Head Angle and Elevation in Classroom Environments: Implications for Amplification
- Changing Lives in the Developing World. Stringer, Paige // Hearing Loss Magazine;Mar/Apr2010, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p30
The article presents the author's experience of helping children with hearing loss in Vietnam access education and resources to make their lives better. She was born with profound hearing loss which made her understand the effect of hearing professional teachers and hearing aids shortage in the...
- Many hearing impaired kids don't use, have access to hearing aids. // Nation's Health;Apr2008, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p7
This article reports on a study on the use of hearing aids by children with hearing loss in the U.S. Released by the Better Hearing Institute, the study found that only 12 percent of children with hearing loss use hearing aids and that one out of five parents say they are unable to afford...
- Development of Pre-Word-Learning Skills in Infants with Cochlear Implants. Houston, Derek M.; Ying, Elizabeth A.; Pisoni, David B.; Kirk, Karen ller // Volta Review;Fall2003, Vol. 103 Issue 4, p303
Families of infants who are congenitally deaf now have the option of cochlear implantation at a very young age. In order to assess the effectiveness of early cochlear implantation, however, new behavioral procedures are needed to measure speech perception and language skills during infancy. One...
- Cochlear implant -- speech and language development in deaf and hard of hearing children following implantation. Ostojić, Sanja; Djoković, Sanja; Dimić, Nadežžda; Mikić, Branka // Vojnosanitetski Pregled: Military Medical & Pharmaceutical Journ;Apr2011, Vol. 68 Issue 4, p349
No abstract available.
- An Auditory Performance Evaluation of Pediatric Hearing Aid Fittings. Poissant, Sarah F.; Maxon, Antonia Brancia // Volta Review;Summer2001, Vol. 103 Issue 3, p141
The purpose of this investigation is to determine the acoustic cues available in a signal representing amplified speech to young children fitted with hearing aids according to current clinical methods. The auditory performance of forty 5-year-old children with normal hearing was measured using a...
- Approaches to hearing aid fitting in infants and young children. Seewald, Richard C.; Gagne, Jean-Pierre // Volta Review;Summer95, Vol. 97 Issue 3, p161
Discusses alternative approaches to hearing aid fitting with infants and young children in light of technological developments. Description of both audiometric and electroacoustic-based procedures; Discussion on the relative strengths and limitations of each approach to hearing aid fitting.
- What's That You Say? // Scholastic Parent & Child;Dec2010/Jan2011, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p40
The article presents a study from Brigham and Women's Hospital which showed that hearing loss in children between 12-years-old and 19-years-old has increased over the past decade in 2010.
- Technology: Improving Sound, Easing Fury. Reisler, Jim // Newsweek;2/24/2003, Vol. 141 Issue 8, p16
Explores the complexities of Deaf Culture in the United States and whether it is more beneficial to raise deaf children as oralists or signers. Hearing aids such as a cochlear implant; How the technological revolution has benefitted the deaf community; Statement that schools for the deaf are...
- Children with Cochlear Implants from Bilingual Families: Considerations for Intervention and a Case Study. Mark M. Guiberson // Volta Review;Spring2005, Vol. 105 Issue 1, p29
The common assumption that children who are deaf cannot or should not become orally bilingual is challenged. The author reviews current research and describes the benefits achieved by expanding a child's linguistic opportunities through including parents and their home language in intervention....