Your Child's Hearing Loss: A Guide for Parents

Plural Publishing
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This comprehensive book offers parents of children with hearing loss critical information on everything from technical information to practical and emotional support. Among the subjects covered are causes of hearing loss; testing and assessment; technical advances in hearing aids, FM systems, and cochlear implants; the role of specialists including audiologists, otolaryngologists, geneticists, and speech-language pathologists; advocating for your child's welfare in educational, social, and public environments; and practical solutions to everyday problems. Although aimed primarily at parents, it will also be useful to students and to professionals who work with children who have hearing loss, as it provides a window to the world of hearing loss from a family perspective. 
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Publisher
Plural Publishing
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Published on
Oct 1, 2009
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Pages
254
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ISBN
9781597567718
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / Audiology & Speech Pathology
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This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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 Chermak and Musiek's two-volume, award-winning handbooks are back in newly revised editions. Extensively revised and expanded, Volume II provides expanded coverage of rehabilitative and professional issues, detailing intervention strategies for children and adults. Volume I provides comprehensive coverage of the auditory neuroscience and clinical science needed to accurately diagnose the range of developmental and acquired central auditory processing disorders in children, adults, and older adults.

Building on the excellence achieved with the best-selling 1st editions which earned the 2007 Speech, Language, and Hearing Book of the Year Award, the second editions include contributions from world-renowned authors detailing major advances in auditory neuroscience and cognitive science; diagnosis; best practice intervention strategies in clinical and school settings; as well as emerging and future directions in diagnosis and intervention.

Exciting new chapters for Volume II include:

Evidence Supporting Auditory Training in Children, by Jeffrey Weihing, Gail D. Chermak, Frank E. Musiek, and Teri James BellisSchool Polices, Process, and Services for Children with CAPD. by Georgina T.F. Lynch and Cynthia M. RichburgHistorical Foundations/Pioneers, by James W. Hall III and Anuradha R. BantwalRemediation of Spatial Processing Issues in CAPD, by Sharon Cameron and Harvey DillonThe Dichotic Interaural Intensity Difference (DIID) Training, by Jeffrey Weihing and Frank E. MusiekConsiderations for the Older Adult Presenting Peripheral and Central Auditory Dysfunction, by Gabrielle Saunders, M. Samantha Lewis, Dawn Konrad-Martin and M. Patrick FeeneyCase Studies, by Annette E. Hurley and Cassandra BillietClinical and Research Issues in CAPD, by Jeffrey Weihing, Teri James Bellis, Gail D. Chermak, and Frank E. Musiek
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