Auditory Disorders in School Children: The Law, Identification, Remediation

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The fourth edition of this classic text extensively covers techniques for identifying hearing loss in infants and children. It provides important information on diagnosis and treatment of mild to severe auditory disorders, including diagnostic testing procedures, hearing aids, cochlear implants, and examines all the treatment options that are reshaping the future of auditory disorders.
 

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Contents

A New Era for the Identification and Treatment of Children with
1
A New IDEA for Students Who Are Deaf
9
Principles
27
Medical Aspects of Disorders of the Auditory System
70
Screening for Auditory Disorders
96
Auditory Processing Disorders
124
Psychoeducational Assessment of Individuals with Hearing Loss
147
Psychoeducational Assessment of Children with Auditory Language
188
Classroom Acoustics
269
Classroom Amplification Systems
284
Assistive Devices
306
Cochlear Implants
323
Techniques and Concepts in Auditory Learning and Speechreading
344
Classroom Intervention Strategies and Resource Materials
394
Counseling for Parents of Children with Auditory Disorders
414
Enhancing the SelfImage of the Mainstream Child with Auditory
426

Family and Early School Intervention for the New Era Child
211
Contribution of Mild Hearing Loss to Auditory Language
233
Maintenance of Personal Hearing Aids
249
Index
447
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Page 226 - that, to the maximum extent appropriate, children with disabilities, including children in public or private institutions or other care facilities, are educated with children who are nondisabled, and that special classes, separate schooling, or other removal of children with disabilities from the regular educational environment occurs only if the nature or severity of the disability is such that education in regular classes with
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Page 8 - appropriate public education that emphasizes special education and related services designed to meet their unique needs and prepare them for employment and independent living.
Page 10 - child who is deaf or hard of hearing, consider the child's language and communication needs, opportunities for direct communications with peers and professional personnel in the child's language and communication mode, academic level, and full range of needs, including opportunities for direct instruction in the child's language and communication mode; and (v) Consider whether the child requires assistive technology devices and services. The
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About the author (2004)

Ross J. Roeser, Ph.D., is Professor and Executive Director at the UTD/Callier Center for Communication Disorders and the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas Marion P. Downs, D.H.S., is Professor Emeritus of the Department of Otolaryngology, Division of Audiology, at the Health Sciences Center, University of Colorado

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