While most audiologists are familiar with newborn screening procedures, they often have less experience with the behavioral evaluation of hearing in infants and young children. Written by a recognized authority in the field, this book provides complete coverage of this important specialty, and shows how to conduct reliable audiologic assessments in a wide range of clinical settings.
Special features include:
- Strategies for taking case histories and determining the right test protocol (observation, visual reinforcement, or play audiometry)
- Detailed instruction in testing infants and children at all age levels
- Complete coverage of amplification evaluation and hearing aid selection
- Numerous suggestions for providing effective patient and family counseling
Practical, concise, and thoroughly illustrated, this book is a must for all specialists who wish to improve their skills in audiologic evaluation.
Also available on a new videocassette, BEHAVIORAL EVALUATION OF HEARING IN INFANTS AND YOUNG CHILDREN demonstrating the use of assessment techniques in more than 25 actual cases.