An overview of longstanding and new research regarding the challenges of children with unilateral hearing loss, and a discussion of current initiatives to support professionals in effective, evidence-based, audiological management. This article is written in an engaging, Q & A format.
Course created on August 13, 2018
- After this course learners will be able to discuss challenges for children with unilateral hearing loss in the areas of academics, behavior, listening effort/fatigue based on longstanding and new research in these areas.
- After this course learners will be able to discuss technology considerations for children with unilateral hearing loss based on the latest research.
- After this course learners will be able to describe new initiatives to support professionals in the audiological management of children with unilateral hearing loss.
Anne Marie Tharpe
Dr. Anne Marie Tharpe is Professor and Chair, Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville Tennessee. Dr. Tharpe’s research interests are in the area of pediatric hearing loss. Specifically, she has explored the developmental impacts of minimal and mild hearing loss on children, children with hearing loss and additional disabilities, and more recently, the sleep patterns in those with hearing loss. Dr. Tharpe has published extensively in national and international professional journals, has published numerous books and book chapters, and has presented to over 250 audiences around the world on pediatric audiology issues. She is co-editor with Dr. Richard Seewald of The Comprehensive Handbook of Pediatric Audiology, 2nd edition, which was published in 2016.
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