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    Kate Reynolds, Cynthia McCormick Richburg, Diane Heller Klein and Michelle Parfitt

    Use this reference to answer your questions about assisting children who have hearing loss. Children with Audiological Needs is designed to meet the needs of a variety of professionals who work with these children. Programs in teacher preparation for deaf education,special education, and general education, speech and language pathology, physical therapy, occupational therapy, early intervention, educational interpreting, and educational administration can use this as a text in their initial course sequences. In addition, parents will find the information helpful in understanding the needs of their child.

    Beginning with laws that impact people with hearing loss and the professionals who work with them, and continuing through the anatomy and etiologies of hearing loss, the principles of sound, the types of amplification and sound stimulation systems, and finally the critical components of learning how to use sound, this book provides all of the fundamental information essential for working effectively with children who have any type or degree of hearing loss. The writing style gives the reader necessary information in a nontechnical and comfortable format.

    Children with Audiological Needs is filled with springboard discussion scenarios; sidebar information that is supportive and in some cases, amusingly instructive; helpful websites; and thought-provoking questions.