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Guest Post: Auditory Verbal Therapy for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Auditory Verbal Therapy (AVT) for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing by Wendy Visser, M.Ed, Dipl. Auditory Verbal Studies    “Auditory-Verbal Therapy facilitates optimal acquisition of spoken language through listening by newborns, infants, toddlers, and young children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Auditory-Verbal Therapy promotes early diagnosis, one-on-one therapy, and state-of-the-art audiologic management […]

Tip Tuesday: Research Supporting use of Personal FM Systems!

This is the third installment of my Awesome Audiology Month!  Today we will be talking about research supporting the use of personal FM systems. If you missed my previous blog and want to read about research support for sound-field systems click here. A number of studies have been conducted to assess possible advantages to the use […]

Tip Tuesday: Research Supporting Use of Sound-Field Systems!

It’s October, Awesome Audiology Month and last week we discussed a research study regarding PK teachers’ perceptions on the use of sound-field and FM systems. Most teachers’ felt the use of a sound-field or personal personal FM system in conjunction with auditory management already in place (i.e.  hearing aids (HA) or cochlear implants (CI)) for […]

Blogging About Research: PK Teachers’ Perception and Use of Sound-Field and FM systems!

 October is Audiology Awareness Month and I’m planning on sharing information about this field ALL MONTH LONG!!!!  So sit back and relax because were are going to take a journey to the “other side” of our profession!  Let’s head into the world of…Awesome Audiology!!! This is my first time participating in the monthly Blogging about […]

Spothlight on Audiology: (Central) Auditory Processing Disorder!

You may have heard of Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD) or Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) in the past.  These terms are used interchangeably and refer to the same skill set. The following information was adapted from the ASHA website  (American-Speech-Language Hearing Association). Please click on the link above for more detailed information. What is (Central) Auditory Processing […]

Spotlight on Audiology: Auditory Verbal Therapy (AVT)

 The following blog could NOT have been possible without the guidance, education, and assistance of Lynn A. Wood, M. A., CCC-A, LSLS Cert. AVT  of Auditory Verbal Center of Wheaton.  She is a wonderful resource and wealth of informtion.  Please find her complete biography at the bottom of this blog.    Auditory Verbal Therapy (AVT) is a great way […]

Spotlight on Audiology: Hearing Tests!

We all remember the school nurse taking us to her office, placing headphones on our ears and asking us to raise our left or right hand when we hear a “beep” in the respective ear.  But we didn’t know that was just scraping the tip of service in this wonderful science called “Audiology”. Audiologists perform […]

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