Purpose of this activity: To help synthesize knowledge about technological options for the hearing impaired and their applications. Instructions: Include the questions below in your response. 500 word
Purpose of this activity: To help synthesize knowledge about technological options for the hearing impaired and their applications.
Instructions: Include the questions below in your response. 500 word maximum. Please use in-text citations and utilize one additional credible resource, in addition to the websites provided below (not the text book). Please review the rubric to see what you will be graded on. Connection to classwork is always important.
Assignment: Now that you have learned about the features of various types of hearing aids, visit the Phonak website. Below are the links to the consumer site and the professionals site.
Find a hearing aid that would be recommended for children and describe its special features, especially those advantageous to children.
Select one ALD for this pediatric patient and explained how it would be coupled/connected to the hearing aid(s). 2A. Could this ALD also be used with a cochlear implant?
Explain how use of this ALD could improve communication for this pediatric patient.
Visit the Advanced Bionics Website and review the front-end processing strategies available in their Bimodal hearing solutions
Select two of the “features” and explain in your own words the benefit they provide.
How would these features be of particular benefit in a bimodal or bilateral condition (compared to a unilateral fitting)?