The Best Toys for Conditioned Play Audiometry
When children are about 2.5-5 years old they begin to transition from doing Visual Reinforcement Audiometry to Conditioned Play Audiometry for hearing tests. In order to complete conditioned play audiometry typically a toy is used to help the child establish a conditioned response and to make it fun. In this post I will share some of my most favorite toys I use for conditioned play audiometry. Conditioned Play Audiometry Toys and Games for Hearing Tests and Conditioned Responses
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What is Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder?
I’m so excited for scientific research to crack the code and be able to pinpoint the site of lesion for Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder (ANSD). We’re getting closer and starting to realize that certain genetic forms of ANSD are likely not going to resolve/improve (ANSD improves in a very very very very small % of patients). Between that and an MRI to determine if there is a thin or absent nerve we can give slightly better guidance about the plan of action. Beyond that there can be a lot of gray area and questions marks. Starting early intervention right away is going to be the best thing you can do!…
5 Tips for Preparing a Baby for a Newborn Hearing Screening or ABR Hearing Test
Nervous about your baby's newborn hearing screening test? Here's some tips for preparing your baby and yourself in order to make the process as easy as possible!
How Do You Test a Baby’s Hearing?
How do you test a baby's hearing? What does it mean when a baby fails the newborn hearing screening?