Auditory acclimatization is described as the adjustment time related to learning to accommodate new auditory inputs through hearing technology. This presentation will discuss explorative case studies completed on auditory acclimatization. Facilitators and barriers for successful auditory acclimatization with children who are long-time users of hearing aid technology will be discussed.
Course created on January 31, 2023
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- After this course, participants will be able to define auditory acclimatization.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe facilitators towards successful auditory acclimatization.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe barriers towards successful auditory acclimatization.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction: What is auditory acclimatization?|
|5-15 Minutes||What do we know about auditory acclimatization and children with hearing loss?|
|15-25 Minutes||Case study design|
|25-55 Minutes||Findings from case studies|
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Dave Gordey has been a pediatric audiologist for twenty-eight years. Dave previously worked at a pediatric clinic and hospital in Victoria and North Vancouver, British Columbia. Dave is the past president of the Canadian Academy of Audiology. Dave is the director of pediatric audiology and research for Oticon and an adjunct research professor at Western University. Dave's current research projects include mentorship of children and teens who are deaf or hard of hearing, bone conduction devices, UHL, and the social and emotional development of children.
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