Changes in the healthcare landscape and other factors make this a good time for audiologists to consider expanding their clinical practice beyond recommending and fitting hearing aids. This article uses an engaging Q & A format to provide an overview of auditory brain training, with examples from the clEAR program.
Course created on October 8, 2018
- After this course learners will be able to define and describe auditory brain training.
- After this course learners will be able to explain why the current healthcare landscape may support audiologists incorporating auditory brain training into clinical practice.
- After this course learners will be able to describe components of successful auditory brain training including: candidates, compliance, patient education, program considerations, and other.
Nancy Tye-Murray is a Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology at Washington University School of Medicine and directs the Audiovisual Speech Perception Laboratory. Her research concerns audiovisual speech integration and aural rehabilitation interventions. She has authored over 150 articles and the seminal textbook, Foundations of Aural Rehabilitation: Children, Adults, and Their Family Members, which is now in its 4th edition and is available in both English and Mandarin. She currently serves as Hearing Editor for the Journal of Speech-Language-Hearing Research and as a member on the NIH LCOM Study section. She recently launched clEAR (customized learning: Exercises for Aural Rehabilitation), an Internet business that provides customized auditory training to people who have hearing loss with the clEAR Works computer games.
Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on auditory brain training, with examples from the program clEARâ¢ (customized learning: Exercises for Aural Rehabilitation).
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