Each chapter of this textbook concludes with a list of vocabulary words and terms used in the educational environment. Practice management concepts not typically discussed in textbooks on this topic are presented, including minimum competencies, third-party billing, program outcome evaluation, mentoring, and preceptoring. Recently qualified and even seasoned audiologists will appreciate attention given to recent advances in areas like cochlear implants, auditory processing disorders, and auditory dys-synchrony as they relate to managing students with hearing loss.
The varied and ever-changing roles of audiologists in the educational setting are described and highlighted with vignettes, or short personal statements describing real practitioners degree and training information, work settings, job description within their school districts, and day-to-day responsibilities. These personal accounts allow the AuD student an inside look at what audiologists do in the schools. Students are able to experience through these readings how different, exciting, and even challenging school-based positions can be.
Instructors using this textbook will be able to supplement their lectures with the information described here, and will appreciate the structured approach wherein concepts contained in the chapters progressively advance in tune with the readers knowledge. Instructors goals will be met, as well as KASA requirements, because this textbook provides students the necessary knowledge needed to serve in an educational audiology position.
The book includes all the necessary audiological principles needed for any SLP student to become competent in test assessment and the diagnosis of hearing disorders. Mastery of this text will enable the future clinician practice in a wider patient base.
In addition to being useful in undergraduate training programs as a primary or supplementary text, the book will also be valuable for SLPs who have been in the trenches for a number of years and feel they need to have their knowledge of audiology refreshed or updated. Because the author has focused on using nontechnical or laymans terminology in explaining the various scientific and clinical concepts/principles in this field, he also believes that parents, relatives, or significant others of hearing impaired patients will also find this book useful for understanding the problems experienced by their loved ones.
It approaches the subject from a multitude of perspectives from the diverse disciplines that make up the typical hearing rehabilitation team including audiologists, otologists, speech and language pathologists, plus those working in the related fields of education, genetics, pediatrics, and psychology. Each topic is presented in concise and consistently organized form, sifting the essential from the unessential, and includes references to original print and electronic sources. Gaps in the knowledge of hearing and vestibular disorders are clearly denoted and directions to sources of information that supplement the material available about each disorder are given.
With ever changing technology and new methodologies in client care, the second edition of Adult Audiologic Rehabilitation is a critical resource to audiology education. The book covers definitions of audiologic rehabilitation, an overview of the area, psychosocial impact of hearing loss, assessment strategies, current technologies, treatment methodologies, research needs, and special issues in audiologic rehabilitation. It has been deliberately structured to move the reader from introduction, to specific details of the specialty of audiologic rehabilitation, to providing insights into characteristics of this patient population, and thence to a framework for assessment and treatment of the impact of hearing loss.
This second edition offers more in-depth information on cochlear implantationincluding surgical procedures as well as the benefits for children and adultsand is approached from an amplification standpoint across several chapters by new contributing authors.
New and expanded information for Introduction to Aural Rehabilitation, Second Edition, includes the following topics:
* Speech development for children with impaired hearing;
* Listening and language development for children with impaired hearing;
* Hearing aids and non-hearing aid assistive listening devices;
* Hearing aids for children with impaired hearing;
* Educational management of children with impaired hearing;
* Non-hearing assistive listening devices for adults;
* Physiology and psycho-social impact of hearing loss in older adulthood;
* Rehabilitation procedures for adults with impaired hearing; and
* Expanded appendixes on communication scales and questionnaires
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:Development of the Central Auditory Nervous System, by Jos J. EggermontCausation: Neuroanatomic Abnormalities, Neurological Disorders, and Neuromaturational Delays, by Gail D. Chermak and Frank E. MusiekCentral Auditory Processing As Seen From Dichotic Listening Studies, by Kenneth Hugdahl and Turid HellandAuditory Processing (Disorder): An Intersection of Cognitive, Sensory, and Reward Circuits, by Karen Banai and Nina KrausClinical and Research Issues in CAPD, by Jeffrey Weihing, Teri James Bellis, Gail D. Chermak, and Frank E. MusiekPrimer on Clinical Decision Analysis, by Jeffrey Weihing and Sam AtchersonCase Studies, by Annette E. HurleyThe CANS and CAPD: What We Know and What We Need to Learn, by Dennis P. Phillips
Beginning with history related to school-based speech-language pathology services -- including a discussion of legal mandates (e.g., the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act, No Child Left Behind Act, Every Student Succeeds Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act) -- the text then delves into a description of service delivery models; an introduction to the concept of a workload analysis approach to caseload standards in schools and example implementation strategies; a display of concrete, real-life success stories; and an offering of strategies for using evidence-based practice, proactive behavior management, conflict resolution, professional collaboration, conferencing and counseling skills, cultural competencies, goal writing, informal assessment procedures, and creating testing accommodations. A new chapter provides the evidence base for links between language, literacy, and the achievement of school standards. This chapter is a must-read for every school speech-language pathologist.
Real-life scenarios based on experiences shared by public school speech-language pathologists give the reader concrete examples upon which to scaffold the complex professional concepts. Chapter summaries provide an overview of the major points presented. Questions at the end of each chapter are designed to engage the reader in analysis and comprehension of material, and vocabulary related to each chapter is conveniently defined at the start of each chapter so that the reader can better grasp the subject matter within.
New to this edition:A chapter on linking language, literacy, and the Common Core State StandardsPertinent information about the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015The addition of four online resourcesThe addition of 10 new evidence-based practicesMore than 130 new referencesAn updated appendix of free Apps* Disclaimer: Please note that ancillary content (such as documents, audio, and video, etc.) may not be included as published in the original print version of this book.
New to this edition:New chapters on neurocognitive assessment, dual language learning, early literacy, family-centered habilitation, and development of evidence-based programsExpanded chapters on device programming, education, and auditory brainstem implantsUpdates in research and clinical practices in assessment and management
The author developed the Neurolinguistic Approach to Reading (NAR) based on more than 25 years of experience working with individuals with dyslexia. This inclusive approach is based on the complete communication process, oral and written.
This text comes at a crucial time as the scope of practice for speech-language pathology has greatly expanded with the increased recognition of the direct relationship between oral language and a child's ability to read and spell. Additionally, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association has defined the SLP's role in the remediation of literacy disabilities such as dyslexia.hrough this effective text and utilizing NAR as a treatment framework, SLPs in all work environments can be more involved in working with individuals with dyslexia.