How do we hear? What are the parts of the ear and what kinds of hearing loss are there? In…
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Not passing the NBHS can be a sign of any number of things and does not automatically mean the baby has hearing loss. There is the idea of a “false positive,” meaning a test result is flagging the patient for having a problem when they don’t actually have it.
When you use a Q-tip, you dig this wax from where it belongs into the back portion, often creating an impaction (heavy buildup). Even if you see wax removed by the q-tip, more of it is being pushed in that your aren’t seeing. The
Time for a pop quiz! ‘True,’ ‘False,’ or ‘It depends!’
Cochlear implants (CI) ….
are a modern medical miracle
are destroying a rich and complex Deaf culture
are guaranteed to work
will work the same for everybody
will make someone ‘deaf’ into someone ‘hearing’
What does an educational audiologist do? Let me tell you more about our school and about my responsibilities in the school.
Population: Most of our ~65 students have either cochlear implants or hearing aids. And many of the students have additional co-morbidities, including cognitive impairment, Autism Spectrum Disorder, visual impairment, physical disabilities, and medical issues.
What do a 35-year-old mother, a 58-year-old salesman and a 46-year-old special education teacher have in common?
PLAY AUDIOMETRY (Conditioned Play Audiometry, CPA) Testing young children’s hearing can be an exciting challenge for audiologists! Each child requires…
Becoming an audiologist in the U.S. requires obtaining a four-year clinical doctorate degree (Au.D.), and of course, a state license.…
Hi! My name is Lilach Saperstein, Au.D. and I’m passionate about explaining and sharing information with my patients, students,…