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Instructional Level: Fundamental
NEW! Attend the Professional Poster Session, to hear the presentations of the highest rated professional submissions during the blind review process. Outstanding poster presentations from this session will be selected for the Professional Poster Awards.
The Audiology Project: Diabetes, Hearing Loss, and Risk of Falls
Rachael R. Baiduc; Kathy Dowd, M.Ed, AuD, F-NAP; Amy E. Sanders
Learner Objective: Identify pathophysiological consequences of and epidemiological outcomes related to diabetic ear disease.
Positive Reinforcement Learning-Based Training as a Treatment Approach for Tinnitus
Joshua Caldwell; Kamakshi Gopal; Daniele Ortu; Amrita Pal
Learner Objective: Identify challenges with tinnitus treatment options and describe the role of positive reinforcement in tinnitus modulation.
Implementation of Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement in a New Pediatric Balance and Vestibular Program
Melissa Caine, Au.D.; Joe Donaher; Melissa Ferrello, Au.D.; Joy Peterson, AuD
Learner Objective: Explain how to utilize quality assurance and performance improvement processes as a practice assessment and improvement resource.
Second Time's the Charm? Test-Retest Reliability of Behavioral APD Measures
Jackie M. Davie, PhD; Katharine Fitzharris, AuD, PhD
Learner Objective: Describe test-retest reliability and aspects of construct validity in terms of behavioral auditory processing test measures.
Findings of a Universal Hearing Screening Program for School-Aged Children
Sarah K. Black, Extern ; McKenna Dowdell; Lisa G. Fox-Thomas, PhD; Emily Hamuka; Amy Myers; Connie Williams
Learner Objective: Describe the advantages and challenges of a universal hearing screening program for school-age children.
Electrocochleography as a Measure to Account for Variability in Adult Cochlear Implant Speech-Perception Outcomes
Oliver Adunka, MD, FACS; Meghan Hiss; Jameson Mattingly, MD; Aaron C. Moberly, MD; Jason Riggs
Learner Objective: Identify the various components of the electrocochleographic response and describe how this response may correlate with speech perception outcomes in cochlear implant recipients.
Auditory Processing: A Comparison Between School-Aged Children Born Full-Term and Premature
Alisha L. Jones, AuD; Allison M. Plumb, SLP; Laura Willis, SLP
Learner Objective: State the definition of prematurity, and explain how prematurity potentially affects the auditory system, language and cognition.
Hidden Hearing Loss: Preliminary Studies for Development of a Protocol for Identification in Humans
Mariana Keiko Kamita; Gabriela Lisboa; Carla Gentile Matas, PhD; Renata Moreira, PhD; Bruno Morita; Camila Rabelo, PhD; Clayton Henrique Rocha,; Alessandra Samelli, PhD; Seisse Gabriela Sanches, PhD; Júlio César Gonçalves. Trabanco
Learner Objective: Analyze auditory functions that could be impaired at noise-induced hidden hearing loss.
Noise Exposure in a Call Center: Headsets and Auditory/Extra-Auditory Symptoms
Camila Aquino; Raquel F. Gomes; Denise Gonzaga; Renata Moreira, PhD; Clayton Henrique Rocha; Alessandra Samelli, PhD; Bárbara G. Silva,
Learner Objective: Analyze solutions to reduce noise in the work environment of telemarketers.
Cortical Maturation in Children with Cochlear Implant: Electrophysiological and Behavioral Measures
Ricardo F Bento, PhD; Ana Cláudia M Carvalho, PhD; Marina I. Cavalcanti; Maria VSG Gomez, PhD; Ivone Ferreira Neves Lobo, PhD; Carla Gentile Matas, PhD; Liliane AF Silva; Robinson K Tsuji, PhD
Learner Objective: Identify important clinical resources to monitor the benefits and limits of the cortical maturation and of the behavioral performance in children with cochlear implants.
Can Attending Daycare Improve Auditory Figure Ground Perception in Developing Auditory Systems?
Kate Tucker; Aurora J. Weaver, PhD ; Gail M. Whitelaw, PhD
Learner Objective: Identify normative data for pediatric auditory figure-ground perception and analyze factors that influence performance.
Word and Phoneme Recognition in Noise and Reverberation in Bimodal Cochlear Implant Users: A Pilot Study
Lingxiao Guan; Kirsten Kramer, AuD; Yunfang Zheng, Sc.D., MD
Learner Objective: Describe the combined effects of noise and reverberation on speech recognition for listeners with bimodal cochlear implants.