Educational Audiology Handbook


Author: Cheryl DeConde Johnson,Jane Seaton
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1418041300
Category: Medical
Page: 592
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Written by recognized leaders in educational audiology, EDUCATIONAL AUDIOLOGY HANDBOOK is the gold standard text in the field today. From its straightforward presentation of the scope of an educational audiology practice to blueprints for creating and maintaining high-quality programs, and guidance on achieving full integration into a school staff, this text offers a comprehensive and current overview of everything audiology students and practitioners need to know about school-based audiology. In addition, appendices at the end of each chapter include assessments, forms, parent handouts, and legal and reference documents that pertain to every audiologist whose practice includes children. Customizable versions of these materials are also available on the CD-ROM included in the back of the book giving users practical support for nearly every professional need. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Rehabilitative Audiology

Children and Adults
Author: Jerome G. Alpiner,Patricia A. McCarthy
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780683306521
Category: Medical
Page: 690
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Rehabilitative Audiology: Children and Adults balances theory with practical applications that demonstrate how rehabilitative principles work in the clinical setting. Completely revised, the Third Edition of this popular text offers a large number of tables, appendices, and illustrations making the material easier to learn and retain. The content is organized to highlight various areas of concern, and new advancements in cochlear implants and assistive devices are included to help your patients get the most out of the newest technologies. Special needs of children, early identification of hearing loss, assessment and intervention with pre-school and school-age children, and management of hearing problems in the educational setting are covered in detail.

Handbook of Central Auditory Processing Disorder, Volume II, Second Edition

Comprehensive Intervention
Author: Gail D. Chermak,Frank E. Musiek
Publisher: Plural Publishing
ISBN: 1597566683
Category: Medical
Page: 792
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Chermak and Musiek's two-volume, award-winning handbooks are back in newly revised editions. Extensively revised and expanded, Volume II provides expanded coverage of rehabilitative and professional issues, detailing intervention strategies for children and adults. Volume I provides comprehensive coverage of the auditory neuroscience and clinical science needed to accurately diagnose the range of developmental and acquired central auditory processing disorders in children, adults, and older adults. Building on the excellence achieved with the best-selling 1st editions which earned the 2007 Speech, Language, and Hearing Book of the Year Award, the second editions include contributions from world-renowned authors detailing major advances in auditory neuroscience and cognitive science; diagnosis; best practice intervention strategies in clinical and school settings; as well as emerging and future directions in diagnosis and intervention. Exciting new chapters for Volume II include: Evidence Supporting Auditory Training in Children, by Jeffrey Weihing, Gail D. Chermak, Frank E. Musiek, and Teri James BellisSchool Polices, Process, and Services for Children with CAPD. by Georgina T.F. Lynch and Cynthia M. RichburgHistorical Foundations/Pioneers, by James W. Hall III and Anuradha R. BantwalRemediation of Spatial Processing Issues in CAPD, by Sharon Cameron and Harvey DillonThe Dichotic Interaural Intensity Difference (DIID) Training, by Jeffrey Weihing and Frank E. MusiekConsiderations for the Older Adult Presenting Peripheral and Central Auditory Dysfunction, by Gabrielle Saunders, M. Samantha Lewis, Dawn Konrad-Martin and M. Patrick FeeneyCase Studies, by Annette E. Hurley and Cassandra BillietClinical and Research Issues in CAPD, by Jeffrey Weihing, Teri James Bellis, Gail D. Chermak, and Frank E. Musiek

Comprehensive Handbook of Pediatric Audiology, Second Edition


Author: Anne Marie Tharpe,Richard Seewald
Publisher: Plural Publishing
ISBN: 1597569542
Category: Medical
Page: 1003
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The Comprehensive Handbook of Pediatric Audiology, Second Edition is the most wide-ranging and complete work of its kind, and has become the definitive reference in the specialty area of pediatric audiology. Content areas range from typical auditory development, to identification and diagnostic processes, to medical and audiologic management of childhood hearing and ear disorders. An interdisciplinary assembly of sixty-six internationally recognized experts from the fields of audiology, speech-language pathology, education, pediatric medicine, otology, and hearing science have contributed to this second edition. Building from the success of the first edition, and aligning with the evolution of the profession, this edition expands and deepens its coverage of early identification of hearing loss, etiology and medical considerations, and hearing technologies, especially implantable devices and the measurement of outcomes resulting from intervention. Updates to the new edition include: New chapters on the measurement of outcomes resulting from intervention, preventable hearing loss, implementation of newborn hearing screening programs, and the future of implantable devices, among othersReorganization for improved sequencing of content areaSubstantially updated chapters The Comprehensive Handbook of Pediatric Audiology, Second Edition is intended for use in doctoral-level education programs in audiology or hearing science, as well as to serve as an in-depth reference source for practicing audiologists and other professionals, educators, scientists, and policy makers seeking current and definitive information on evidence-based pediatric audiology practice.

Music for Children with Hearing Loss

A Resource for Parents and Teachers
Author: Lyn Schraer-Joiner
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199382506
Category: Education
Page: 264
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Written by an expert in the field who is both a teacher and a teacher-educator, this book is an in-depth and practical resource for educators and parents who wish to introduce music to children with hearing loss. Author Lyn Schraer-Joiner makes a compelling case for offering music education to children with hearing loss before presenting a series of important and up-to-date teaching strategies meant to inform their educational experience, including preparations for the classroom, communication strategies for parents and teaching staff, and tips on more specific or technical matters such as conducting musical audiograms. These resources provide a solid background for hands-on instructional materials such as music lessons, supplemental activities, educational resources, discussion points, and journal samples for the classroom and home. Schraer-Joiner goes to great lengths to offer detailed, purposeful suggestions for specific classroom settings such as general music, choral ensemble, and instrumental ensemble as well as a set of recommended listening lessons that take this potential variety of settings into account. Furthermore, Schraer-Joiner provides suggestions for incorporating music into everyday activities and also presents an overview of recent research which reinforces the benefits of music upon social and emotional development as well as speech and language development. Each chapter concludes with a section entitled "For Your Consideration" which features review questions, ideas, and instructional activities that teachers and parents can accomplish with deaf and hard of hearing children. The book's "Kids Only" online component provides deaf and hard-of-hearing children with descriptions of the many opportunities available to them in the arts, inspirational case studies and stories, as well as important ideas and topics for deaf and hard-of-hearing children to consider discussing with the teachers, family members, and healthcare professionals that they work with. The message of this book is a powerful one particularly in this day and age. As hearing aid and cochlear implant technologies improve and become increasingly widespread, all teachers--especially music teachers--should expect to see more deaf and hard-of-hearing children in their classrooms. Awareness and preparation are not only vital in aiding these children in the classroom, but are in fact required of teachers by federal law. This book is a comprehensive resource for teachers and parents who wish to gain a better understanding of the emerging field of music education for students with hearing loss.

Handbook of Outcomes Measurement in Audiology


Author: Carole E. Johnson,Jeffrey L. Danhauer
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780769301020
Category: Medical
Page: 374
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Outcomes measurement is where the "rubber hits the road" in contemporary audiology. This new release is devoted to preparing clinicians and students to demonstrate service-delivery effectiveness in all areas and for all sites of professional practice. An exemplar of effectiveness, this sprightly text takes a nuts-and-bolts approach on how to provide data for early hearing detection and intervention (EHDI) programs, diagnostic audiology, aural habilitation, aural rehabilitation, and hearing conservation. Attention is given to cochlear implants, hearing aids, assistive listening devices, and sound-field FM amplification. This is the most likely text that students will keep on their desks in their careers in hearing health care networks, private practice, elderly health care facilities, public schools, speech and hearing clinics, and university training programs. Clinicians will appreciate the clear, concise, and logical presentation as well as the forms and checklists on the CD-ROM

Der lange Weg zur Freiheit

Autobiographie
Author: Nelson Mandela
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 3104031541
Category: History
Page: 864
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»Ich bin einer von ungezählten Millionen, die durch Nelson Mandelas Leben inspiriert wurden.« Barack Obama Eine fast drei Jahrzehnte währende Gefängnishaft ließ Nelson Mandela zum Mythos der schwarzen Befreiungsbewegung werden. Kaum ein anderer Politiker unserer Zeit symbolisiert heute in solchem Maße die Friedenshoffnungen der Menschheit und den Gedanken der Aussöhnung aller Rassen wie der ehemalige südafrikanische Präsident und Friedensnobelpreisträger. Auch nach seinem Tod finden seine ungebrochene Charakterstärke und Menschenfreundlichkeit die Bewunderung aller friedenswilligen Menschen auf der Welt. Mandelas Lebensgeschichte ist über die politische Bedeutung hinaus ein spannend zu lesendes, kenntnis- und faktenreiches Dokument menschlicher Entwicklung unter Bedingungen und Fährnissen, vor denen die meisten Menschen innerlich wie äußerlich kapituliert haben dürften.

Stumme Stimmen

Reise in die Welt der Gehörlosen
Author: Oliver W. Sacks
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783499191985
Category:
Page: 252
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The Handbook of Pediatric Audiology


Author: Sanford E. Gerber
Publisher: Gallaudet University Press
ISBN: 9781563681097
Category: Medical
Page: 450
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A handbook for professionals and advanced students in pediatrics and audiology. After introductory chapters defining hearing loss in terms of pathology and epidemiology, material covers otolaryngic assessment; speech audiometry; acoustic immittance; testing otoacoustic emission in newborns, infants, toddlers, and children; cochlear implants; counseling families of hearing-impaired children; and pediatric audiology service delivery models.

Progressive Tinnitus Management

Clinical Handbook for Audiologists
Author: James Henry
Publisher: Plural Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9781597564045
Category: Medical
Page: 159
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This textbook describes PTM in detail. Minimal background information is provided with the focus on describing the clinical procedures for conducting PTM. The handbook includes 25 separate appendices to facilitate the clinical implementation of PTM with the appropriate flowcharts, procedural guides, questionnaires, patient handouts, and forms.. A DVD and a CD are included with the handbook. The DVD contains four interactive videos, all of which are captioned. The first two videos show the education that is provided to patients during the first and second sessions of PTM Level 3 Group Education. These videos are designed for group viewing by patients in the clinical environment. The third and fourth videos on the DVD provide demonstrations of two relaxation techniques-deep breathing and imagery. These relaxation videos can be used to supplement the Level 3 Group Education. The CD contains PowerPoint files that should be used for the Level 3 Group Education sessions when conducting live presentations.

Triggerpunkte und Muskelfunktionsketten

in der Osteopathie und Manuellen Therapie
Author: Philipp Richter,Eric Hebgen
Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag
ISBN: 383047928X
Category: Medical
Page: 272
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Schmerzpatienten effektiv helfen! Diagnose und Therapie myofaszialer Triggerpunkte sowie verschiedene Erklärungsmodelle der Muskelfunktionsketten für die tägliche Praxis. In diesem Buch finden Sie relevante Informationen über Muskulatur, Muskelketten und Triggerpunkte, die Sie für den Praxisalltag benötigen. Erklärungen zur Entstehung von Schmerzen am Bewegungsapparat erleichtern Ihnen die Diagnose. Die Behandlungsmethoden der myofaszialen Strukturen werden durch Dehnungsübungen ergänzt. Anatomische Zeichnungen und zahlreiche Fotos helfen Ihnen bei der Lokalisation der Triggerpunkte und ihrer zugehörigen Schmerzareale. Neu in der 3. Auflage: Beschreibung der Entstehung myofaszialer Schmerzen durch falsche Körperhaltung sowie Dehnungsübungen zu ihrer Linderung. Ein äußerst gelungenes Werk, eine gute Mischung aus Hintergrundinformationen und praxisrelevanten Themen, welche nicht nur osteopathisch interessierte Leser begeistern wird. (physiopraxis)

Der Klang von fallendem Schnee

Leben ohne zu hören
Author: Bonnie Poitras Tucker
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 310562211X
Category: Fiction
Page: 318
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Die Welt ist voller Rätsel für Bonnie Tucker. Immer wenn ihre Mutter die Tür öffnet, steht ein Besucher davor. Wenn sie aber selbst die Tür aufmacht, ist niemand da. Hat ihre Mutter Zauberkräfte? Nein, ihre Mutter hört nur die Türglocke – Bonnie dagegen ist taub. Eine beeindruckende Lebensgeschichte, durch die wir die Welt des Hörens mit neuen Augen – und Ohren – wahrnehmen. (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine frühere Ausgabe.)

Special education in Nigeria

a search for new direction : (a book of reading in honour of Dr. T.C. Obani)
Author: T. C. Obani,T. O. Adelowo
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9789782454041
Category: Education
Page: 611
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Die Ladenhüterin

Roman
Author: Sayaka Murata
Publisher: Aufbau Digital
ISBN: 3841214800
Category: Fiction
Page: 144
View: 3722

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»Absurd, komisch, klug, mutig und präzise. Einfach überwältigend.« Hiromi Kawakami Die literarische Sensation aus Japan: Eine Außenseiterin findet als Angestellte eines 24-Stunden-Supermarktes ihre wahre Bestimmung. Beeindruckend leicht und elegant entfaltet Sayaka Murata das Panorama einer Gesellschaft, deren Werte und Normen unverrückbar scheinen. Ein Roman, der weit über die Grenzen Japans hinausweist. Keiko Furukura ist anders. Gefühle sind ihr fremd, das Verhalten ihrer Mitmenschen irritiert sie meist. Um nirgendwo anzuecken, bleibt sie für sich. Als sie jedoch auf dem Rückweg von der Uni auf einen neu eröffneten Supermarkt stößt, einen sogenannten Konbini, beschließt sie, dort als Aushilfe anzufangen. Man bringt ihr den richtigen Gesichtsausdruck, das richtige Lächeln, die richtige Art zu sprechen bei. Keikos Welt schrumpft endlich auf ein für sie erträgliches Maß zusammen, sie verschmilzt geradezu mit den Gepflogenheiten des Konbini. Doch dann fängt Shiraha dort an, ein zynischer junger Mann, der sich sämtlichen Regeln widersetzt. Keikos mühsam aufgebautes Lebenssystem gerät ins Wanken. Und ehe sie sichs versieht, hat sie ebendiesen Mann in ihrer Badewanne sitzen. Tag und Nacht.

Enhancing communication skills of deaf & hard of hearing children in the mainstream


Author: James J. Mahshie
Publisher: Singular Pub Group
ISBN: 9780769300993
Category: Education
Page: 300
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With many children who are deaf or hard of hearing now integrated in mainstream classroom settings, speech-language pathologists and school-based clinicians are encountering this population in growing numbers. Enhancing Communication Skills of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children is designed to help clinicians who may have little or no experience with this population to understand its unique communication needs and develop clinical skills for working with them. This important new resource takes a holistic view of children who are deaf or hard of hearing and stresses the child as a communicator rather than focusing on the disorder itself. This book provides a useful framework for viewing and assessing childrens communication abilities and goals at all stages of language development. It also includes specific assessment and treatment techniques to help develop and improve communication skills in order to maximize this populations potential for learning.

Facilitating Hearing and Listening in Young Children


Author: Carol Ann Flexer
Publisher: Singular
ISBN: 9781565939899
Category: Education
Page: 296
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This thoroughly revised edition of a popular classic emphasizes the need to create an "auditory world" for children in which their auditory brain centers continue to develop the neurological and experiential foundations for literacy and learning. A wealth of new, up-to-date information has been added, covering recent developments in amplification technology, cochlear implants, federal legislation, and listening strategies.