This course will cover various aspects of aural rehabilitation with adults who have hearing loss. This course includes information on patient-centered management, assessment of aural rehabilitation needs, and selected aural rehabilitation strategies to improve speech recognition and communication.
Course created on August 19, 2020
- After this course, participants will be able to apply components of patient-centered care to the management of adult patients with hearing loss.
- After this course, participants will be able to state how to conduct a comprehensive assessment to develop an integrated rehabilitative program including technology and communication strategies.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify three aural rehabilitation strategies that facilitate speech recognition in adults with hearing loss.
|5-10 Minutes||Paradigm shift from medical model: defining patient-centered care|
|10-15 Minutes||Patient-centered care in audiologic management|
|15-20 Minutes||Patient-centered care in action|
|20-25 Minutes||Overview of AR assessment|
|25-30 Minutes||Introduction of TELEGRAM as Assessment Tool|
|30-35 Minutes||Possible Recommendations for treatment based on TELEGRAM|
|35-40 Minutes||Factors involved in communication effectiveness|
|40-45 Minutes||Family coaching to support communication|
|45-50 Minutes||Self-guided auditory training|
|50-55 Minutes||Advocacy: taking responsibility for communication effectiveness|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
MS, MA CCC-A, LSLS Cert. AVT
Linda Daniel, MS, MA, owner of HEAR In Dallas, specializes in aural rehabilitation (AR) for children and adults with hearing loss, many of whom have associated issues. She does AR via teletherapy worldwide and is co-author of the newly published textbook, “Video-based Aural Rehabilitation Guide: Enhancing Listening and Spoken Language in Children and Adults,” Plural Publishing.
Dr. Carol Cokely is a Clinical Professor at the University of Texas at Dallas and the AuD Program Head. She teaches courses in adult aural rehabilitation, counseling and mentoring, and research methods. Research and professional interests include clinical education, andragogy, and management of hearing loss as a chronic-health care condition.
Linda K. Thibodeau
Dr. Linda Thibodeau is a Professor at the University of Texas at Dallas in the Audiology Doctoral program since 1996. She teaches courses in Pediatric Aural Habilitation and conducts research with wireless assistive technology. She serves as a consultant to several school districts and hearing aid manufacturers and co-chairs the ANSI committee for Electroacoustic Evaluation of Hearing Assistive Devices/Systems.
Carol Cokely: Financial: Carol Cokely is employed by the University of Texas at Dallas. She received an honorarium for this presentation. Non-financial: Carol Cokely is on the Board of Directors of the Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education; and Council Chair, AAA Academic and Professional Standards.
Linda Thibodeau: Financial: Linda Thibodeau is employed by the University of Texas at Dallas. Her research is supported by a NIH grant to develop apps on Smartphones. She is a consultant for Phonak. She received an honorarium for this presentation. Non-financial: Linda Thibodeau is Co-chair of ANSI committee for electroacoustic evaluation of hearing assistive devices/systems.
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