2016 RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM NEUROIMAGING – PREDICTING HEARING AND LANGUAGE OUTCOMES

The 2016 AG Bell Research Symposium was sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Institute on Deafness and Communication Disorders (NIDCD), and featured panelists:

Julie Arenberg Bierer, Ph.D., CCC-A

John S. Oghalai, M.D.

René Gifford, Ph.D.

Anu Sharma, Ph.D.

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Hearing with Two Ears: A Balancing Act

There are a lot of reasons, research, and rationale to support the need for bilateral amplification for people with hearing loss.  It’s pretty much a “given” at this point in our field, though, sadly, there are still some insurance companies and even hearing healthcare professionals who lag behind the curve.  What should you consider if you or your child have just one cochlear implant and are thinking about going bilateral?  How do you get a second ear “up to speed” if there’s a significant gap between implant dates?  Is it worthwhile to continue using a hearing aid in the other ear after you receive a CI?  How can users or bilateral hearing devices get the most out of their two ears?

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AG Bell 2010: Monday Concurrent Sessions

Auditory Neuropathy and Cochlear Implants: Theory and Treatment

Caroline Arendt, CCC-A; University of Michigan Cochlear Implant Program

Kelly Star, M.A., CCC-SLP; University of Michigan Cochlear Implant Program

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Play It By Ear Seminar: Day Two

AUDITORY INTERVENTION IN ACTION

Joanna Smith, MS, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT and Teresa Caraway, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT (both from Hearts for Hearing)

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Play It By Ear Seminar: Day One

SETTING THE STAGE TO MAXIMIZE AUDITORY POTENTIAL: AGRESSIVE AUDIOLOGICAL MANAGEMENT AND USE OF HEARING TECHNOLOGY

Jace Wolfe, Ph.D., CCC-A (Hearts for Hearing)

The Joint Committee on Infant Hearing published its latest position statement on October 1, 2007.  Some of the most significant changes are:

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