Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation is a vital part of learning to hear with a cochlear implant. Find out how MED‑EL can support you in getting the most out of your new hearing.

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Rehabilitation Product Catalogue

Rehabilitation Catalogue

The Rehabilitation Catalogue consists of a wide variety of products for adult and pediatric habilitation and assessment. These materials and resources can help guide the recipient, family, and professional toward achieving the best possible communication outcomes. 

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Adult Rehabilitation Kits

The Adult Rehabilitation Kits are a resource designed for Rehabilitation specialists working with adult cochlear implant recipients. The Adult Rehabilitation Kits include fun, structured, and simple-to-use rehabilitation activities, as well as visually appealing resources for listening practice.

 

Visit the MED-EL Professionals Blog to download more Adult Rehabilitation Kits: https://blog.medel.pro/?s=adult+rehabilitation+kit

Single-Sided Deafness & Cochlear Implant Rehabilitation

(BINAURAL HEARING SERIES)

SSD and CI Rehabilitation is a guide for rehabilitation professionals outlining the benefits of binaural hearing, what to include in therapy programmes for CI recipients with SSD, including practical tips for developing binaural listening, specific rehabilitation tips, and links to resources for therapy.

 

 

Rehabilitation Product Catalogue

Simultaneous Bilateral Cochlear Implant Users - Children

(BINAURAL HEARING SERIES)

Simultaneous Bilateral CI Users – Children is a guide for rehabilitation professionals outlining the benefits of binaural hearing, what to include in therapy programmes for paediatric bilateral CI recipients, including practical tips for developing binaural listening, specific rehabilitation tips, and links to resources for therapy.

Simultaneous Bilateral Cochlear Implant Users - Adults

(BINAURAL HEARING SERIES)

Simultaneous Bilateral CI Users – Adults is a guide for rehabilitation professionals outlining the benefits of binaural hearing, what to include in therapy programmes for adult bilateral CI recipients, including practical tips for developing binaural listening, specific rehabilitation tips, and links to resources for therapy.

Rehabilitation for Bimodal Users

(BINAURAL HEARING SERIES)

Rehabilitation for Bimodal Users is a guide for rehabilitation professionals outlining what to include in therapy programmes for bimodal users, including practical tips for developing binaural listening, specific rehabilitation tips, and links to resources for therapy.

Rehabilitation for Bimodal Users

Binaural Hearing – A Guide for Educators 

(BINAURAL HEARING SERIES)

Binaural Hearing – A Guide for Educators includes information for teachers/education staff who have a child with hearing impairment in their classroom. It also provides guidance for supporting binaural listening in the classroom with practical tips for monitoring listening and device use, use of ALDs, classroom management and instructional support.

Bilateral Cochlear Implantation – Tips for Parents 

(BINAURAL HEARING SERIES)

Bilateral Cochlear Implantation – Tips for Parents is a guide for parents of children using bilateral cochlear implants, which includes practical tips for bilateral CI use and creating good listening conditions at home.

Long Interval Sequential Cochlear Implantation

(BINAURAL HEARING SERIES)

Long Interval Sequential Cochlear Implantation is a guide for rehabilitation professionals outlining what to include in therapy programmes for CI recipients who have received a second CI a long time after receiving their first in the contralateral ear. This guide includes practical tips for developing binaural listening, specific rehabilitation tips, and links to resources for therapy.

27904 1.0 Long Interval Sequential Cochlear Implantation - English 2020

Ready, Steady, Go! Professionals

(Rehabilitation for Families of Babies Waiting for Cochlear Implantation)

This material offers professionals information to assist in supporting families of babies waiting for a cochlear implant and guiding and coaching families to develop their knowledge, skills, and confidence in supporting their child. It also offers practical activities with step-by-step instructions to use with caregivers and their babies to support early communication development.

https://blog.medel.pro/when-should-paediatric-cochlear-implant-rehabilitation-begin/

Rehabilitation Product Catalogue

Thinking Together to Mind the Gap

Thinking Together to Mind the Gap is a resource for rehabilitation professionals explaining Theory of Mind (ToM), the development of ToM skills, and how ToM is related to listening and language. It also includes ideas and resources for therapy activities that can be used to develop these skills with paediatric cochlear implant recipients.

 

My LittlEARS® Diary

My LittlEARS® Diary is a resource for professionals and parents, designed to assist in gathering information about early auditory, speech and language development. This resource records and guides the parent’s observations about their child’s development and can be used by clinicians as a guide for therapy planning and development of goals.

My LittlEARS® Diary - Interactive Pdf

Download "My LittlEARS® Diary Interactive PDF" for an interactive version of My LittlEARS® Diary. It includes text entry fields, check and picture insert boxes, so you can enter information about early auditory, speech and language development directly on your device.

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LittlEARS® Diary Activities

The LittlEARS® Diary Activities includes 28 activities designed to supplement the LittlEARS® My Diary, with ideas and guidance for families in practicing listening and language skills with their child in the home environment.

LittlEARS® Diary Activities - Family Interaction Rating Scale

The Family Interaction Rating Scale supports therapists to evaluate and coach caregivers in important parent-child communication behaviours.

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LittlEARS® Diary Activities - Handbook

This booklet provides information and guidance for using the LittlEARS® Diary Activities and Family Interaction Rating Scale.

Lesson Kits

The Lesson Kits are a resource created to support professionals in planning and setting goals for their therapy sessions with children with hearing implants. Each kit includes lesson plans, therapist’s notes, and resources for therapy.

There are 26 Lesson Kits available. Many of the Lesson Kits are also available in languages other than English. Visit the MED-EL Professionals Blog to download them all now.

https://blog.medel.pro/?s=Rehabilitation+Lesson+Kit

Remote Lesson Kits

Remote Lesson Kits

The MED-EL Remote Lesson Kits support professionals to deliver paediatric hearing implant rehabilitation remotely with a focus on developing the listening and spoken language skills of children using hearing technology.

The MED-EL Remote Lesson Kits contain strategies, instructions, therapist notes, and activities selected from the MED-EL Lesson Kits, along with a multi-level lesson plan that therapists can use to deliver rehabilitation over the internet. There are 4 Remote Lesson Kits available on the MED-EL Professionals Blog.

https://blog.medel.pro/?s=remote+lesson+kits

Munich-Music-Questionnaire

Munich Music Questionnaire

The Munich Music Questionnaire is a validated questionnaire which assesses the music listening habits of people with post-lingual hearing loss.

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Hearing Implant Sound Quality Index (HISQUI19)

The HISQUI is a validated questionnaire used to determine an individual's sound quality with their hearing implant(s) in daily life.

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Music and Young Children with CIs

Music and Young Children with CIs offers information to parents/caregivers about the benefits of listening to music and introducing music into their children's lives.

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Music Tips for Adults

Music Tips for Adults includes various tips to help hearing implant users gain better access to music and to develop their music appreciation.

Little-Listeners

Little Listeners

Little Listeners includes helpful suggestions for parents to assist them in the facilitation of their young child's communication skill development and the main considerations for school entry requirements.

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Telephone Training Tips

Telephone Training Tips offers guidance to adult hearing implant recipients for successful telephone use.

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Ling Six Sound Cards

A set of illustrated cards representing the six sounds from the Ling Six Sound Test. Use these to assist you to complete a daily listening check with your child.

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Loudness Perception Scale - Simple

Loudness Perception Scale is a set of illustrated scales for use during hearing implant fitting or rehabilitation sessions to determine how listeners interpret the loudness of sound heard.

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Loudness Perception Scale - Extended

Loudness Perception Scale is a set of illustrated scales for use during hearing implant fitting or rehabilitation sessions to determine how listeners interpret the loudness of sound heard.

Sound-Localization

Sound Localization

Sound Localization is a brochure for hearing implant recipients that includes a range of tips to help develop the recipient's ability to perceive and localise the direction of sounds.

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Smart Tips for Cochlear Implant Users

Smart Tips for Cochlear Implant Users is a comprehensive guide on cochlear implantation for adults.

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Murat Series - Murat Goes Shopping

Murat Goes Shopping is a colourful book which tells the story of a child with hearing implants going shopping with his mother. Opposite each of the illustrated pages is guidance for the adult (caregivers, therapists) to extend the language learning opportunities for the child while reading the story, including tips, cues, and ideas for follow-up activities, many of which focus on listening.

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Murat series - Murat's Birthday Present

Murat’s Birthday Present is a colourful story book with guidelines for use and follow up activities. This book is intended to benefit both professionals and parents/caregivers working with young children with hearing loss using cochlear implants or appropriate amplification.

Murat-Goes-Shopping

Murat series - Murat Goes on a Picnic

Murat Goes on a Picnic provides parents/caregivers and professionals practical guidance in reading stories with children with hearing implants. This book includes cards to practise retelling the story in the correct sequence and other games to play, including a matching and a barrier game to extend listening and language skills.

Murat-Goes-Shopping

Murat series - Murat Rides a Pony

Murat Rides a Pony is a colourful storybook which provides parents/caregivers and therapists guidance to enrich book sharing with young children with hearing loss.

All-In-A-Day

All in a Day

All in a Day tells the story of a day in the life of a young boy with hearing implants. It includes practical tips and tricks for caregivers of children with hearing implants to develop their child’s listening and language skills easily throughout their daily routine.

All-In-A-Day

EARS Normative Data

“Normative Data” for the speech tests and questionnaires included in the EARS test battery.

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Audio Processor Satisfaction Questionnaire (APSQ)

The Audio Processor Satisfaction Questionnaire (APSQ) is a validated questionnaire which can be used to investigate how satisfied users are with their audio processor choice. The APSQ is quick to complete (it takes about 5-10 minutes) and can be easily added to a study or a survey.