The purpose of this presentation is to provide an overview of how to perform vestibular tests in children, including which tests are recommended based on the child’s age and any modifications or considerations that can be made.
Please note: You may earn ABA Tier 1 credits for this course if you complete it as part of the course 35586, "Contemporary Concepts in Pediatric Vestibular Assessment and Management, presented in partnership with Seminars in Hearing." Course 35586 contains recordings of all five events from our 2020 series on Pediatric Vestibular Assessment and Management. ABA Tier 1 CEUs can be earned only when all modules are completed as part of course 35586.
Course created on September 30, 2020
- After this course, participants will be able to list which tests of vestibular function are appropriate for children based on their age.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe modifications and considerations that can be made to each test of vestibular function to accommodate children.
- After this course, participants will be able to list clinical measures that can be used as screening tools to identify vestibular loss in children.
|25-35 Minutes||Rotary Chair|
|35-40 Minutes||Caloric Testing|
|40-50 Minutes||Screening & Questionnaires|
|50-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Kristen L. Janky
Dr. Kristen Janky is Clinical Coordinator of Vestibular Services and Director of the Vestibular and Balance Laboratory at Boys Town National Research Hospital. Her PhD is from the University of Nebraska. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Johns Hopkins University. Her research focuses on the effects of vestibular loss in children.
Amanda I. Rodriguez
Dr. Amanda Rodriguez is an Assistant Professor and Director of the Concussion and Vestibular Evaluation Laboratory at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL). She received her AuD-PhD from Texas Tech University and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Boys Town National Research Hospital. Her research interests include examining the effects of sports concussion on the vestibular system and implications of chronic vestibular loss on behavior and lifestyle. Dr. Rodriguez is a practicing vestibular audiologist and coordinates the vestibular and concussion services for the UNL Barkley Speech, Language, and Hearing Clinic and the Nebraska Athletic Department.
Amanda I. Rodriguez: Financial: Amanda Rodriguez in employed by the University of Nebraska- Lincoln. She received NIH T32 post-doc stipend during the time this chapter was written. She received an honorarium for this presentation. Non-financial: Amanda I. Rodriguez is a American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association, Board of Ethics Member.
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