Introduction to Audiologic Rehabilitation

ISBN-10: 0205482929
ISBN-13: 9780205482924
Edition: 5th 2007 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $149.80
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/7/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 528
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.508
Language: English

Preface
Contributors
Fundamentals of Audiologic Rehabilitation
Overview of Audiologic Rehabilitation
Introduction
Definitions and Synonyms
Providers of Audiologic Rehabilitation
Education Needs of Providers
Hearing Loss Characteristics
Degree of Hearing Impairment and Configuration
Time of Onset
Type of Loss
Auditory Speech Recognition Ability
Consequences of Hearing Loss: Primary and Secondary
Communication Difficulties
Variable Hearing Disorder/Disability
Rehabilitative Alternatives
Historical Background
Current Status
Procedures in Audiologic Rehabilitation: An AR Model-CORE and CARE
Rehabilitation Assessment Procedures
Management Procedures
Settings for Audiologic Rehabilitation
Children
Adults
Elderly Adults
Summary
Summary Points
Recommended Reading
Recommended Websites
References
Hearing Aids and Assistive Devices
Introduction
Hearing Aids
Basic Components
Controls and Features
Hearing Aid Styles
Specialized Fitting Options
CROS/BICROS
Bone Conduction Hearing Aids
Implantable Hearing Aids
The Earmold
Acoustic Effects of Earmolds and Hearing Aid Shells
Ear Impressions
Batteries
Electroacoustic Properties
The Selection and Fitting of Hearing Aids
Selecting the Hearing Aid Candidate
Preselection Measurements
Hearing Aid Selection
Verification
Postfitting Counseling, Orientation, and Outcome Measures
Considerations for the Pediatric Patient
Prefitting Testing
Fitting Considerations
Verification of Fitting
Postfitting Procedures
Assistive Devices
Assistive Listening Devices and Other Communication Devices
Alerting/Signaling Devices
Concluding Remarks
Summary Points
Recommended Reading
Recommended Websites
References
Cochlear Implants and Vestibular/Tinnitus Rehabilitation
Introduction
Cochlear Implants
How Does a Cochlear Implant Work?
History of Cochlear Implants
Current Systems
The Cochlear Implant Team
Who Is a Candidate?
Deaf Culture and Cochlear Implants
Treatment Plans for Cochlear Implant Recipients
Variables Affecting Performance
Auditory Brainstem Implant
Future Trends in Cochlear Implants
Vestibular Evaluation and Rehabilitation
Causes of Balance Problems
Medical Evaluation
Audiologic and Balance Testing
Vestibular Rehabilitation
Tinnitus Evaluation and Rehabilitation
Causes of Tinnitus
Evaluation
Treatment
Summary Points
Recommended Reading
Recommended Websites
References
Auditory Stimuli in Communication
Introduction
A Communication Model
Auditory Perception
Development of Auditory Skills
Basic Perception Abilities
Acoustics of Speech
Speech Perception and Comprehension
Speech Perception and Hearing Loss
The Auditory Training Process
Definition and Application of Auditory Training
Early Efforts in Auditory Training
Current Approaches to Auditory Training
Candidacy for Auditory Training
Assessment of Auditory Skills
Methods of Auditory Training
Summary Points
Recommended Reading
References
Visual Stimuli in Communication
Introduction
Factors Related to Speechreading
Speaker
Signal and Code
Environment
Speechreader
Speechreading and the Hearing Impaired
Assessment of Speechreading Ability
Visual Assessment and Speechreading Evaluation
Hearing Impairment and Dependence on Vision
Traditional Speechreading Methods
Recent Trends in Speechreading Instruction
Manual Communication
Types of Manual Communication
Summary Points
Recommended Reading
References
Appendixes
Language and Speech of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Introduction
Language and Communication
Factors Affecting Language Acquisition
Language Characteristics of Preschool Children with Hearing Impairment
Importance of Parent-Child Interactions
Language Characteristics of School-Age Children with Hearing Impairment
Language Assessment
Communication and Language Management for Preschool and School-Age Children with Hearing Impairment
Speech Characteristics, Assessment, and Management
General Considerations
Speech Characteristics, Assessment, and Management for Individuals with Prelingual Hearing Loss
Speech Assessment of Individuals with Severe or Profound Hearing Loss
Speech Management for Individuals with Severe or Profound Hearing Loss
Speech Characteristics of Individuals with Postlingual Profound Hearing Loss
Summary
Summary Points
Recommended Reading
Recommended Websites
References
Psychosocial Aspects of Hearing Impairment and Counseling Basics
Introduction
Psychosocial Aspects of Hearing Impairment
Growing Up with Hearing Loss
Acquiring Hearing Loss
About Being Deaf
"Deafness with a Capital D"
"Knowing Is Not Enough": Counseling Basics
Important Distinctions
What We May Think Counseling Is
What Counselors Say Counseling Is
The Counseling Process
When to Refer
Summary
Summary Points
Recommended Reading
Recommended Websites
References
Audiologic Rehabilitation Services in the School Setting
Introduction
Why AR Services Are Required in School Settings: The Educational Consequences of Hearing Impairment
Degree of Loss: Terminology
Mandated by Law
Key Components of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
Least Restrictive Environment
The Individualized Education Program (IEP)
The Communication Debate
AR Services Provided in Schools
Screening and Assessment
Management of Amplification
Direct Instruction and Indirect Consultation
Hearing Conservation
Evaluation and Modification of Classroom Acoustics
Transition Planning to Postsecondary Placements
How Services Are Provided
AR Service Providers in School Settings
Teachers
Audiologists
Speech-Language Pathologists
Related Support Personnel
Services for Children with Auditory Processing Problems
Summary Points
Recommended Reading
Recommended Resources
Software
Websites
References
Comprehensive Approaches to Audiologic Rehabilitation
Audiologic Rehabilitation for Children: Assessment and Management
Introduction
Prevalence of Loss and Level of Service
Terms and Definitions
Profile of the Client
Hearing Loss
Age
Other Disabling Conditions
Rehabilitation Settings and Providers
Identification and Assessment Procedures with Children
Early Identification
School Screening
Medical and Audiologic Assessment
Aspects of Audiologic Rehabilitation: Early Intervention for Parent-Infant and Preschool
Rehabilitation Assessment: IFSP
Management
Aspects of Audiologic Rehabilitation: School Years
Rehabilitation Assessment: IEP
Management
Summary
Summary Points
Recommended Reading
Recommended Websites
References
Appendix
Audiologic Rehabilitation for Adults and Elderly Adults: Assessment and Management
Introduction
Profile of the Adult Client
Hearing Loss over the Lifespan
Profile of the Elderly Client
Hearing Loss
Physical and Mental Health and the Aging Process
Personal and Environmental Factors
Economic Status and Retirement
Living Environments
Model for Rehabilitation
CORE Assessment
CARE Management
Feedback Based on Outcome Measures
Conceptual Framework
Rehabilitation Settings
University Programs
Community Centers and Agencies
Military
Consumer Groups
Hospitals, Medical Offices, Private Practice Audiologists, and Hearing Instrument Specialists
Rehabilitation Assessment
Assessing Impairment
Assessing Activity and Participation
CORE Assessment Summary
Rehabilitation Management
Counseling and Psychosocial Considerations
Amplification and Instrumental Interventions to Achieve Audibility
Remediation for Communication Activities
Environmental Coordination and Participation Improvement
Further Illustration of CORE and CARE
Summary
Summary Points
Recommended Reading
Recommended Websites
References
Implementing Audiologic Rehabilitation: Case Studies
Case Studies: Children
Introduction
Joey: Family-Centered Intervention: Multiple Disabilities
Background Information
Previous Rehabilitation
Environmental Coordination and Participation
Communication Rehabilitation Adjustment
Psychosocial and Counseling Aspects
Mike: Decision Making by a Student Related to Cochlear Implants
Background Information
Aural Rehabilitation Plan: Preimplant
Aural Rehabilitation Plan: Postimplant
Intervention Outcomes
Summary
Amber: Issues Affecting Educational Placement
Background Information
Assessment Findings
Recommendations for Management
Follow-up Assessment
Greg: Late Identification of a Hard of Hearing Child
Background Information
Communication Activity Assessment
Management
Intervention Outcomes
Summary
Sam: Differential Diagnosis through Professional Teamwork: A Tool for Solving Complex Intervention Problems
Assessment
Management
Summary
References and Recommended Reading
Recommended Website
Case Studies: Adults and Elderly Adults
Introduction
Dr. M.: Progressive Hearing Loss
Case History
Audiologic Rehabilitation Assessment
Management
Summary
Mr. B.: Hearing Loss, Depression, and Successful Hearing Aid Use
Informational Counseling
Rehabilitation Assessment
Rehabilitation Management
Summary
J. D.: AR Featuring a Significant Other
Introduction
Informational Counseling
Rehabilitation Assessment
Rehabilitation Management
Summary
Mrs. D.: Cochlear Implant User
Case History
Assessment Information
Preimplant Management
Postimplant Management
Summary
Mrs. E.: Nursing Home Hearing Aid User
Case History
Diagnostic Information
Audiologic Rehabilitation
Summary
Summary Points
Recommended Reading
References
Author Index
Subject Index

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