Although remote microphone systems are primarily recommended for use in school settings, recent studies have shown potential benefits related to their use in the home environment. Information from these studies will be presented.
Course created on October 29, 2018
- Participants will be able to list 2 possible communication benefits of using RM systems in homes for children with hearing loss.
- Participants will be able to list 2 benefits perceived by caregivers when using RM systems in the home environment.
- Participants will be able to list at least one possible limitation of using RM systems in homes of children with hearing loss.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction - Theoretical benefits and challenges of RM systems use in the home|
|5-15 Minutes||RM systems use in the home: Impact on caregiver talk and child-directed speech|
|15-35 Minutes||RM systems in the home: Impact on the number of repetitions produced by caregivers and caregiver perceptions|
|35-45 Minutes||Cortical responses of children with normal hearing while using RM systems|
|45-55 Minutes||Long term potential benefits of RM system use: Language development|
Mr. Benítez-Barrera is a Ph.D. candidate in the Auditory Development Laboratory led by Dr. Anne Marie Tharpe in the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences at Vanderbilt University. His research interests include the intersection of auditory elecrophisiological and behavioral outcomes, and technological interventions with young children who have hearing loss. Mr. Benitez-Barrera was awarded wthe Singh Memorial International Scholarship from the ASHA Foundation (2015), the Fonds Jean Fal-Variant Award from University of Lausanne (Switzerland, 2017) and the James and Susan Jerger Award for Excellence in Student Research (2018).
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