Hyperacusis comes in many different forms (loudness, avoidance, fear and pain) and patients need our help. There are effective counseling, sound therapy and hearing aid approaches that many find helpful.
Course created on March 5, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the problems faced by an individual with hyperacusis.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to perform systematic counseling focused on the individual's needs.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe several approaches of sound therapy.
|5-15 Minutes||Types of Hyperacusis|
|15-30 Minutes||Hyperacusis Activities Treatment|
|30-55 Minutes||Sound Therapy Options|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Dr. Tyler was trained as a clinical audiologist at The University of Western Ontario and then completed a PhD in Psychoacoustics and The University of Iowa. He worked initially at the Institute of Hearing Research in the United Kingdom and is currently a Professor in both the Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery and in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Iowa. His scientific work includes the quantification of tinnitus, as well as the development of different treatments. Dr. Tyler sees tinnitus patients weekly, and hosts an annual Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Treatment Workshop every June. He has edited The Tinnitus Handbook (2000), Tinnitus Treatments: Clinical Protocols Tyler, R.S. (Ed.). (2006), and The Consumer Handbook on Tinnitus (2008, 2016). Dr. Tyler has served on committees for the National Science Foundation, the World Health Organization, the American Academy of Otolaryngology, and the Veterans Administration.
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