FOUNDATIONS OF AURAL REHABILITATION: ADULTS, CHILDREN, AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS, 4th Edition introduces the fundamentals of rehabilitative audiology and hearing-related speech-language pathology in an easy-to-read style, along with concrete suggestions for delivering high-quality services.
Designed for both classroom learners and as a reference for professionals, this widely-used book entwines theory with clinical practice, and presents research-based information for identifying, diagnosing, and treating hearing loss and hearing-related communication disorders. I
Important topics include patient-centered services, auditory training for adults and for children, speechreading, counseling, selection and fitting of listening devices, conversational fluency and communication strategies training, and language and speech promotion.
Divided into sections to cover adult and child populations separately, the book distills readings into important "Take Home" points illustrated by representative research reports, case studies and anecdotes, example procedures, and lively figures.