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Selected Online Leader articles about Aural Rehabilitation
Group Audiologic Rehabilitation for Adults: Ten Reasons to Add This Service to Private Practice
Audiologic rehabilitation can be offered in individual or group sessions and may be personalized for each patient to include technology, communication strategies, coping skills, speech-reading, auditory training, and knowledge of public laws requiring access to auditory information.
Incorporating a Client-Centered Approach to Audiologic Rehabilitation
Changes in several domains over the last decade have had a profound effect on how we conceive, organize, provide, and evaluate audiologic rehabilitation services. Today, hearing aid fittings must be accompanied by patient education, counseling, and other non-technological services.
Group Audiologic Rehabilitation for Adults and Their Communication Partners
How does a simple question and a group conversation improve the functional and psychosocial outcomes for adults with hearing loss?
Audiologic Rehabilitation: Research and Resources
New research and ASHA resources available about audiologic rehabilitation.
Parent Engagement in Audiologic Habilitation
Although early identification of hearing loss and use of hearing technology are critical first steps, obtaining auditory access does not automatically result in improved language abilities. There is growing evidence that early intervention services that facilitate parent engagement often result in improved language acquisition.
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.
Cochlear Implants in Infants and Toddlers: Are SLPs Ready for This Growing Trend?
Over the past two decades, cochlear implants have proven effective in children, ages 3-18. Now research indicates that children who are fitted at earlier ages fare better on speech perception and production tests. Are SLPs ready for this new wave of toddlers with cochlear implants?
Aural Rehabilitation Telepractice-International Project Links NY Student Clinicians, Bolivian Children
Speech-language pathology graduate students from Columbia University use telepractice to not only provide services to young students thousands of miles away in Bolivia, but also to also enhance their language and cultural focus of their education.
Reflections on 40 Years of Amplification: H. Gustav Mueller
Fourth in a series of article on the work of master clinicians, this article profiles H. Gustav Mueller who has led developments in amplification and audiology and is an internationally recognized presenter.
Aural Rehabilitation for the Workplace: Listening in Our Offices Helps Clients Listen in Theirs
A series of focus groups with professionals with acquired hearing loss sheds new light on how hearing loss affects job performance and what they would like from their audiologists.
Forecasting the Future of Aural Rehabilitation
Fourth in a series of articles highlighting the work of master clinicians in audiologic/aural rehabilitation, this article profiles the work of Jerome Alpiner, whose textbooks about aural rehabilitation have been a professional mainstay.
The Need for Auditory Training
Our professions must evolve to the point where we can inform patients confidently and compellingly that they must actively engage in rehabilitation training in order to achieve maximum potential with hearing technology.
Aging and Speech Communication
Peripheral, central-auditory, and cognitive factors affect speech-understanding problems in older adults.
A Look at AR in the Last Decade
This article is the first in an occasional series highlighting the work of master clinicians in audiologic/aural rehabilitation. In this article, Mark Ross reflects on AR in the past decade.
Aural Habilitation Update
An overview of aural habilitation practice highlighting the importance of adequate auditory input on speech development.
Redefining Auditory Processing Disorder
Read about the latest thinking on diagnosis and treatment from the perspectives of audiologists and speech-language pathologists.
Effectively Serving Atypical Clients With Hearing Loss
Learn tips and strategies for working with individuals with hearing loss and additional disabilities.
Falling Through the Cracks: One Long Journey to Correct Identification
Parents share their journey through newborn hearing screening and early intervention.
Serving Clients Who Use Sign Language
Many professionals now encounter clients who use sign languages as their primary mode of communication. Do they need to get interpreters or make referrals?