Search ASHA Publications About Pediatric Audiology: Early Identification and Intervention
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Selected Online Leader articles about Pediatric Audiology: Early Identification & Intervention:
Pediatric Oncology: The Audiologist's Role
Audiologists often work with patients who are receiving ototoxic chemotherapy. When the patient is a child, many variables must be considered in the planning and provision of family-centered clinical care.
Auditory Remediation for Patients With Landau-Kleffner Syndrome
Although there is a body of evidence to support medical treatment for LKS, there is limited information about the clinical management for the language disorder or acquired (central) auditory processing disorder [(C)APD].
Fitting Infant Hearing Aids
In the assessment of young infants' hearing, ABR is a clinically feasible part of a comprehensive test battery and also assists in meeting the second goal of EHDI programs—to initiate intervention by 6 months of age.
Workshop Features Telepractice Programs for EHDI
Telepractice services are being explored in a variety of settings to provide a cost-effective and efficient mechanism for providing audiological and early intervention services to children with hearing loss who are identified through EHDI programs.
Coverage for Pediatric Services
Plans often deny treatment for several reasons; clinicians can help their clients by understanding the possible reasons for denial and strategies to avoid them.
Audiologists' Role in Early Diagnosis of Usher Syndrome
Audiologists are often the first—and primary—health care provider for individuals with Usher syndrome, and it is important to recognize and refer individuals who present with clinical signs and symptoms of Usher syndrome.
Hearing Aid Use by Infants: More Than Meets the Ear?
Research Directions-A research study examines why full-time, consistent hearing aid use comes more easily for some infants and their families than for others.
Developing a Strong Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program
Connecting families with one another for support is a focal point of the Massachusetts Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Program.
Closing the Gap in EHDI Follow-Up
Children are still being lost to follow-up after newborn hearing screening. This article explores the gaps in the system.
Navigating the Early Intervention System: A Guide to Scope and Funding of Programs
Speech-language pathologists and audiologists can participate effectively in early intervention programs when they understand the scope of these programs and their funding mechanisms.
Service Delivery in Natural Environments: Evaluating the Most Appropriate Treatment Setting
Evaluate the most appropriate treatment setting for infants and toddlers with hearing loss using the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
Hearing Screening in Early Childcare Settings
The potential for enhancing newborn screening follow-up by improving Head Start screening is capturing the attention of early hearing detection and intervention communities nationwide.
Intervention for a Child with Auditory Neuropathy/Dys-synchrony
Our experience has indicated that some children with AN/AD may develop age-appropriate speech and language with hearing aids, while others receive limited benefit from hearing aids but perform relatively well with a cochlear implant.
Crossing Boundaries: Accessibility for Children in Rural Areas
As members of the Skokomish Nation of Washington State, the authors share their journey in obtaining services for their son who has hearing loss.
Cytomegalovirus: A Major Cause of Hearing Loss in Children
CMV is one of the most frequently transmitted common infections that results in hearing loss in children, yet most women in the United States know little about CMV infections and its potential impact on their children.
Contemporary Audiologic Assessment for Auditory Dys-Synchrony
Pediatric audiologists should be familiar with contemporary protocols for the assessment of AN/AD in children.
Early Hearing Detection and Intervention: Audiologists and SLPs Collaborate in Successful Program
Communication and cooperation among audiologists and speech-language pathologists is pivotal to the success of statewide programs for early hearing detection and intervention.
Psychosocial Development of Children with Hearing Loss
Audiologists can support successful experiences at each developmental stage by working with the child and family.
Assessing Auditory Milestones in Children
Audiologists have both auditory and speech and language milestones to use as benchmarks for monitoring aspects of communication development.
Auditory Neuropathy/Dys-synchrony: Trends in Assessment and Treatment
The diversity of etiologies, sites of lesion, and auditory abilities presents challenges in making remediation decisions for individual with this auditory disorder.
What Do Children Hear?
Auditory development is a prolonged process, despite the precocious development of the inner ear, and continues well into the school years, as children become more selective and more flexible about the way they process sound.
Red Flags for Disabilities in Children Who Are Deaf/Hard of Hearing
In children with hearing loss, other problems may be overlooked until an astute clinician, therapist, or family member notes a lack of appropriate skill progression.
Babies with Hearing Loss: Steps for Effective Intervention
When children have congenital hearing loss, it's critical to establish a medical home and when fitting hearing aids and to consider the selection, verification, orientation, validation and follow-up in providing amplification for babies.
New Directions in Pediatric Cochlear Implantation: Effects on Candidacy
The expectations for speech and language development in children who receive a CI are higher than ever before, and as a result, indications for cochlear implantation are being expanded to new populations.
Hearing Research: Children From Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations
Research highlights the differences in the prevalence, etiology, and support services available to children with hearing loss from diverse backgrounds.
Genetics and Hearing Loss
Most hearing loss is genetic, and the availability of genetic testing is adding a new dimension to our ability to provide the best possible care for children and families.
Ototoxicity: Early Detection and Monitoring
For patients with life-threatening illnesses that warrant treatment with ototoxic drugs, communication ability is a central quality-of-life issue.