Hearing and Aging

Plural Publishing
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This is the first book written and published that is dedicated solely to hearing loss in older adulthood and, importantly, the processes involved in serving the special needs of older adults who are hearing impaired. It is a concise book, but provides important information for those entering many fields that have as their intent to serve older adults either as a supplement to other texts on communication disorders in aging, or as a concise primary text. 
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Raymond H. Hull, PhD, is Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Coordinator of Audiology, and Director at the Center for Research on Communicative Sciences and Disorders, College of Health Professions, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas. Prior to that, he was Chair of the Department of Communication Disorders, University of Northern Colorado for twelve years. He has also held administrative posts within the Graduate School, being responsible for Graduate Program Review and Evaluation, both at UNC and Wichita State University, and was the Director of Planning and Budget for the Office of the President for seven successful years at the University of Northern Colorado.

Hull is past Chair of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Committee on Communication Problems of the Aging, and is a past member of the ASHA Committee on Governmental Regulations. In 2006, he was selected for membership on the ASHA/ETS National Audiology Praxis Advisory Committee. He has also had membership on the ASHA Advisory Committee for the project on Upgrading Services to Communicatively Impaired Persons, funded by the Bureau of Health Professions, PHS; a member of the Advisory, Guidance and Evaluation Team of the ASHA Project on Satellite Training on Communicative Behavior of Older Americans, Administration on Aging, DHHS; among other national and state appointments.

Hull is or has been Consultant and Advisor to numerous Federal agencies, including the Bureau of Health Professions, DHHS; the National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Aging, PHS; the National Institute of Mental Health, NIH; the Administration on Aging, DHHS; the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services. He is also an advisor to Congress, the U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee on Health, Sub-Committee on Health and Long-Term Care, and the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Health and Education in the areas of health services delivery and disability issues, and the U.S. Senate Small Business Innovation Research Program. Hull is Advisor to the Health Care Financing Administration, DHHS on health and mental health issues. He was also selected by the Bureau of Health Professions, HRSA, DHHS to represent the field of Communication Disorders on their Council on Disability Rehabilitation. Further, he is advisor to the Bureau of Health Professions, PHS, Health Careers Opportunity Program, and Advisor/Panelist to the Office of Minority Health, PHS, DHHS, and the Division of Allied Health, BHP, HRSA, DHHS; he has been Advisor to the World Health Organization on aging issues; Advisor/Panelist to the various grants programs of the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) of the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS), U.S. Department of Education as a member of their Standing Panel for three terms, a member of the Scientific Merit Review Board of the Veterans Administration Health Services Research and Development Program.

Dr. Hull has been editorial advisor to the American Journal of Audiology, The Ear and Hearing, the Journal of the American Auditory Society, the Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, and numerous publishing companies. 

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Plural Publishing
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Published on
Oct 5, 2011
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Pages
192
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ISBN
9781597566988
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / Audiology & Speech Pathology
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