Academy of Rehabilitative Audiology
2010 ARA Institute Program
San Francisco, CA

Sunday, September 12
8:30-5:00 Pre-conference workshop
James Henry: Progressive Tinnitus Management
7:00-10:00 Opening reception
Monday, September 13
8:00-8:30 Breakfast and registration
8:30-8:45 Welcome and introductions
8:45 -9:45 Keynote address
  Mark Ross: Best Practices and the Future of Audiology: Some Lessons from the Past
9:45-10:15 Discussion
10:15-10:45 Break
10:45-11:15 Jill Preminger, Ariane Laplante-Lavesque, Line Vestergaard Knudsen, Claus Nielsen, Lesley Jones, Sophia Kramer, and Marie Öberg: Processes in hearing health care: the client's perspective
11:15-11:45 Jill Preminger, Ariane Laplante-Lavesque, Line Vestergaard Knudsen, Claus Nielsen, Lesley Jones, Sophia Kramer, and Marie Öberg: My “age” and my “brain”: Two themes discovered in a qualitative analysis of hearing help seeking and rehabilitation
11:45-12:15 Nichole Morris: Effects of simulated cataracts on speech intelligibility
12:15-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:30 Terry Chisolm and Harvey Abrams: Evidence into practice: A conceptual framework for EBP in hearing healthcare
2:30-3:00 Harry Levitt, Chris Oden, Helen Simon and Al Lotze: An entertaining method for improving speech understanding in noise
3:30-3:15 Break
3:15-3:45 Mitch Turbin, Theresa Chisolm, Harvey Abrams, and Kristina English: Patient-centered AR groups: How they work and why they do
3:45-4:15 Johnnie Sexton: CARE Project: Caring about counseling
4:15-4:45 Sarah Ferguson and Diane Kewley-Port: The role of duration in the clear speech vowel intelligibility benefit
6:00-8:00: Poster Session
  1. Jennifer Alford, Laurin Geheber, and Jimmy Miller: Building self-efficacy for daily care of elder patients with hearing loss

  2. Judith Blumsack and Sandra Clark-Lewis: Audiologic service learning and outreach in Guatemala

  3. Diane Brewer, Claire Bernstein, Patricia Blake-Rahter, Tiffany Finnegan, Matt Baake, and Jim McCann: Efficacy of short-term audiologic rehabilitation for adult cochlear implant users

  4. Kimberlee Crass: The Effects of Early vs Late Cueing on the Speechreadbility of Sentences

  5. Zoe Doss and Jennifer Henderson-Sabes: Assessment of the SSQ in a population of extended-wear hearing aid wearers

  6. Brittney Dullard, Kristin Vasil and Kathleen Cienkowski: The ability of children with normal hearing to self-rate speech understanding

  7. Susan Marshall, Patty Stenger, Margaret Pikora, and Jane Auriemmo: Speech and language of children using directionality and noise reduction

  8. Gabrielle Saunders, Serena Dann, and Susan Griest: Development of a questionnaire to assess Knowledge, Attitudes and Behaviors toward hearing loss prevention

  9. Mirjana Savic and Slavka Nikolic: Nanosomy and disorder in the function of speech and language development

  10. Hannah Siburt, Alice Holmes, Patricia Kricos, and Tamara Lister: Individualized audiologic rehabilitation using Clarujustâ„¢

  11. Melissa Teahen, Melissa Hatcher, Cassie Boyle, and Jay Vachhani: Training habits and outcomes from a computerized auditory training program

  12. Kristen Vasil and Kathleen Cienkowski: Comparison of self-rating measures for sentences in noise

Tuesday, September 14
8:00 -9:00 Keynote Address
Arthur Boothroyd: Auditory Training: What Is It? Who Needs It? Does It Work? How Do We know?
9:00-9:30 Discussion
9:30-10:00 Frances Harris and Amy Marin: Innovative programs for audiologic rehabilitation for adults at the University of Arizona
10:00-10:30 Annie Cardella and Linda Thibodeau: Teen auditory habilitation - Camp CHAT
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-11:30 Oyer Award presentation
Ann Olsen: The effect of LACE DVD training in new and experienced hearing aid users
11:30-12:00 Kristen Vasil and Kathleen Cienkowski: Do changes in hearing aid frequency settings influence patient levels of confidence on speech perception tasks?
12:00-12:30 John Nelson, Astrid Haastrup: Connectivity: An overview of wired and wireless solutions
12:45-2:15 Business lunch
2:30-3:30 Vic Gladstone, Steven White, Colleen O’Rourke, and George Purvis: Comprehensive Audiology Medicare Benefit – Good for audiology?
3:30-4:00 Discussion
4:00-4:15 Close of meeting

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