Table of contents for Children with hearing loss : developing listening and talking birth to six / Elizabeth B. Cole and Carol A. Flexer.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Preface
Acknowledgments
CHAPTER 1 
Neurological Foundations of Listening and Talking
 Key Points Presented in the Chapter
 Introduction
 Typical Infant Listening and Language Development
 Auditory Neural Development 
 Multiple Definitions for the Terms Hard of Hearing and Deaf
 Hearing vs. Listening
 A Model of Hearing Loss: The Invisible Acoustic Filter Effect 
 Summary: The Question That Drives Technological and Intervention Recommendations
 	
CHAPTER 2
The Auditory System
 Key Points Presented in the Chapter
 The Nature of Sound
 	Unconscious Function
 	Signal Warning Function
 	Spoken Language Function
 Acoustics 
 Audibility vs Intelligibility of Speech
 The Ling 6-7 Sound Test: Acoustic Basis and Description
 Ear Mechanisms
 	Data Input Analogy
		Outer and Middle Ear
		Inner Ear to the Brain 
	
CHAPTER 3
Hearing and Hearing Loss in Infants and Children
 Key Points Presented in the Chapter
 Introduction
 Classifications
		Degree (Severity) ¿ Minimal to Profound
		Time -- Congenital or Acquired
		General Causes -- Endogenous, Exogenous or Multifactoral
 Genetics, Syndromes and Inner Ear Dysplasias
 Medical Aspects of Hearing Loss
		Conductive Pathologies and Hearing Loss
		Sensorineural Pathologies and Hearing Loss
 Mixed, Progressive, Functional and Central Hearing Losses
		Synergistic and Multifactoral Effects 
		Auditory Neuropathy/Dys-synchrony (AN/AD)
	 Summary 
CHAPTER 4
Diagnosing Hearing Loss
 Key Points Presented in the Chapter
 Introduction
 Newborn Hearing Screening and EHDI Programs
 Test Equipment and Test Environment
 Audiologic Diagnostic Assessment of Infants and Children
		Test Protocols
 Pediatric Behavioral Tests: BOA, VRA, CPA, Speech Perception Testing
		Electrophysiologic Tests; OAE, ABR/ASSR and Immittance
	The Audiogram
 Configuration (Pattern) of Thresholds on the Audiogram
 Formulating a Differential Diagnosis
 	Sensory Deprivation
 	Ambiguity of Hearing Loss
 Measuring Distance Hearing
 Summary: Table 4-1 and Table 4-2
 
CHAPTER 5
Hearing Aids, Cochlear Implants and FM Systems
 Key Points Presented in the Chapter
 Introduction
For Intervention First Things First: Optimize Detection of the Complete Acoustic Spectrum 		
 Listening and Learning Environments
 	Distance Hearing/Incidental Learning and S/N Ratio 
		ANSI Acoustic Guidelines
		Talker and Listener Physical Positioning
	Amplification
 Hearing Aids 
 Bone Anchored Hearing Aid (BAHA)
 Frequency Transposition Hearing Aids 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Hearing disorders in children.
Hearing disorders in infants.
Hearing Loss -- therapy.
Child.
Hearing Aids.
Infant.
Rehabilitation of Hearing Impaired.
Rehabilitation of Speech and Language Disorders.