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Dr Anne-Marie Tharpe For decades, audiologists, speech-language pathologists, teachers, early interventionists, and parents have puzzled over the impact of unilateral hearing loss on children.  After all, one might assume that one normal hearing ear ought to be sufficient for hearing...
  • March 8, 2019
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Dr Anne-Marie Tharpe Despite the best efforts of all stakeholders, many children with hearing loss maintain deficits in the areas of speech perception and psychoeducational development relative to their normal hearing peers. A possible contributor to those deficits could be...
  • March 8, 2019
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Authors Dr Teresa YC Ching1, Ms Laura Button, Ms Patricia Van Buynder, Ms Sanna Hou, Ms Vivienne Marnane, Ms Louise Martin, Ms Jessica Sjahalam-King, Mr Christopher Flynn, Dr Vicky Zhang;  (National Acoustic Laboratories, Sydney, Australia) Background: Universal newborn hearing screening...
  • March 8, 2019
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Dr Teresa YC Ching1, Dr Harvey Dillon, Mr Mark Seeto, Ms Patricia Van Buynder, Ms Laura Button, Ms Vivienne Marnane (National Acoustic Laboratories, Sydney, Australia) Background: Universal newborn hearing screening has been implemented to detect permanent childhood hearing loss early,...
  • March 8, 2019
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Harvey Dillon, David Nilsson   Despite the effectiveness of new-born screening in Australia, considerably more children receive their first hearing aid(s) during the first four years of school than receive them during the first year of life. While most of...
  • May 4, 2017
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This final presentation will take on the challenge of summarising the intensive two days and the thinking, listening and talking which has taken place. What are the real issues left about newborn hearing screening – are there any? Have we...
  • May 3, 2017
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This conference and its wealth of presentations demonstrates the huge development in the practice of newborn hearing screening and what we have learnt over the years. However, some things remain the same.  Newborn hearing screening means that the diagnosis of...
  • May 3, 2017
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Laura Dixon Oticon Medical, Auckland, New Zealand  The significance of early intervention on language development in children with hearing loss is undeniable. We are now at a point within the industry where simply providing amplification is insufficient for optimum learning...
  • April 27, 2017
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Dr Nic Mahler1, Melissa McCarthy2 1Griffith University, Southport, Queensland, Australia 2RIDBC Renwick Centre, North Rocks, NSW, Australia The last 15 years have seen a steep trajectory of change in knowledge, skills and resources across the hearing loss sector, leading to...
  • April 27, 2017
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Vicki Main1, Linda Mottershead1, Naomi Lee1 1Aurora School, Blackburn South, Victoria, Australia The inclusion of deaf and hearing children at a very young age in a structured play environment promotes the social, emotional and language development of young deaf children....
  • April 27, 2017
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