This course will introduce a new technology for providing high-frequency speech information to the hearing aid wearer, frequency lowering. This technology reproduces high-frequency speech features in a lower frequency region while maintaining a broad hearing aid bandwidth.
Course created on October 12, 2011
- After this course learners will be able to describe the different approaches to addressing high-frequency hearing loss.
- After this course learners will be able to describe the protocol for selecting the use of the frequency lowering with specific audiograms.
- After this course learners will be able to describe the protocol for adjusting characteristics to the frequency lowering technology.
Andrea Hannan-Dawkes, AuD, FAAA
Education and Training Division
Andrea Hannan-Dawkes joined the Education and Training Division of Starkey Labs in November 2010. Her current responsibilities include assisting in the development of educational materials, leading training classes and assisting with course offerings available through Audiology Online. She earned her Master of Arts in Audiology from the University of Maryland at College Park and her Doctor of Audiology degree from the Arizona School of Health Sciences. Andrea has worked in clinical audiology settings in California, Texas, New York, and South Carolina. She has also spent time working in the area of hearing aid research. She currently resides in Charleston, South Carolina with her family.
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