See below for a recording of my May 2016 presentation for Cochlear and the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children/Renwick Centre “Complex and Challenging Cases” [CC]
Tag Archives: Healthcare and Insurance
[WEBINAR] More Than Just Ears: Hearing Loss, Balance, and Mental Health in Seniors
Please join me for a webinar on Tuesday June 16th at 7PM Eastern Standard Time. More Than Just Ears: Hearing Loss, Balance, and Mental Health in Seniors is a FREE webinar sponsored by Ear Gear and accredited by the International Hearing Society for continuing education credit. Coming this fall — stay tuned!
Cochlear Implant Evaluations: What To Expect, What to Ask
In past articles, I’ve discussed the cochlear implant process from candidacy to activation and beyond. But what actually happens in a candidacy evaluation? How do the professionals on your cochlear implant team decide who is a good candidate for the device? What do all of these appointments really mean, and what questions should informed patientsContinue reading “Cochlear Implant Evaluations: What To Expect, What to Ask”
Recovering from Cochlear Implant Surgery
Congratulations! You (or your child) are on your way home from a successful cochlear implant surgery. What now? Here are some tips to make recovery as smooth and comfortable as possible.
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 ifContinue reading “Hearing with Two Ears: A Balancing Act”
FAQs about Hearing Loss, Hearing Technology, and Auditory Verbal Therapy
When you meet someone new, one of the first questions we tend to ask is, “What do you do?” When I tell people that I teach children with hearing loss to listen and speak, it’s a real conversation starter. Here are some of my most frequently asked questions about hearing loss, hearing technology, and Auditory VerbalContinue reading “FAQs about Hearing Loss, Hearing Technology, and Auditory Verbal Therapy”
Inside a Teletherapy Session
Teletherapy is a new and growing field in the world of speech-language pathology and auditory verbal therapy. This technology revolutionizing the way that people with hearing loss receive the care they need and deserve to live full, rich, and fulfilling lives. I love using teletherapy to help people with hearing loss and their families allContinue reading “Inside a Teletherapy Session”
How Do I Pay for Teletherapy?
My teletherapy services are charged directly to the patient/family. After your therapy session, you will receive an electronic invoice from a secure site. Clients are able to pay using their bank account, credit card, or debit card. International currency is no problem — the secure payment site will do the conversions for you!
Sources of Funding for Hearing Technology and Rehabilitation
Decades and centuries ago, learning to listen and talk used to be a privilege reserved for the select few — children whose families could afford costly travel, private tutors, the best hearing technology. Today, the reality is vastly different — NO child should EVER be denied a chance at listening, speaking, and a quality education justContinue reading “Sources of Funding for Hearing Technology and Rehabilitation”
AG Bell 2014: Concurrent Sessions
In this recap: Complicated Cochlear Implant Cases and Evidence Based Data to Support Early Cochlear Implantation Complicated Cochlear Implant Cases Ted Meyer, M.D., Ph.D. Meredith Holcomb, Au.D., CCC-A