Monthly Archives: October 2011

Alera FAQs – Directional Options

Can AutoScope work with Natural Directionality?  How does adaptive directionality fit into these directional options? The focus ear in Natural Directionality is always set to a fixed hypercardioid pattern, therefore, AutoScope and Natural Directionality cannot exist in the same program.  … Continue reading

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Incorporating Wireless Technology Into Your Practice

Join Hillary Snapp, Au.D., clinical audiologist and assistant professor at the University of Miami Ear Institute, for a presentation on the benefits of wireless technology on Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 12 pm EST. Snapp will provide a clinically feasible … Continue reading

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ReSound Launches New Aventa 3.2.5 Fitting Software

Updated Aventa software is now available to audiologists and dispensers for fitting and updating ReSound Alera hearing instruments.  The new software accompanies the launch of Alera TS and Alera Traditional Custom hearing aids, as well as the Unite Mini Microphone … Continue reading

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Alera FAQs – Natural Directionality Part 2

Will Natural Directionality II be more difficult to fit to older patients? Not necessarily. Approximately 70-95% of the variability in speech-recognition performance can be attributed to variations in hearing loss. The remaining variability can be accounted for by differences in … Continue reading

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Overcoming the Hearing Aid Barrier

Join Lorienne Jenstad, Ph.D., clinical audiologist at the University of British Columbia, on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at 12 pm EST for a presentation on the barriers to hearing aid uptake.  Dr. Jenstad will focus on the effects of amplification … Continue reading

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ADA 2011 Convention – See You There?

ReSound will be exhibiting at the Academy of Doctors of Audiology 2011 Convention, November 3 – 5. Stop by our booths #503 and #602 for live demos of the following products: Unite TV Streamer Learn about the benefits of this … Continue reading

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Alera FAQs – Natural Directionality

What if the patient has a symmetrical hearing loss but thus far has not worn two hearing instruments; which ear should be the focus ear? The ear that has been amplified should be the focus ear. How many people have … Continue reading

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Improving Everyday Life with Hearing Rehabilitation

As part of the ReSound Online Symposium, Kathy Pichora-Fuller, Ph.D., full professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Toronto, will discuss how hearing loss may affect cognitive performance and how rehabilitation might promote cognitive health for the … Continue reading

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Surround Sound FAQs Part 2

How is band-split directionality calculated? Band-split directionality is calculated in all directionality modes according to the average of the hearing thresholds at 250 and 500 Hz. Hearing instrument style is also taken into account. Is the determination for the band-split … Continue reading

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Are Modern Technologies Meeting the Amplification Needs of Aging Adults?

If you haven’t already signed up for the ReSound Online Symposium, there are still places open.  Register for free at http://www.audiologyonline.com/resoundsymposium ReSound’s Chief Audiology Officer, Laurel Christensen, will be giving a keynote presentation on Monday, November 7 on the current … Continue reading

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