One of our most successful and widely used texts for audiologists and individuals in the hearing science industry, we proudly present the new third edition of Foundations of Aural Rehabilitation. A readable, comprehensive resource, it covers topics such as identification and diagsis of hearing and other hearing-related communication challenges, patient and family counseling, selection and fitting of listening devices, communication training, literacy promotion, and much more. General information is provided in the early sections, while the latter half of the book focuses on adult and child populations, respectively. New to this edition are chapters on adults who have tinnitus, aural rehabilitation plans for infants and toddlers, and aural rehabilitation plans for children and teenagers. Thoroughly revised and updated, with more photos and illustrations throughout, this edition is the most comprehensive edition yet.
Nancy Tye-Murray is a professor in the Department of Otolaryngology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and an Adjunct Professor at New Zealand's University of Canterbury. A founder of the University of Iowa Cochlear Implant Aural Rehabilitation Programs, she also served as Director of Research for Central Institute for the Deaf. In addition to developing several communication strategies training programs, auditory training programs, and speechreading tests, Dr. Tye-Murray is the principle investigator of three National Institutes of Health RO1 grants. Her research focuses on the effects of aging on audiovisual speech recognition, discourse comprehension, and auditory training, as well as audiovisual speech processing by children who have normal and impaired hearing. The author of six books and more than 100 peer-reviewed research papers, Dr. Tye-Murray is also a popular speaker both nationally and internationally.