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Adult Audiologic Rehabilitation
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Adult Audiologic Rehabiliation, Second Edition is an advanced textbook for doctoral level audiologists that focuses solely on adults with a completely international perspective. The second edition includes nine new chapters and is the only advanced text to meet the need for the high level of preparation required for doctoral level training, and presents clinicians with the latest practice techniques and technologies. With ever changing technology and new methodologies in client care, the second edition of Adult Audiologic Rehabilitation is a critical resource to audiology education. The book covers definitions of audiologic rehabilitation, an overview of the area, psychosocial impact of hearing loss, assessment strategies, current technologies, treatment methodologies, research needs, and special issues in audiologic rehabilitation. It has been deliberately structured to move the reader from introduction, to specific details of the specialty of audiologic rehabilitation, to providing insights into characteristics of this patient population, and thence to a framework for assessment and treatment of the impact of hearing loss.
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Foreword to the First Edition by Mark Ross Foreword to the Second Edition by Harry Levitt Introduction Acknowledgements Contributors Dedication Chapter 1: History of Adult Audiologic Rehabilitation: The Past as Prologue. Chapter 2: Defining Audiologic Rehabilitation. Chapter 3: The International Classification of Functioning: Implications and Applications to Audiologic Rehabilitation. Chapter 4: The Psychological Effects of Social Stigma: Applications to People with An Acquired Hearing Loss. Chapter 5: Self-Assessment in Adult Audiologic Rehabilitation. Chapter 6: Clinical Utility of Self Assessment. Chapter 7: Quality of Life Assessment. Chapter 8: Assessment for Implantable Technologies. Chapter 9: Importance of Verification to Audiologic Rehabiliation. Chapter 10: Issues Related to Counseling. Chapter 11: Patient Motivation. Chapter 12: Self-Efficacy Theory in Audiologic Rehabilitation. Chapter 13: One-to-One Speech Communication Training. Chapter 14: Visual Speech Perception. Chapter 15: Auditory Training. Chapter 16: Communication Partnership Therapy as Audiologic Rehabilitation. Chapter 17: Group Therapy and Group Dynamics in Audiologic Rehabilitation. Chapter 18: Incorporating Communication Partners into the AR Process. Chapter 19: Hearing Assistive Listening Technology. Chapter 20: Peer Support/Consumer Perspective. Chapter 21: Evidence-Based Research in Audiologic Rehabilitation. Chapter 22: Music and Cochlear Implants in Audiologic Rehabilitation. Chapter 23: Vocational Issues for Persons with Hearing Loss. Chapter 24: Audiologic Rehabilitation of Older Adults. Chapter 25: Tinnitus Rehabilitation. Chapter 26: Auditory and Cognitive Processing in Audiologic Rehabilitation. Chapter 27: Research Needs in Audiologic Rehabilitation Appendix A: Joint Letter from American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Academy of Doctors of Audiology, and American Academy of Audiology, August 17, 2012

About the Author

Joseph J. Montano, Ed.D., is Director of Hearing and Speech in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology at Weill-Cornell Medical College, Cornell University in New York. A Fellow of the American Speech-Hearing Association and former Chair of the New York State Speech Language and Hearing Association, he is widely published in Audiologic literature. Jaclyn B. Spitzer, Ph.D. is Professor of Clinical Audiology and Speech Pathology in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, and Director of Audiology and Speech Pathology at Columbia University Medical Center of New York, Presbyterian Hospital.

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From the Foreword '"The contributors to the volume are leading authorities who have pioneered new approaches in the field. Many are from countries other than the United States thereby providing an international perspective to the volume. The breadth of coverage is substantial, as reflected by the large number of chapters on the various topics relevant to adult audiologic rehabilitation. This is an impressive volume containing a wealth of information. The range of topics and their relevance to practical issues in adult audiologic rehabilitation is impressive. The chapters deserve to be read and reread in order to gain an in-depth appreciation of the multi-dimensional considerations to be taken into account in order to maximize the efficacy of adult audiologic rehabilitation. Read, understand, and make good use of the valuable information contained in this substantive volume." --Harry Levitt, PhD "Four chapters provide the most up-to-date information on listen-ing technology that this reviewer has seen, particularly their integration in an aural rehabilitation framework. These chapters include ' Self-Assessment in Adult Audiologic Rehabilitation: Research Applications ' by Noble; ' Assessment for Implantable Technolo-gies ' by Spitzer and Mancuso; ' Hearing Aid Technology and the Importance of Verification ' by Bentler and Wu; and ' Hearing Assis-tance Technology Systems as Part of a Comprehensive Audiologic Rehabilitation Program ' by Thibodeau. Other strengths of the book include the direct application to aural rehabilitation of data from various disciplines, such as biology, neurology, psychology, and cognition. The book provides outstanding analysis of studies that meet standards of scientific rigor and efficacy; up-to-date research, areas; clinically useful tables; and insightful case studies. Perhaps the best presentation of the bases of visual speech perception and its clinical applicability is in the chapter by Lansing. In summary, overall this is an outstanding book that contributes to the profession 's knowledge base and clinical applicability. This book would greatly benefit all students and professionals working in aural rehabilitation or interested in aural rehabilitation research. This book would be valuable as a course textbook for Au.D. or Ph.D. students who are taking a course in adult aural rehabilitation." --Steven Bornstein, University of New Hampshire, International Journal of Audiology (2014)

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