Educational Audiology Handbook, Third Edition, offers a roadmap for audiologists who work in schools or other providers who support school-based audiology services. As the gold standard text in the field, the handbook provides guidelines and blueprints for creating and maintaining high-quality educational audiology programs. Educational audiologists will also find guidance for achieving full integration into a school staff. Within this comprehensive and practical resource, there are a range of tools, including assessment guidelines, protocols and forms, useful information for students, families, school staff, and community partners, as well as legal and reference documents.
This edition has been streamlined with many of the handouts and customizable forms moved to the PluralPlus companion website for convenient downloading and printing.
- All chapters revised to reflect current terminology and best practices
- A new feature called “Nuggets from the Field” which offers practical information from experienced educational audiologists currently working in school settings
- Revised and updated chapter on legislative and policy essentials
- Latest perspectives on auditory processing deficits
- Contemporary focus on student wellness and social competence
- Expanded information and resources for access to general education
- Updated perspectives on hearing loss prevention
- New information on the development of remote audiology practices
- Materials and recommendations to support interprofessional collaboration
- Updated and more comprehensive technology information with multiple handouts and worksheets
- Resources for students in all current learning environments
- Expanded focus on coaching to support students and school staff
- A PluralPlus companion website with instructor resources including PowerPoint lecture slides, a sample syllabus, learning objectives, and discussion questions, as well as student and professional access to the many handouts and customizable forms
Cheryl DeConde Johnson, EdD, has an extensive history of advocacy for children and youth who are deaf and hard of hearing and their families. Through her many roles as an educational audiologist, early intervention specialist, deaf and hard of hearing program administrator, deaf education and audiology consultant with the Colorado Department of Education, author, and university instructor, she continues to provide consultation, program evaluation, and training globally through her practice, the ADE-vantage (Audiology Deaf Education). Cheryl is also a co-founder of Hands & Voices. She is most proud of her grown daughter who describes herself as sometimes deaf and sometimes hard of hearing and from whom Cheryl continues to be enlightened. Cheryl now shares her time between Leadville, Colorado, and Green Valley, Arizona.
Jane B. Seaton, MS, consultant in audiology and communication disorders, has spent more than 40 years working with families and children with significant hearing and listening challenges. She developed and administered a model regional educational program for deaf and hard of hearing students and has professional experience in the field of pediatric and educational audiology in university, pubic health, hospital and public school settings. Ms. Seaton received an undergraduate degree from Northwestern University, a Master’s degree from the University of Michigan, and continued her post-graduate education at the Universities of Akron, Washington, and Georgia. She has been an invited speaker and writer in the field of educational audiology and continues to serve as an early intervention specialist and stakeholder for Georgia’s Early Hearing Detection and Intervention program.