PrefaceAcknowledgementsEditorsContributorsChapter 1. Auditory-Verbal Therapy: An OverviewWarren Estabrooks, Karen MacIver-Lux, Ellen A. Rhoades, and Stacey R. LimChapter 2. Hearing, Listening, the Brain, and Auditory-Verbal TherapyCarol Flexer and Ellen A. RhoadesChapter 3. Evaluating the Research and Examining Outcomes of Auditory-Verbal Therapy: Moving From Evidence-Based to Evidence-Informed PracticeAlice Eriks-Brophy, Hillary Ganek, and Glynnis DuBoisChapter 4. Audiology: Implications for Auditory-Verbal TherapyCarolyne EdwardsChapter 5. Hearing Aids and Auditory-Verbal TherapyRyan W. McCreery and Elizabeth A. WalkerChapter 6. Implantable Hearing Technologies and Auditory-Verbal TherapyJace Wolfe and Sara NeumannChapter 7. Assistive Hearing and Access Technologies and Auditory-Verbal TherapySamuel R. Atcherson, Tina Childress, and Sarah Warren KennettChapter 8. Milestones in Auditory-Verbal Development: Auditory Processing, Speech, Language, Emergent Literacy, Play, and Theory of MindKaren MacIver-Lux, Stacey R. Lim, Ellen A. Rhoades, Lyn Robertson, Rosie Quayle, and Louise HonckChapter 9. Emergent Literacy in Children with Hearing Loss and Auditory-Verbal TherapyLyn Robertson and Denise WrayChapter 10. Strategies for Listening, Talking and Thinking in Auditory-Verbal TherapyEllen A. Rhoades, Warren Estabrooks, Stacey R. Lim, and Karen MacIver-LuxChapter 11. Parent Coaching Strategies in Auditory-Verbal TherapyEllen A. Rhoades and Karen MacIver-LuxChapter 12. Blueprint of an Auditory-Verbal Therapy SessionWarren Estabrooks, Louise Honck, Karen MacIver-Lux, and Rosie QuayleChapter 13. Auditory-Verbal Therapy in Action: Step-by-Step Session PlansWarren Estabrooks, Louise Honck, Sally Tannenbaum-Katsaggelos, Maria Emilia (Mila) de Melo, Becky Crow Clem, David Sindrey, Lisa Katz, Karen MacIver-Lux, and Pamela SteacieChapter 14. Children with Complex Hearing Issues and Auditory-Verbal TherapyStacey R. Lim and Karen MacIver-LuxChapter 15. Inclusion at School and Auditory-Verbal TherapyEllen A. Rhoades, Karen MacIver-Lux, and Stacey R. LimChapter 16. Professional Partnerships and Auditory-Verbal TherapyWarren Estabrooks, Dale V. Atkins, Jennifer K. Sansom, Stacey R. Lim, Wendy D. Visser, Rebecca A. Siomra, and Ellen YackChapter 17. Family Journeys in Auditory-Verbal Therapy: Stories from Twelve CountriesWarren EstabrooksEpilogueIndex
Warren Estabrooks, M.Ed., LSLS Cert. AVT, is President and CEO of WE Listen International Inc., a global consulting company in Toronto, Canada. He provides worldwide professional education and training in auditory-verbal therapy for professionals who work with children with hearing loss and their families.He was Director of the Auditory Learning Centre of the Learning to Listen Foundation, a Founding Director of Auditory-Verbal International and the AG Bell Academy, and is the Honored Patron of the Warren Estabrooks Centre in Sri Lanka. He is a Canadian of Distinction, recipient of numerous awards, and has made considerable contributions to the literature.Karen MacIver-Lux, M.A., Aud(C), Reg.CASLPO, LSLS Cert. AVT, is President and CEO of SoundIntuition, a company that provides continuing education opportunities, training and consulting for professionals who work with children who have communication disorders. She is also Director of MacIver-Lux Auditory Learning Services, in Toronto, Canada. Karen is a proud consultant of WE Listen International, Inc. Formerly she was Coordinator of Clinical Services at the Learning to Listen Foundation in Toronto. She served as a director of the Board of Auditory-Verbal International Inc. and she was honored by Maclean's magazine as one of the top 100 young Canadians in 2000.Ellen A. Rhoades, EdS, LSLS Cert. AVT, is an international consultant. Besides authoring many peer-reviewed publications, she provides Auditory-Verbal training, workshops, mentoring. In addition to being Executive Director/Founder of a non-profit Auditory-Verbal center for 17 years, she established/directed three other Auditory-Verbal programs. She was a Founding Director of Auditory-Verbal International, served on AG Bell Association's Board of Directors and was Associate Editor of The Volta Review. Her awards include Professional of the Year (AVI), Program of the Year (AG Bell), and Nitchie Award in Human Communication (League for the Hard of Hearing). She has congenital bilateral profound hearing loss.