stimulus produces a response between 2-4 kHz, then why should filtering low frequencies in infants affect the ABR response?   Read More

  


What is the Sequence of Stimuli when Performing ABR for Infant Hearing Assessment?

James W. Hall III, PhD

June 17, 2013

When performing an ABR with an infant for the purpose of hearing assessment, I first use a click stimulus. To get frequency-specific information, would you recommend next using chirp stimuli or tone...   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

   


Reimbursement for Anesthesia Fees for Sedated ABR Testing

Robert C. Fifer, PhD

April 9, 2012

I am a pediatric audiologist working in a ENT physician's office. We were looking to expand our services to include sedated ABR testing performed in an ambulatory surgery center. We were informed by t...   Read More

   


Relationship Between Elevated Contralateral Acoustic Reflexes and APD

Jeanane M Ferre, PhD, CCC-A

March 12, 2012

Is there any relationship between elevated contralateral acoustic reflexes and auditory processing disorders?   Read More

   


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