Measuring hyperacusis in children is an important skill for the audiologist. Using an adapted Loudness Discomfort Level (LDL) assessment protocol provides valuable information and treatment progress data points. Hyperacusis is an unusual condition that can be present in pediatric populations and deserves attention and professional assessment.
Course created on February 17, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to develop proper assessment intake processes for identifying possible hyperacusis.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the preparation and instruction for the pediatric patient prior to the assessment.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to perform the assessment and how to scale the results with interpretation for phonophobia considerations.
|5-15 Minutes||Review Hyperacusis|
|15-25 Minutes||Proper Intake Processes|
|25-45 Minutes||The LDL Test: How to Perform the LDL Test for Children|
|45-55 Minutes||Results: How to Review Results and Rate Severity|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Dr. Marsha Johnson, AuD, opened the Oregon Tinnitus & Hyperacusis Treatment Clinic in July 1997. Her entire practice is focused on the assessment and treatment of tinnitus, hyperacusis and misophonia. She is a NW native and active in non profit associations as a volunteer.
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