- 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 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.
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!
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?