Over the last several years, amplification options for children with single-sided deafness have expanded. From remote microphone technology to CROS systems and implant options, it is important to consider the individual needs of the children and design a system that is right for them. This course discusses the various options available and gives practical advice on what to consider when working with these children.
Course created on May 10, 2021
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- After this course, participants will be able to identify the types of noise most common in modern classrooms.
- After this course, participants will be able to recommend specific hearing solutions for individuals with limited useable hearing unilaterally (LUHU).
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the benefits of CROS systems for students with LUHU.
Erin Picou, PhD, CCC-A, is a research assistant professor in the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She has been working in the Dan Maddox Hearing Aid Research Laboratory since she was an AuD student. After completing her PhD (also at Vanderbilt) she was hired to a research faculty position. Her research interests are primarily related to hearing aid technologies for adults and children, with a specific focus on speech recognition, listening effort, and emotional responses to sound. This work continues to be supported through a variety of industry and federal funding sources. In addition to her research activities, Erin is involved with teaching and mentoring AuD students at Vanderbilt. In addition, Erin is currently serving as an Associate Section Editor for Ear and Hearing and is on the editorial board for the American Journal of Audiology.
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