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Foundations of Aural Rehabilitation Children, Adults, and Their Family Members

ISBN-10: 1428312153
ISBN-13: 9781428312159
Edition: 3rd 2009
Authors: Nancy Tye-Murray
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Book details

List price: $183.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 5/6/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 792
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.838
Language: English

One of our most successful and widely used texts, we proudly present the new third edition of Foundations of Aural Rehabilitation. A readable, comprehensive resource, it covers topics such as identification and diagnosis of hearing and other hearing-related communication challenges, patient and family counseling, selection and fitting of listening devices, communication training, literacy promotion, and much more. General information is provided in the early sections, while the latter half of the book focuses on adult and child populations, respectively. New to this edition are chapters on adults who have tinnitus, aural rehabilitation plans for infants and toddlers, and aural rehabilitation plans for children and teenagers. Thoroughly revised and updated, with more photos and illustrations throughout, this edition is the most comprehensive edition yet.

Preface
Introduction
The World Health Organization and hearing-related disability
Services included in the aural rehabilitation plan
Where does aural rehabilitation occur?
Who provides aural rehabilitation?
Hearing loss
Service needs
Cost-effectiveness and costs
Evidence-based practice
Case study: Evidence-based practice decision making
Speech Recognition and Persons Who Have Hearing Loss
Assessing Hearing Acuity and Speech Recognition
Review of the audiological examination and the audiogram
Purpose of speech recognition testing
Patient variables
Stimuli units
Test procedures
Difficulties associated with speech recognition assessment
Multicultural issues
Case study: Reason to go with a test battery approach
Listening Devices and Related Technology
Hearing aids
Cochlear implants
Assistive listening devices (ALDs)
Case study: Listen to the music
Auditory Training
Historical notes
Candidacy for auditory training
Four design principles
Developing analytic training objectives
Developing synthetic training objectives
Formal and informal auditory training
Interweaving auditory training with other components of aural rehabilitation
Auditory training programs
Benefits of auditory training
Case studies: Listening with a new cochlear implant
Speechreading
Speechreading for communication
Characteristics of a good lipreader
What happens when someone lipreads?
The difficulty of the lipreading task
What happens when someone speechreads?
Importance of residual hearing
Factors that affect the speechreading process
Oral interpreters
Case study: An exceptional lipreader
Speechreading Training
Candidacy
Traditional methods of speechreading training
Developing speechreading skills
Analytic speechreading training objectives
Synthetic speechreading training objectives
Computerized instruction
Efficacy of speechreading training
Case study: Targeting training
Conversation and Communication Behaviors
Communication Strategies and Conversational Styles
Conversation
Facilitative communication strategies
Repair strategies
Research concerning repair strategies and communication breakdowns
Conversational styles and behaviors
Case study: A couple conversing
Assessment of Conversational Fluency and Communication Difficulties
Conversational fluency
General considerations for evaluating conversational fluency and hearing-related disability
Interviews
Questionnaires
Daily logs
Group discussion
Structured communication interactions
Unstructured communication interactions
Case study: A school boy opens up
Communication Strategies Training
Self-efficacy
Issues to consider when developing a training program
Getting started
Model for training
Short-term training
Communication strategies training for frequent communication partners
Communication strategies training for children
Benefits of training
Case studies: An increased sense of self-efficacy
Counseling, Psychosocial Support, and Assertiveness Training
Who provides counseling, psychosocial support, and assertiveness training?
Counseling
Psychosocial support
Assertiveness training
Related research
Case study: Solving challenging situations
Aural Rehabilitation for Adults
Adults Who Have Hearing Loss
Prevalence of hearing loss among adults
A patient-centered approach
Characteristics of adult-onset hearing loss
Who is this person?
Where is the person in terms of adjustment to hearing loss?
Case studies: One size doesn't fit all
Aural Rehabilitation Plans for Adults
Assessment
Informational counseling
Development of an aural rehabilitation plan
Implementation
Outcomes assessment
Follow-up
Case study: A road map for success
Aural Rehabilitation Plans for Older Adults
Activity limitations and participation restrictions
Audiological status and otologic health
Life-situation factors
Physical and cognitive variables
Aural rehabilitation intervention
Aural rehabilitation in the institutional setting
Case study: Staying active
Aural (Re)habilitation for Children
Infants and Toddlers Who Have Hearing Loss
Detection of hearing loss
Identification and quantification of hearing loss
Health care follow-up
Parent counseling
Early-intervention overview and development of an aural rehabilitation strategy
Communication mode
Listening device
Early-intervention program
Parental support and parent instruction
Case study: A memorable journey
School-Age Children Who Have Hearing Loss
Creation of an Individualized Education Plan (IEP)
The multidisciplinary team
School and classroom placement
Amplification and assistive listening devices
Classroom acoustics
Speech, language, and literacy
Other services
Children who have mild or moderate hearing losses
Case studies: IDEA(s) for all
Appendix
Glossary
References
Author Index
Subject Index

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