Academy of Rehabilitative Audiology
2012 ARA Institute Program

Sunday, September 9
4:00 - 4:15pm Welcome
Joe Montano
4:15 - 4:45pm What do we really know about hearing aid use? Qualitative and quantitative studies exploring hearing aid use
Claus Nielsen, Arianne Laplante-Levesque, Lisbeth Dons Jensen, Piers Dawes Benefit of Early Intervention of Age-Related Hearing Loss
Karen Doherty, Jamie Desjardins, William Hoyer
5:15-5:45pm Patient Stories in Hearing Loss Treatment
Peggy Ellertsen
5:45-6:15pm Some Personal Reflections and Experiences; the last sixty years
Mark Ross
6:15pm Auction and Opening reception
Monday, September 10
7:30-8:00am Breakfast and registration
8:00-9:00am Keynote address: How can the uptake and outcomes of hearing rehabilitation be improved?
Louise Hickson
9:00-9:20am Continuous Discourse Tracking
Harry Levitt
9:20-9:50am Group vs. Individual Criterion for Auditory Training Candidacy
Theresa Chisolm, Gabrielle Saunders, Rachel McArdle, Sherri Smith
9:50-10:20am Break
10:20-10:50am Oyer Awardee 2011: A Lipreading Test That Assesses Use of Context: Implications for Audiological Rehabilitation
Stacey Goebel
10:50-11:10am Development of a New Auditory Working Memory Measure: Preliminary Results
Sherri Smith
11:10-11:30am Talker differences in clear and conversational speech: Subjective ratings of sentence clarity
Sarah Ferguson
11:30am-12:00pm Transforming Post-Fitting AR for the 21st Century
Harvey Abrams
12:00-12:30pm Innovative hearing aid delivery models: hi Health Innovations
Lisa Tseng, Noreen Gibbins
12:30-1:45pm Lunch
1:45-2:15pm Oyer Awardee 2012: Influence of culture on appraisal of acquired hearing impairment
Jani Johnson
2:15-2:35pm Enhanced Communication for Adults with Hearing Loss through a Professionally-Guided, Self-Tutorial Approach
John Clark, Carissa Maatman Weiser
2:35-2:55pm Dealing with Hearing Loss: A Qualitative Exploration of Adult Children of Parents with Hearing Impairment
Jill Preminger, Joe Montano, Tine Tjørnhøj-Thomsen
2:55-3:15pm The Hearing Aid Effect: The Impact of Dual Sensory Impairment
Kathleen Cienkowski
3:15-3:45pm Short-term aural rehabilitation efficacy for adult CI users
Diane Brewer, Claire Bernstein, Matthew Bakke
3:45-4:00pm Break
4:00 - 6:00pm Poster Session
  1. Connectivity via Skype: Does it enhance communication for residents of a retirement community?
    Elizabeth Buell, Jodi Seligman, Penelope Boettiger, Iris Fung, Carol Cokely

  2. Can children self-rate speech perception?
    Brittney Dullard, Kathleen Cienkowski

  3. A Qualitative Investigation of Service Provision in the Dual Sensory Impaired Population
    Brittney Dullard, Gabrielle Saunders

  4. Development of an outcome measure based on self-identified goals to assess change of knowledge, skills, or behaviors following a 3-week audiologic rehabilitation group program for adults
    Mary Rose Durkin, Nicole Marrone, Frances Harris, Linda Norrix

  5. A Community Hearing Health Care Program for Hispanic Seniors Analydia Gonzales Fulcher, Mary Rose Durkin, Frances Harris, Nicole Marrone

  6. Implementation of a Tinnitus Management Program for Southern Arizona Veterans
    LynnMarie Iversen, Nicole Marrone, Steven Huart, David Velenovsky

  7. Hearing Loss: You’re not alone! A quick guide for living well with hearing loss
    Brent Joe, Alexander Shevelyok, Dino Elwany, Carol Cokely

  8. Adapting a Hearing Aid Wireless Connectivity Accessory for Use on the Phone in a Challenging Work Setting
    Marsha Kluesing, Martha Wilson

  9. The Emotions of Adult Children of Parent’s with Hearing Loss: A Qualitative Study
    Karah Miller, Joseph Montano, Tine Tjørnhøj-Thomsen, Jill Preminger

  10. G.R.O.U.P.: A web-based training manual for group audiologic rehabilitation
    Joseph Montano, Jill Preminger, Louise Hickson

  11. Clinical Protocol for Bimodal Programming
    Hannah Siburt, Alice Holmes, Ashley Fazio

  12. Evaluating Causes of Communication Breakdowns with and without Assistive Listening Devices using a Diapix Task
    Mary Rose McInerney, Patrick Walden

  13. "Hear at Home" Program: a practical overview
    Emily Klemp

  14. Aural Rehabilitation Outcomes with a Patient with FOSMN
    Jan Moore

  15. Phonological Process in Pediatric CI Recipients at 7 and 10 Years Post Implant
    Jan Moore

  16. Living WELL with Hearing Loss Program at the University of Arizona: Updates and Future Directions
    Frances Harris, Nicole Marrone, Mary Rose Durkin, LynnMarie Iversen

  17. A Holistic Approach to Hearing Healthcare Panel Discussion Outcomes
    Anne Girard
6:00pm Auction drawings
Tuesday, September 11
8:00-8:30am Breakfast
8:30-9:00am Outcomes from the Living WELL with Hearing Loss Groups at the University of Arizona
Nicole Marrone, Frances Harris, Mary Rose Durkin, LynnMarie Iversen
9:00-9:30am Adolescents with Hearing Loss: Auditory (Rehabilitation) Framework
Jill Duncan
9:30-9:50am Hearing Health Beliefs
Gabrielle Saunders, Melissa Papesh, Melissa Teahen, ShienPei Silverman
9:50-10:10am Motivation of help-seekers for hearing
Jason Ridgway, Louise Hickson, Christopher Lind
10:10-10:40am Break
10:40-11:00am Objective Verification of Hearing Aid Users’ Ability to Use and Care for their Hearing Aids
Jamie Desjardins, Karen Doherty
11:00-11:30am Influence of Lexical and Contextual Characteristics of Words on Lipreadability of Sentences
Kimberley Crass, Allen Montgomery, Charley Adams
11:30am-12:00pm Assessing word recognition in persons with aphasia and hearing loss
Sheila Pratt, Min Zhang
12:00-12:30pm Incorporating FM Systems into Group Auditory Rehabilitation
Linda Thibodeau
12:30-2:30pm Business lunch

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