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

Paperback | April 24, 2014

byJill Duncan, Ellen A. Rhoades, Elizabeth M. Fitzpatrick

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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 thisbook 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 choseauditory-based spoken language receive systematic, consistent, well-planned, appropriate auditory (re)habilitation.In Auditory (Re)Habilitation for Adolescents with Hearing Loss, Jill Duncan, Ellen A. Rhoades, and Elizabeth Fitzpatrick provide practitioners with key milestones considered fundamental to understanding adolescents with hearing loss as well as a pedagogical foundation and general interventionstrategies for both planning and direct face-to-face (re)habilitation with adolescents. The authors summarize important issues related to the spoken language development of adolescents, focus on aspects of communication that are functionally relevant to adolescents with hearing loss, and providestrategies for facilitating auditory-based spoken communication skills. They conclude with a discussion of factors influencing auditory (re)habilitation, both in service delivery and outcomes, and provide the application of theory to practice through a demonstration of case studies.

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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 thisbook is to assist auditory (re)habilitation...

Jill Duncan is an academic in deaf education and auditory-verbal practice. She has held educational leadership positions in Australia and the United States. Her research focuses on adolescents with hearing loss, their families and practitioners who serve them. She has received many national and international awards for innovation and s...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.68 inPublished:April 24, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195381408

ISBN - 13:9780195381405

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Acknowledgements1. Introduction to Auditory (Re)habilitation for Adolescents2. Developmental Considerations Fundamental to Understanding Adolescents with Hearing Loss3. Theories, Philosophies, and Perspectives Underpinning Auditory (Re)habilitation for Adolescents4. Auditory (Re)habilitation Framework and Pedagogical Practices5. Audiological Management for Adolescents with Hearing Loss6. Adolescent Spoken Communication7. Communication Assessment in Adolescent Auditory (Re)habilitation8. Literacy and Auditory (Re)habilitation9. Auditory-based Communication Skills10. Adolescents with Hearing Loss: Enhancing Learning Potential via Personal Resources11. Strategies For Facilitating Social Communication of Adolescents With Hearing Loss12. Computer-Mediated Communication and Its Importance to Adolescents with Hearing Loss13. Stakeholder Characteristics Influencing the Auditory (Re)habilitation Process For Adolescents With Hearing Loss14. Theory To Practice In Auditory (Re)habilitation For Adolescents: Two Case StudiesReferences