In the midst of an extraordinary time in public health around the world, I am pleased to share the work of my expert colleagues in pediatric audiology.
This article outlines a collaboration between the Infant Hearing Program and Newborn Screening Ontario that will place Ontario at the international forefront of early detection and intervention for early childhood permanent hearing loss.
Patricia Roush explores the research being done on ANSD and the continued efforts to inform and refine our ability to provide optimal clinical management and intervention.
McCreery and Walker look at how practicing audiologists are often caught between opposing views on whether to provide amplification for children with milder degrees of hearing loss.
Anderson et al outline how their study results, paired with previous findings, support exploring how infants with HL utilize both TE and TFS for speech discrimination.
Scollie and Bagatto explore the difficulties in making recommendations for noise management for children who use hearing aids.
Walker et al write about how accurate pictures of how hearing aids support language development in children who are hard of hearing and why it is essential to implementing scientifically-based intervention and counseling for caregivers.
This article looks at how the digital revolution has enabled the potential to leverage technological innovation, bringing the reality of “connected health” to patients and stakeholders involved in the care process.
An essential component of family-centred early intervention (FCEI) in Communication Sciences & Disorders is that support and educational materials should be offered to families in ways that are meaningful and useful to them.
As professionals working with infants and young children with hearing loss and their families, we have a unique opportunity to mitigate negative experiences by promoting self-determination.
Mysteries of the Hearing Brain — What Can Rate Code Tell Us About Cochlear-Implant and Older Listeners?
Samira Anderson looks at how impaired rate discrimination may affect an older person’s ability to understand speech in a cocktail party scenario.
In this edition of “Striking the Right Balance,” Maxime Maheu, M.Sc.S.(A), PhD, Assistant Professor at the University of Montreal, answers a critical question asked by Audiologists performing VEMP testing in clinical settings. Follow his advice for obtaining reliable recordings and providing valuable input when reporting your results.
This article takes a look at how recent advancements in connectivity technologies have enabled the clinical reality of remote service delivery across many health professions.
Feasibility of Using Tele-Audiology in the Canadian Marketplace as An Alternative To Live Appointments for Follow-Up Services
Alexander et al explain why we need to embrace new technology focused on connectivity that may be applied to healthcare, such as tele-audiology, as this has the potential to enhance the delivery of care to patients and alter our current business structure.
Janine Verge shares her top 5 reasons to always use a microphone when public speaking.
This is a review of papers accessed from the Google ScholarTM and MendeleyTM databases that deal with risk of hearing loss when mechanical vibrations are also applied to the bodies of noise-exposed workers.
With the whole world fixated on the viral epidemic, it is timely to remind ourselves about viral infections that can cause hearing loss.
Gael Hannan would like audiologists to remind their clients to reach out others on hearing loss via social media – they will be glad to hear from you!
Pam Millett looks at how the rapid rise in online learning due to COVID-19 has created unique challenges for students with hearing loss and why not enough time and attention has been paid to issues for students with special needs.
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