Introduction to Audiologic Rehabilitation / Edition 7 available in Paperback
Introduction to Audiologic Rehabilitation provides a cohesive introduction to the basics of audiologic rehabilitation in an easy-to-read style that resonates with undergraduate students. Highly regarded as experts in the field, the authors introduce the fundamentals, present the important methods and procedures, and include two case study chapters that address the rehabilitation needs of both children and adults. They examine the changing state of audiology through coverage of important contemporary issues such as professional documents, evidence-based practice, multicultural issues, and advances in computer and web-based rehabilitation activities. Based on a proven model framed within the concepts of the World Health Organization, this book helps students prepare to provide high-quality, state-of-the-art services to clients of any age.
The Seventh Edition features an enhanced focus on cochlear implants in Chapter 3 and revised discussions of vestibular and tinnitus treatments. New chapter learning outcomes, supplementary learning activities, references, and recommended websites keep readers focused and engaged with the material.
|Series:||What's New in Communication Sciences & Disorders Series|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)|
About the Author
Michael A. Nerbonne received his Ph.D. at Michigan State University and is Professor Emeritus of Audiology at Central Michigan University. He has published widely in professional journals, is co-author of Communication Disorders of the Aged, and is co-editor of seven editions of Introduction to Audiologic Rehabilitation. In addition to his ongoing commitment to audiology, Nerbonne is focused on family time and fishing.
Table of Contents
- Overview of Audiologic Rehabilitation
- Hearing Aids and Hearing Assistive Technologies
- Cochlear Implants
- Auditory Stimulation in Communication
- Visual Stimuli in Communication
- Language and Speech of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
- Psychosocial Aspects of Hearing Loss and Counseling Basics
- Audiologic Rehabilitation Services in the School Setting
- Audiologic Rehabilitation for Children
- Comprehensive Approaches to Audiologic Rehabilitation
- Audiologic Rehabilitation across the Adult Life Span: Assessment and Management
- Implementing Audiologic Rehabilitation: Case Studies
- Case Studies: Adults and Elderly Adults