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The Cochlear Implant Education Center (Brochure).

Source: Gallaudet University. Washington, DC. 2002. Availability: Available from Cochlear Implant Education Center. Gallaudet University, 800 Florida Avenue, NE., Washington DC 2002- 3695. Voice: (202) 651-5638. E-mail: debrs.nussbaum@gallaudet.edu. Web site: http://clerccenter.gallaudet.edu/CIEC. Language: English. Abstract: The Cochlear Implant Education Center (CIEC) is a unit of the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center on the campus of Gallaudet University. CIEC provides on-site services for students with cochlear implants and gathers and shares information at a national level related to effective strategies to educate and habilitate/rehabilitate students with cochlear implants who also use sign language. Features of the CIEC program are family education, auditory and speech skill training, assistive technology in the classroom, counseling, collaboration with hospital implant centers, and device monitoring. The CIEC is not a surgical implant center. This brochure describes the services of the center and concludes with comments from the CIEC coordinator, Debra Nussbaum. 8 page fold-out. Subject Category: Hearing. Descriptors: Cochlear Implants. Assistive Technology. Social Services. Classroom. Language Development. Parent Education. Therapy. Counseling. Patient Care Management. Monitoring. Education. Educational Setting. Educational Methods. Education of the Hearing Impaired. Schools. Deafness. Deaf Persons. Hearing Impaired Persons. Hard of Hearing Persons. Communication Strategies. Communication Methods. Communication Devices. Information Resources. Gallaudet University.

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Two Ears Are Better Than One.

Source: Port Huron, MI: Unitron Industries Ltd. 2002. 2pp. Availability: Available from Unitron Industries Inc. 3555 Walnut Street, P.O. Box 5010, Port Huron, MI 48061-5010. (800) 521-5400 or (810) 982- 0166; Fax: (810) 987-2011. PRICE: Single copy free; bulk orders available. Language: EN. Abstract: This brochure provides basic information about binaural hearing aids (wearing a hearing instrument for each ear). Topics covered include the physiology of hearing, and how binaural fittings improve sound localization, listening in noise, and hearing sensitivity. The brochure includes a space for the health care provider's name and address. Subject Category: Hearing. Descriptors: Hearing Aids. Hearing Loss. Signal Processing. Assistive Listening Devices. Listening Skills. Hearing. Physiology. Equipment and Supplies.

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Signs of Hearing Loss.

Source: Port Huron, MI: Unitron Industries Ltd. 2002. 2pp. Availability: Available from Unitron Industries Inc. 3555 Walnut Street, P.O. Box 5010, Port Huron, MI 48061-5010. (800) 521-5400 or (810) 982- 0166; Fax: (810) 987-2011. PRICE: Single copy free; bulk orders available. Language: EN. Abstract: This brochure provides information about the symptoms of hearing loss. After a brief description of the frequencies of sound, the brochure describes the symptoms of hearing loss in children and hearing loss in adults. In the section on hearing loss in children, the brochure asks readers questions to help ascertain whether or not a hearing loss is present. The brochure briefly explains the treatment options for hearing loss, notably the use of hearing aids. The brochure includes a space for the health care provider's name and address. Subject Category: Hearing. Descriptors: Hearing Loss. Symptoms. Adults. Children. Hearing Aids. Risk Factors. Speech Development. Language Development. Psychosocial Factors. Assistive Listening Devices.

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Your Baby's Hearing.

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-

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Members: $30. Language: English. Abstract: Ideal for new parents, this brochure contains information on infant hearing milestones and hearing loss with simple advice for parents. It highlights the importance of normal hearing in babies and encourages parents to seek help from audiologists to request hearing testing. English and Spanish versions. 6-page fold-out. Subject Category: Hearing. Descriptors: Infant Screening. Hearing. Hearing Loss. Parent Education.

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What Would You Do? Making Decisions, A Survival Guide for

Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students.

Source: HiP Publishing Group, http://www.hipworks.org. California. 2001. Availability: Butte Publications. P.O. Box 1328, Hillsboro, OR 97123- 1328. Voice/TTY toll-free (866) 312-8883; Voice: (503) 648-9791. Fax: toll-free (866) 412-8883; Fax: (503) 693-9526. E-mail: service@buttepublications.com. Web site: http://www.buttepublications.com. PRICE: $19. Language: English. Abstract: This interactive video is intended to encourage discussions among hearing-impaired middle and high school students about peer pressure and conflict resolution. Teacher notes and a scene guide are included with each video. 16-minute, open-captioned video. Subject Category: Hearing. Descriptors: Communication. Behavior. Conflict Resolution. Children. Hearing Impaired.

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Selecting the Hearing Aids That Are Right for You.

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 brochure offers a step-by-step guide to purchasing hearing aids and covers a broad range of hearing aid topics including styles, technology, and reasons that consumers should consult an audiologist. The Academy's Pre-Purchase Assessment Guideline for Amplification Devices also is included. 8-page fold-out. Subject Category: Hearing. Descriptors: Hearing Aids. Patient Guide. Technology.

52. Tinnitus.

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: Tinnitus often is described by sufferers as a hissing, roaring, or ringing in the ears. This brochure includes detailed information on what causes tinnitus, who suffers from it, what treatments are currently available, and what one can do to minimize its effects. Geared toward patients and their families, the brochure encourages tinnitus sufferers to consult an audiologist who is knowledgeable about tinnitus to help develop a management program. 8-page fold-out. Subject Category: Hearing. Descriptors: Tinnitus. Hearing Disorders. Hearing Loss. Masking. Hearing Aids. Counseling. Therapy. Biofeedback. Relaxation. Support Groups. Tinnitus Habituation.

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Welcoming a Student With Hearing Loss.

Source: CLARKE-School for the Deaf, Center for Oral Education. Clarke Mainstream News, Vol. 22, No. 1. Northampton, MA. 2002. Availability: Available from The Mainstream Center. CLARKE-School for the Deaf. 48 Round Hill Road, Northampton, MA 01060-2124. Voice: (413) 582-1121. Fax: (413) 586-6645. E-mail: mainstream@clarkeschool.org. Web site: http://www.clarkeschool.org. PRICE: $3 per copy for back issues; Subscriptions: $25 for individuals

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