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Audiology Update (2014)

Books

Allum, Dianne J (Ed)
Cochlear implant rehabilitation in children and adults
Whurr, 1996
ISBN 1897635540
Collection of articles from Cochlear Implant clinics around the world on rehabilitation of both adult and child recipients and explores the various types of therapies in use.

Cole, Elizabeth B & Flexer, Carol
Children with hearing loss: developing listening and talking: birth to six (2nd ed)
Plural, 2011
ISBN 9781597563796
An accessible guide for parents/carers and professionals to hearing loss issues and spoken language skills of children who are deaf.

Gragg, Venita
What is an audiogram?
Gallaudet, 1985
Guide to audiograms aimed at children with illustrations and charts to help explain their own test results.

Kurtzer-White, Ellen & Luterman, David
Early childhood deafness
York Press, 2001
ISBN 0912752610
This book offers a thorough overview of paediatric audiology and provides direction for best practice intervention.

Maltby, Maryanne Tate & Knight, Pamela
Audiology: an introduction for teachers and other professionals
David Fulton, 2000
ISBN 1853466654
A basic guide to audiology aimed at those studying to become teachers of deaf children as well as other professionals working with deaf children and their families.

McCracken, Wendy & Laoide-Kemp, Siobhán
Audiology in education

Whurr, 1997
ISBN 1861560176

McCracken, Wendy; Roberts, Anne; Wilding, Timothy
Study of FM in real world settings (Oticon Foundation)
University of Manchester, 2012
A report of a study into listening environments and how FM (radio aid) systems are used, including the experiences of deaf children, their teachers and their parents.
Study of FM in real world settings link

National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)
Bone anchored hearing aids for children and young people: a guide for parents and families
NDCS, 2005
Brief guide to bone anchored hearing aids (BAHA) for families.

National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)
Child with microtia and atresia: A guide for families
NDCS, 2010
ISBN 9780904691788
A guide for parents of children whose ears have not developed normally externally and/or within the ear canal, causing a range of hearing problems and potentially requiring reconstructive surgery.

National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)
Cochlear implants for children and young people: guidelines for professionals working with deaf children and young people
NDCS, 2005
Quality Standards series. Guidelines for professionals on cochlear implants for deaf children.

National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)
Cochlear implants: a guide for families (rev ed)
NDCS, 2005
ISBN 0904691500
A guide to cochlear implants for families.

National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)
Enlarged vestibular aqueducts and childhood deafness: A guide for families
NDCS, 2011
ISBN 9781907814136
A guide for parents of children with enlarged vestibular aqueducts on how this condition can affect their child. This is a type of sensorineural deafness that can be progressive or fluctuate.

National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)
Over to you: a report of young deaf people's experiences of audiology
NDCS, 2011
ISBN 9781907814259
A project to find out what young people think of their audiology department and comment on their experiences.

National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)
Quality standards for the use of personal FM systems: promoting easier listening for deaf children
NDCS, 2008
The UK Children's FM working group set out their quality standards for the use of FM systems (also known as radio aids) with deaf children in the UK. Includes a CD-ROM with good practice guidelines to complement the standards.

National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)
Quality standards in bone anchored hearing aids for children and young people
NDCS, 2003
ISBN 0904691721
Guidelines for professionals on bone anchored hearing aids (BAHA) for deaf children.

National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)
Transition from paediatric to adult audiology services in England: Quality Standards
NDCS, 2005
Quality standards for transition of deaf young people going into adult audiological services.

National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)
Transition from paediatric to adult audiology services: guidelines for professionals working with deaf children and young people
NDCS, 2005
Quality Standards series. Guidelines for professionals to help ensure a smooth transition to adult audiology services for deaf youngsters.

Otikids
Teachers resource pack: [audiology]
Oticon International, n.d.
Simple information and activities for children about the ear and hearing.

Petersen, Ole & Corell, Ib
Basic audiology
Oticon International, n.d.
Basic information about sound and hearing: the nature of sound; how sound originates; how it is transmitted; the anatomy of the ear; and how the ear and hearing centres of the brain perceive sound.

Stach, Brad
Comprehensive dictionary of audiology (Illustrated)
Williams & Wilkins, 1997
ISBN 0683180754

Stokes, Jacqueline
Hearing impaired infants: support in the first eighteen months
Whurr, 1999
ISBN 1861561067
Written by professionals who work in active co-operation with parents to convey what professionals do and to enable professionals to understand what parents experience on discovering their child is deaf.

White, Alison
Speech processors: care, concerns, connections
Ear Foundation, 2006
A practical guide to the care and maintenance of cochlear implant equipment.

CD-ROMs

Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID)
Using residual hearing effectively: education guidelines project
RNID, 2005
ISBN 1904296092
Information on the management of all types of hearing loss. An update of the publication in 2000. (PDFs on CD-ROM) Series: Education guidelines project.

Articles

Appleton, Jennifer Ann & Bamford, John
Parental and child perception of hearing aid benefit
Deafness and Education International
2006, Vol 8 (1), p3-10
Compares the perceptions of children who use hearing aids and the parents perception of the benefit to the child wearing hearing aids.

Flexer, Carol
Rationale and use of sound field systems
Hearing Journal
August 2002, Vol 55 (8), p10-18
Guide to sound field systems for audiology professionals in the style of "20 Questions".
Carol Flexer Article Link

Gou, J; Smith, J; Valero, J; Rubio, I
Effect of frequency transposition on speech perception in adolescents and young adults with profound hearing loss
Deafness and Education International
March 2011, Vol 13 (1), p17-33
Looks at frequency-lowering of young people's hearing aids to improve speech perception.

McCracken, Wendy; Ravichandran, Aarthy; Laoide-Kemp, Siobhan
Audiological certainty in deaf children with learning disabilities: an imperative for inter-agency working
Deafness and Education International
2008, Vol 10 (1), p4-21
Looks at the audiological needs of children who have learning disabilities.

Smith, Jenny; Dann, Marilyn; Brown, P Margaret
Evaluation of frequency transposition for hearing-impaired school-age children
Deafness and Education International
2009, Vol 11 (2), p62-82
A study of the audiological outcomes for deaf children using hearing aids.