Mary Ellen Nevins

Mary Ellen Nevins
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences | UAMS · Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology

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Listening and spoken language (LSL) intervention and education have emerged as the preferred terms representing an intervention perspective that promotes "auditory oral" outcomes for many of today's children who are deaf or hard of hearing (D/HH), including those who are English learners. Practitioners (including speech-language pathologists, educa...
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Interprofessional collaboration is essential to maximize outcomes of young children who are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing (DHH). Speech-language pathologists, audiologists, educators, developmental therapists, and parents need to work together to ensure the child's hearing technology is fit appropriately to maximize performance in the various communicati...
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Objective: To investigate the impact of a spoken language intervention curriculum aiming to improve the language environments caregivers of low socioeconomic status (SES) provide for their D/HH children with CI & HA to support children's spoken language development. Study Design: Quasiexperimental. Setting: Tertiary. Patients: Thirty-two caregiver–...
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In the period that begins with early intervention enrollment and ends with the termination of formal education, speech-language pathologists (SLPs) will have numerous opportunities to form professional relationships that can enhance any child's listening and spoken language accomplishments. SLPs who initiate and/or nurture these relationships are u...
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Because children who are deaf or hard of hearing are being identified at birth, fitted with advanced hearing technology, and enrolled in early intervention programs, families increasingly seek professionals who can provide services that support their choice of listening and spoken language. The increased demand for these services and shortages of q...
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A national survey of pediatric cochlear implantation (PCI) audiologists was conducted with three aims: (1) to determine if PCI audiologists perceive within their clinical practice a negative effect of low socioeconomic status (SES) on postimplant speech and language outcomes; (2) to understand their perceptions of the underlying factors leading to...
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Children with severe to profound hearing loss who receive cochlear implants have an opportunity to develop the auditory skills that will assist them in lifelong learning. Although the auditory access provided by a cochlear implant can make this process easier, there remain a number of challenges that face a child with an implant, especially in the...
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This case study will review the performance of a 7-year-old female who was implanted at the age of 3 years 9 months with a Nucleus 22 channel device. This child was deafened from pneumococcal meningis at the age of 8 months and was placed in an early intervention program which uses simultaneous communication (i.e. speech with sign language). The te...
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The availability of cochlear implant technology has made mainstreaming a more reachable social and academic goal for profoundly deaf children. Traditionally, the profoundly deaf child has required more self-contained education. It has been the hard-of-hearing child who reached the mainstream education classroom during the elementary years. Cochlear...
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This article describes the assessment and rehabilitation processes of three children with deaf-blindness due to Usher syndrome who received cochlear implants at ages six and nine. Follow-up data two and three years after implant for two of the children are analyzed, indicating substantial positive benefits. (DB)
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Educational objectives: To select appropriate children for implantation and to counsel and recommend to parents considering cochlear implants the aspects of surgery, postoperative habilitation, and tuning.
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The decision to provide a child with a cochlear implant is quite complex, as it must include consideration not only of the implant itself but also of the habilitative services necessary following the surgical procedure. To provide a systematic means of selecting hearing-impaired children for cochlear implants, a team at Children's Hearing Institute...
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The role of an "Educational Consultant" at the Cochlear Implant Center of the Manhattan (New York) Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital involves assisting in implant candidate selection; acting as a liaison to local education agencies; interviewing parents; visiting the child's school; demonstrating classroom listening activities; and monitoring the child's...
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Thesis (Ed. D.)--Columbia University, 1992. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 201-210). Microfilm.
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Now, parents of deaf children have at hand a complete guide to the process of cochlear implantation. Written by two eminent professionals in deaf education, The Parents’ Guide to Cochlear Implants explains in a friendly, easy-to-follow style each stage of the process. Parents will discover how to have their child evaluated to determine her o...
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This paper discusses language therapy activities for helping hearing impaired children acquire language.

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