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A Sound Foundation Through Early Amplification 2013

Date: December 9th - 11th, 2013    
Location: Chicago, United States    
Sponsor: Phonak    

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Presentation: Sound Foundation 2013 Proceedings

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Conference Opening

Presentation: Awakening the Auditory System: Binaural Benefit Revisited

Blake C. Papsin

Journal Article: Conference Keynote Address: Awakening the Auditory System Binaural Benefit Revisited

Chapter 1

Session I - Taking Our Pulse: How Are We Doing Now?

Topic 1

Presentation: Physiologic Assessment of Young Infants: Puzzles & Challenges in EHDI Practise

Martyn Hyde

Journal Article: Physiologic Assessment of Young Infants – Puzzles and Challenges in Early Hearing Detection and Intervention

Chapter 2

Topic 2

Presentation: Children who are Hard of Hearing: Still Forgotten?

Mary Pat Moeller

Journal Article: Children Who Are Hard of Hearing: Still Forgotten?

Chapter 3

Topic 3

Presentation: Are We on Target with our Pediatric Hearing Aid Fittings?

Ryan W. McCreery

Journal Article: Are We on Target With Our Pediatric Hearing Aid Fittings?

Chapter 4

Topic 4

Presentation: Monitoring Outcomes of Children Who Wear Hearing Aids

Marlene Bagatto

Journal Article: Monitoring Outcomes of Infants and Children Who Wear Hearing Aids

Chapter 5

Topic 5

Journal Article: Where Are We Now and Where Do We Need To Be? A Perspective From New Zealand

Chapter 6 - David Foster

Session II - Meeting the Diverse Listening Needs of Children in Today’s World: The Environment and Technology

Topic 1

Presentation: The Complexities of Listening and Understanding in Children with Minimal / Mild Hearing Loss

Dawna Lewis

Journal Article: The Complexities of Listening and Understanding in Children with Minimal/Mild Hearing Loss

Chapter 7

Topic 2

Presentation: FM Technology: When to Introduce to Children

Imran Mulla

Journal Article: The Use of FM Technology for Pre-School Children with Hearing Loss

Chapter 8

Topic 3

Presentation: Flying to the Moon on Radio Waves: Optimizing Outcomes with RF Technologies

Jace Wolfe

Journal Article: Flying to the Moon on Radio Waves: Optimizing Outcomes with RF Technologies

Chapter 9

Topic 4

Presentation: Frequency Lowering Hearing Aids: Procedures for Assessing Candidacy and Fine Tuning

Susan Scollie

Journal Article: Frequency Lowering Hearing Aids: Procedures for Assessing Candidacy and Fine Tuning

Chapter 10

Topic 5

Presentation: What do We Know About the Fitting and Daily Life Usage of Hearing Instruments in Pediatrics?

Christine Jones

Journal Article: What Do We Know About the Fitting and Daily Life Usage of Hearing Instruments in Pediatrics?

Chapter 11

Topic 6

Presentation: Impact of Multiple Technologies on Families: Considerations in Real Life

Janet DesGeorges

Journal Article: The Impact of Multiple Technologies on Families: Considerations in Real Life

Chapter 12

Session III - Integration of Hearing Aids and Cochlear Implants

Topic 1

Presentation: The Benefits of Bimodal Hearing for Adults and Children: Effect of Frequency Region and Acoustic

René H. Gifford

Journal Article: Bimodal Hearing for Children: Effect of Frequency Region and Acoustic Bandwidth

Chapter 13

Topic 2

Journal Article: Results in Individuals with Asymmetric Hearing Loss Using a Cochlear Implant and a Hearing Aid

Chapter 14 - Jill B. Firszt

Topic 3

Journal Article: Fitting Bimodal Devices in Children – A Review

Chapter 15

Session IV - Challenges in Pediatric Service Delivery

Topic 1

Presentation: Understanding the Needs of Children Who are Deaf / HOH with Additional Developmental Challenges

Susan Wiley

Journal Article: Understanding the Needs of Children Who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing Plus

Chapter 16

Topic 2

Presentation: An Update on Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder in Children

Gary Rance

Journal Article: An Update on Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder in Children

Chapter 17

Topic 3

Presentation: Tele-Toddlers: Potential Applications of Telepractice in Pediatric Fitting

Jean Anne Jordan

Topic 4

Presentation: Teleaudiology: Are patients and Clinicians Ready for it?

Gurjit Singh

Topic 5

Presentation: Current Management Trends for Minimal / Mild Hearing Loss in Children

Marlene Bagatto and Anne Marie Tharpe

Journal Article: Decision Support Guide for Hearing Aid Use in Infants and Children with Minimal/Mild Bilateral Hearing Loss

Chapter 18

Topic 6

Presentation: Supporting Families of Children with ANSD

Stephanie Olson

Journal Article: Supporting Families of Children with Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder

Chapter 19

Topic 7

Presentation: Global pediatric hearing health: in search of novel solutions to current challenges

De Wet Swanepoel

Journal Article: Global Pediatric Hearing Health – In Search Of Novel Solutions to Current Challenges

Chapter 20

Session V - Case Studies

Presentation: Panel Discussion

Patricia Roush and Marlene Bagatto

Presentation: A Quick Look Back and a Charge Going Forward

Anne Marie Tharpe

Conference Endnote

Journal Article: Conference Endnote Address: A Quick Look Back and a Charge Going Forward

Chapter 21 - Anne Marie Tharpe