- American Sign Language, Audiology, Cochlear Implants, Communication, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education, Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss
Books About Hearing Loss for Kids and Adults
A friend recently asked for help finding a book about a child getting a cochlear implant. I found a few options and vaguely remembered books I’ve seen throughout the years, but it made me want to make a comprehensive list of as many of the books about hearing loss as I could find. In this list I have books about hearing loss, books about children with hearing loss, books about hearing aids, books about kids getting hearing aids, books with characters that have hearing loss, books with characters that are deaf, books about characters with microtia/atresia, books about characters with unilateral hearing loss, books about using sign language, and on…
- ABR Testing, American Sign Language, Audiology, Auditory Neuropathy, Cochlear Implants, Communication, Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss, Hearing Technology, Hearing Tests
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!…
How to Write Your Audiology Letter of Intent for Grad School
When Audiology grad programs choose students they will be investing time, energy, and their program budget towards this student. They want to know that this investment will be a good one. Are you a good investment? Being a good investment means:
Doctor of Audiology Grad School Interview Questions and Tips
I think I had a grad school interview, but for some reason must have repressed the memory because I can’t remember that part of the process AT ALL. Luckily my friend and fellow audiologist Delia had some amazing advice to share with students. Basic Grad School Interview Questions and Ideas for How to Think About Your Answer
- American Sign Language, Audiology, Cochlear Implants, Communication, Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss, Hearing Technology
Do Cochlear Implants Work? All About Audiology Podcast Episode
The amazing Dr. Lilach Saperstein invited me to be on her podcast “All About Audiology Podcast” to talk about an important topic- do cochlear implants work? Dr. Saperstein is transcribed the entire episode on allaboutaudiology.com -yay accessibility! Disclaimer: All information is solely my own thoughts and opinions. I do not speak on behalf of my employers, educational institutions, or professional organizations past, present, or future. The information provided is intended for general knowledge and is not a substitute for professional audiological and/or medical advice. Audiological care can be very individualized so it’s important to discuss any problems, concerns, or questions you have with your provider. Download the episode here: Itunes:…
- Audiology, Cochlear Implants, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education, Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss, Hearing Technology
5 things this Pediatric Audiologist Wants You to Know
Spoiler alert- I’m the pediatric audiologist! Thanks so much to Hearing Like Me for helping me share these resources with parents of kids with hearing loss. Click the link below to read this article:
How Can Speech Language Pathologists Work With Audiologists – Speechie Side Up Podcast Interview
I was on a podcast! With the amazing Venita Litvack of Speechie Side Up. We talk about how hearing loss affects speech and how and when to refer a child for a hearing test.
Traveling With Kids With Hearing Loss
Are you traveling for the holidays? Here’s some tips!
Tips for the Holidays With Hearing Loss
Now is a great time to start thinking about how to make the holidays better for your guests with hearing loss – not only kids with hearing loss because with 60% of people over 60 having hearing loss and 80% of people over 80 having hearing loss.. chances are there’s a few people at your holiday get together that can benefit from these!
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!