Hearing aids and cochlear implants are designed and programmed primarily to optimize speech. Signal processing aimed at enhancing speech can degrade and distort music. This webinar series will explore the unique listening demands of music performers and music enthusiasts with hearing loss, and provide professionals with practical clinical information to help this group of patients succeed with amplification. These courses were presented in partnership with the Association of Adult Musicians with Hearing Loss (AAMHL, www.aamhl.org).
Course created on July 7, 2014
- Participants will be able to select hearing aid settings that will be responsive to different musical instruments.
- Participants will be able to identify some simple clinical strategies to improve a hearing aid for music.
- Participants will be able to identify the primary challenges facing CI users in the domain of music perception.
|0-60 Minutes||Musical Acoustics from an Audiological Standpoint: A Refresher, Presented in Partnership with AAMHL|
|60-120 Minutes||Programming Hearing Aids for Listening and Playing Music, Presented in Partnership with AAMHL|
|120-180 Minutes||Programming Cochlear Implants for Listening To and Playing Music: Realistic Expectations vs. Hopeful Aspirations, presented in partnership with AAMHL|
Marshall Chasin, AuD
Brad Ingrao, AuD
Brad Ingrao, AuD is a Board Certified Doctor of Audiology who has been an early adopter of advanced technologies for hearing and listening for over two decades. An international lecturer and subject matter expert for academia and the hearing industry, Dr. Ingrao specializes in finding unique solutions for people in challenging listening and hearing settings.
His specific areas of expertise are profound hearing loss, hearing assistive technology, music and the use of technologies from other disciplines such as pro audio and mobile device applications to meet the needs of the “out of the box” client.
Dr. Ingrao is expert in all major hearing aid manufacturers and certified to evaluate, program and troubleshoot cochlear implants from Advanced Bionics, Cochlear and Med-El.
Brad Ingrao: Brad Ingrao: Financial: Dr. Ingrao received an honorarium from AudiologyOnline for this presentation. Non-Financial: Dr. Ingrao is certified to evaluate, program and troubleshoot cochlear implants from Advanced Bionics, Cochlear and Med-El.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented by AudiologyOnline in partnership with the Association of Adult Musicians with Hearing Loss (AAMHL).
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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