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Auditory (Re)Habilitation for Adolescents with Hearing Loss
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Auditory (Re)Habilitation for Adolescents with Hearing Loss: Theory and Practice

Jill Duncan, Ellen A. Rhoades, and Elizabeth M. Fitzpatrick

Abstract

There is a growing realization that many adolescents with hearing loss require special attention. Despite the benefits of early diagnosis, early amplification, and early intervention, some adolescents with hearing loss do not achieve age equivalent developmental milestones. The purpose of this book is to assist auditory (re)habilitation practitioners in mitigating the negative effects of hearing loss on communicative, socio-emotional, and academic performance of adolescents who rely on auditory-based spoken language to communicate. It is essential that adolescents whose parents choose auditory ... More

Keywords: Deaf, hearing loss, audiology, adolescent, auditory (re)habilitation, cochlear implants, hearing aid, speech, language, cognitive, spoken communication, literacy, phonological awareness

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780195381405
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381405.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jill Duncan, author
RIDBC Renwick Centre/University of Newcastle

Ellen A. Rhoades, author

Elizabeth M. Fitzpatrick, author
University of Ottawa