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Language: English. Abstract: Text books, tools, and videos on education, development, disabilities and family issues. Subject Category: Hearing. Language. Speech. Descriptors: Patient Resources. Professional Resources. Teaching Aids. Parent Resources. Disabilities. Autism. Behavior Disorder. Language Disorder. Special Education. Childhood Disabilities.

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Children and Tinnitus.

Author(s): Coles, R., Hazell, J. Source: London, England: Royal National Institute for Deaf People. 200x. [2 p.]. Availability: Available from RNID Helpline. P.O. Box 16464, London EC1Y 8TT, United Kingdom. 0870 60 50 123. Fax: 0171 296 8199. E- mail: helpline@rnid.org.uk. Website: www.rnid.org.uk. PRICE: Single copy free. Language: English. Abstract: The incidence of tinnitus (a ringing or buzzing noise in the ears) may be greater among children than in adults, particularly among children with some degree of hearing loss. This fact sheet offers information about children and tinnitus. The fact sheet, from the British based Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID), first discusses the prevalence rates of tinnitus in children, the symptoms in children (which tend to be intermittent), risk factors for becoming aware of or bothered by the tinnitus, the need to reassure parents of children with tinnitus (children are often not bothered by their own tinnitus), and the association of tinnitus with otitis media with effusion (middle ear infection, called 'glue ear' in the British literature). The fact sheet then details the causes of tinnitus, including Meniere's disease, spontaneous emissions of tones, temporary conductive deafness, noise-induced tinnitus, and hearing loss with recruitment; and treatment options, including tinnitus maskers, hearing aids, and tinnitus retraining therapy (TRT). 1 reference. Subject Category: Hearing. Descriptors: Tinnitus. Therapy. Symptoms. Children. Etiology. Patient Education. Hearing Loss. Patient Care Management. Risk Factors. Parent Education. Otitis Media With Effusion. Ear Infections. Noise. Conductive Deafness. Masking. Hearing Aids. Behavior Modification.

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Developing English Skills and Knowledge Program

Handbook.

Author(s): Rohloff, J. M. Source: Knoxville, TN: Postsecondary Education Consortium (PEC). 200x. 52 p. Availability: Available from PEPNet Resource Center. National Center on Deafness, California State University, Northridge, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330-8267. Voice/TTY: (888) 684-4695 or (818) 677- 2611. Fax: (818) 677-4899. Website: www.pepnet.org. PRICE: Single copy free. Language: English. Abstract: This handbook describes the Developing English Skills and Knowledge (DESK) Program at the Louisiana Status University (LSU), an effort designed to assist deaf and hard of hearing students in making a smooth transition from high school to post secondary institutions. The DESK Program focuses exclusively on English skills and is offered to four high school English classes at the Louisiana School for the Deaf. This handbook describes the ten workshops used in the DESK program. Each chapter consists of objectives, materials, preparation (when necessary), procedure, and comments. The chapters cover getting acquainted, beginning to evaluate, continuing to evaluate, revising the evaluation essay, essay introductions, beginning to compare or contrast, continuing to compare or contrast, drafting the comparison or contrast essay, working one on one with students, and the college visit and follow up. Each chapter offers specific, detailed strategies for working with the students and helping them to develop their writing skills. Supplementary materials, many of which are meant to be duplicated in the form of handouts or overhead transparencies, are also included. Subject Category: Hearing. Descriptors: English Language. Language Arts. Curriculum. Guidelines. Education of the Hearing Impaired. Deaf Persons. Hearing Impaired Persons. High School. Secondary Education Programs. Classroom. Writing Skills. Writing. Language Development. Language Instruction. Language Skills.

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Cued Speech Discovery! Catalog 2004-2005.

Author(s): The National Cued Speech Association. Source: Cleveland, OH: National Cued Speech Association. 200x. 16pp. Availability: Available from National Cued Speech Association. 23970 Hermitage Road, Cleveland, OH 44122-4008. Voice/TTY: (800) 459-3529 or (216) 292-6213. E-mail: info@cuedspeech.com. Web site: www.cuedspeech.com. PRICE:. Language: English. Abstract: This catalog contains resources for parents, educators and clinicians including workbooks, resource materials, and games in formats that include computer software, audiovisuals (CD's, DVD's and videotapes), and print. The catalog also offers gift products. Subject Category: Language. Speech. Hearing. Descriptors: Hearing Disorder. Speech Disorder. Speechreading. Speech Development Resources. Deafness. Sign Language. Speech- Language Pathology. Speech Therapy. Communication Aid. Language Development.

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Ear Anatomy Poster.

Source: American Academy of Audiology. Reston, VA. 2002. Availability: Available from the American Academy of Audiology. Publications, 11730 Plaza America Drive, Suite 300, Reston, VA 20190. Voice: 800-AAA-2336; 703-790-8466. Fax: 703-790-8631. Web site: http://www.audiology.org/store. PRICE: Small Poster (8.5" x 11"). Pkgs. of 100, Members: $30; Non-Members: $35. Large posters (11" x 22"). Single copy, Members: $4.50; Non-Members: $7. Language: English. Abstract: This full-color illustration is an updated version of the classic Zenith Ear Chart by Ernest W. Beck. Available in two sizes. Subject Category: Hearing. Descriptors: Anatomy. Audiology. Poster. Human Ear.

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Hearing Loss?

Source: American Academy of Audiology. Reston, VA. 2002. Availability: Available from the American Academy of Audiology. Publications, 11730 Plaza America Drive, Suite 300, Reston, VA 20190. Voice: (800) AAA-2336; (703) 790-8466. Fax: (703) 790-8631. Web site: http://www.audiology.org/store. PRICE: Pkgs. of 100. Members: $40; Non- Members: $50. Language: English. Abstract: This full-color educational patient brochure on hearing loss includes indicators for detecting hearing loss, reasons why the patient may be unaware of a hearing loss, general information on hearing aids, the Hearing Health Quick Test, and room on the back for the physician's practice's contact information. 8-page fold-out. Subject Category: Hearing. Descriptors: Hearing Loss. Audiology. Hearing Self-test. Screening. Patient Resource.

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HIV/AIDS Related Hearing Loss.

Source: American Academy of Audiology. Reston, VA. 2002. Availability: Available from the American Academy of Audiology. Publications, 11730 Plaza America Drive, Suite 300, Reston, VA 20190. Voice: (800) AAA-2336; 703-790-8466. Fax: (703) 790-8631. Web site: http://www.audiology.org/store. PRICE: Pkgs. of 100. Members: $25; Non- Members: $30. Language: English. Abstract: Intended for anyone concerned about this issue for themselves, a family member or a friend, this brochure discusses the connection between HIV/AIDS and hearing loss and explains how this type of hearing loss can be prevented, what treatments are available, and why it is crucial for HIV/AIDS patients with hearing loss to work closely with an audiologist. 6-page fold-out. Subject Category: Hearing. Descriptors: Hearing Loss. HIV/AIDS. Treatment. Rehabilitation.

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Audiogram of Familiar Sounds.

Source: American Academy of Audiology. Reston, VA. 2002. Availability: Available from the American Academy of Audiology. Publications, 11730 Plaza America Drive, Suite 300, Reston, VA 20190.

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