Understanding Childhood Hearing Loss: Whole Family Approaches to Living and Thriving

Understanding Childhood Hearing Loss: Whole Family Approaches to Living and Thriving

by Brian J. Fligor

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ISBN-13: 9781442226661
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 10/16/2015
Series: Whole Family Approaches to Childhood Illnesses and Disorders Series
Pages: 200
Sales rank: 701,225
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Brian Fligor, ScD, is a board certified audiologist and holds a pediatric audiology specialty certification (PASC). He is chief audiology officer at Lantos Technologies, Inc., a private medical device company developing novel technology to help those with hearing loss. Fligor is also founder and principal audiologist of Boston Audiology Consultants, Inc., an audiology clinical and consulting practice in metropolitan Boston, Massachusetts. He has held numerous faculty appointments at audiology programs and medical schools, including Assistant Professor in the department of Otology and Laryngology at Harvard Medical School and faculty member of the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disorders (LEND) program while he served as director of diagnostic audiology at Boston Children’s Hospital (Boston, MA) from 2005 – 2013. In these roles, he developed and taught courses in pediatric audiology, with an emphasis on the diagnosis and management of hearing loss in newborns. He is currently adjunct faculty in the audiology training programs at Northeastern University (Boston, MA) and Salus University (Elkins Park, PA). Fligor has authored 22 papers in peer-reviewed medical/scientific journals, 8 book chapters in general audience books and medical/scientific textbooks, given over 100 invited presentations at national and international medical and audiology conferences, and is a regular contributor to national news outlets on topics of hearing loss in children and noise-induced hearing loss and tinnitus. He lives in the Boston metropolitan area with his wife and four children.

Table of Contents

1: Welcome to Holland… A Clinician’s Perspective
2: What is Hearing Loss? How Did This Happen?
3: How Hearing is Tested in Infants and Young Children
4: The Impact of Childhood Hearing Loss
5: How is Hearing Loss Treated?
6: Beyond Devices: How Do You Know Interventions are Working?
7: Members of the Management Team
8: Experiences and Practical Advice
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