medindia.net

Hearing Screening and Early Identification of Syndromes

By Judy Huch, AuD and Carly Copeland, AuD Genetic hearing loss can be associated with hidden potentially life threatening diseases if they go undiagnosed. Hearing loss is often the first clue to detecting these serious syndromes. Most babies with these diseases look healthy at birth and have no family members affected with the disease. Four…

Read More

A Little Spanish Translation Goes a Long Way

Editor’s Note:  This week’s post is from one of my dynamo audiologists, Jennifer T. Lamfers, AuD and AnaMarie Garcia who is an Administrative Specialist who took Jennifer’s ideas and made them work into a translation to Spanish that works with our area of Spanish Speakers.  We have a couple of people in the office who…

Read More

The Reality of Real Ear

Best practices and ethical guidelines in audiology support the use of real ear probe measurements.{{1}}[[1]]Much of this post was contributed by my colleague Jennifer T. Lamfers, AuD[[1]]  But, how many practitioners use it in their practices?  Some conduct real ear measures on every patient, using the measures to adjust hearing aids to reach target gain…

Read More