This totally revised edition is a thoroughly referenced and an exhaustive description of the current state of knowledge on hearing and auditory disorders in infants, toddlers and young children. Presented with emphasis on medical aspects of pediatric hearing loss, it covers identification, evaluation and management of children with hearing impairments and deafness. Features updates and discussions of new hearing tests and screening technologies, guidelines and position statements, discussions on the role of the family in childhood deafness and schools of thought in the management of children with hearing loss, and hearing aid fitting and management issues. A new chapter addresses Otitis Media. Features an alphabetized appendix of ninety syndromes and common disorders associated with childhood deafness presented in encyclopedia-like format.
Hearing & hearing loss/auditory mech./med. aspects of hearing loss/dev. of auditory behavior/amplification/etc.
Table of Contents
1 Hearing and Hearing Loss in Children
2 The Auditory System
3 Otitis Media
4 Medical Aspects of Hearing Loss
5 Auditory Development and Early Intervention
6 Behavioral Hearing Testing
7 Physiologic Hearing Tests
8 Hearing Screening in Children
10 Education of Hearing-Impaired Children
Appendix of Hearing Disorders