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 Catalog

The Rehabilitation Catalog 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

Building Blocks of Speech - English

The Building Blocks of Speech

The Building Blocks of Speech combines the most popular reference material from speech acoustics and speech development into a friendly, graphic tool for clinicians. It’s suitable for professionals as a resource to help analyze the auditory discrimination, articulation, and phonology skills of children with hearing loss.

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Hearing Posters – Helping Children in the Classroom 

Education: An attractive poster series which gives strategies for those working in educational settings with children with hearing loss. The posters are designed to be displayed on walls of educational settings, including nurseries, preschools and schools, and in cochlear implant and audiology clinics.

Hearing Posters-Helping Children with Hearing Loss

Hearing Posters – Helping Children with Hearing Loss 

Helping Children: An attractive poster series which gives strategies to help the families of children with hearing loss. This series is also of benefit for anyone who interacts with these children. The posters are designed to be displayed on walls of cochlear implant clinics, audiology clinics, rehabilitation clinics, educational settings or Otolaryngology rooms.

Hearing Posters-Helping People with Hearing Loss

Hearing Posters – Helping People with Hearing Loss 

Helping Adults: An attractive poster series which gives strategies to help families and friends in their interactions with people with hearing loss. The posters are designed to be displayed on the walls of cochlear implant clinics, audiology clinics, rehabilitation clinics or Otolaryngology rooms.

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Hearing Posters – Living Well with Hearing Loss

Living Well: An attractive poster series which shows adults with hearing loss ways to best manage their personal and work life. The posters are designed to be displayed on walls of cochlear implant clinics, audiology clinics, rehabilitation clinics or Otolaryngology rooms.

Single-Sided Deafness & Cochlear Implant Rehabilitation

(BINAURAL HEARING SERIES)

Single-Sided Deafness & Cochlear Implant Rehabilitation is a guide for rehabilitation professionals outlining the benefits of binaural hearing and what to include in therapy programs. It includes 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 Cochlear Implant Users – Children is a guide for rehabilitation professionals outlining the benefits of binaural hearing and what to include in therapy programs for pediatric bilateral recipients. It includes 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 Cochlear Implant Users – Adults is a guide for rehabilitation professionals outlining the benefits of binaural hearing and what to include in therapy programs for adult bilateral recipients. It includes 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 programs 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. It includes practical tips for home such as creating good listening conditions and administering the Ling Six Sound Test. It also discusses development of binaural benefit and provides links to resources.

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 programs for cochlear implant (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.

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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 pediatric cochlear implant recipients.

LittlEARS® My Diary

LittlEARS® My Diary is a resource for professionals and caregivers designed to assist in gathering information about early auditory, speech, and language development. It is both a week-by-week record book and an assessment tool for documenting early communication development of children early communication development using either hearing aids or hearing implants. This resource guides the caregiver in observing and recording their child’s development. It can be used by clinician’s as a guide for therapy planning and development of goals.

LittlEARS® My Diary – Interactive Pdf

Download LittlEARS® My Diary - Interactive PDF for an interactive version of LittlEARS® My 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 three parts. The Diary Handbook describes how to use the activities. The Diary Activities has 28 activities designed to provide families with ideas for developing listening and language skills.

LittlEARS® Diary Activities – Family Interaction Rating Scale

The Family Interaction Rating Scale can be used to support the therapist in the evaluation of important communication behaviors between the child and caregiver.

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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 is a series of four kits for professionals to deliver rehabilitation remotely with a focus on developing the listening and spoken language skills of children using hearing technology.

The Remote Lesson Kits contain descriptive information, lesson plans, instructions, therapist notes, and activities selected from the Lesson Kits. They are put together with information and a multi-level lesson plan that therapists can use to deliver lessons through the internet. The Remote Lesson Kits are useful for providing telepractice support to rural or remote families or families who find it difficult to come into a clinic for lessons.

There are four Remote Lesson Kits available on the MED-EL Professionals Blog.

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

Remote Lesson Kits

Lesson Kits for Babies

The Lesson Kits for Babies were developed to support professionals to provide early intervention to young children and babies with hearing implants and their families. Each kit includes lesson plans, explanation of and guidance for strategies to promote listening and language, detailed instructions for practical activities, and resources for hearing implant intervention.

There are 2 Lesson Kits for Babies available in English on the MED-EL Professionals Blog. Get started by downloading Lesson Kits for Babies 1 here.

MED-EL Lesson Kits for Babies - MED-EL Professionals Blog (medel.pro)

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Munich Music Questionnaire

The Munich Music Questionnaire is a validated questionnaire which assesses the music listening habits of people with post-lingual hearing loss. It offers useful information to clinicians about the role of music in the hearing implant recipient’s life pre- and post-implantation.

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Hearing Implant Sound Quality Index (HISQUI19)

The Hearing Implant Sound Quality Index (HISQUI19) is a validated questionnaire used to determine an individual’s sound quality with their hearing implants in daily life. The questionnaire can be completed in 10-15 minutes, and the score gives clinicians an indication of how good recipients perceive sound quality in their personal, everyday listening situations with their hearing implant. HISQUI19 can also be used to assist in identifying goals to target in rehabilitation.

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Music and Young Children with CIs

Music and Young Children with CIs is a booklet with information for caregivers of young children with hearing implants about the benefits of listening to music and introducing music in their child’s life. It highlights the advantages of music training, the components of music activities, listening to and playing musical instruments, and singing. This caregiver guide also has a Musicality Rating Scale for 25 different musical skills in young children.

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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 develop their music appreciation. It covers the topics of music choice, audio-visual presentation, listening environments, music listening equipment, the playing of instruments, and music resources.

Little-Listeners

Little Listeners

This booklet is a comprehensive guide designed to support caregivers of young children with hearing implants. It provides details about cochlear implantation and contains information about preverbal communication, speech, language, and auditory development. Little Listeners includes helpful suggestions for caregivers to assist them in the facilitation of their young child’s communication skill development. It also includes some things to consider when choosing a preschool.

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Telephone Training Tips

This booklet includes useful information and many tips for successful telephone use by adult hearing implant recipients.

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Ling Six Sound Cards

The Ling Six Sound Cards is a set of illustrated cards representing the six sounds from the Ling Six Sound Test. This resource encourages daily listening checks at home, therapy, or school to ensure the child has access to the full range of speech sounds needed to learn spoken language.

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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 booklet for hearing implant recipients that includes a range of tips to help develop the recipient’s ability to perceive and localize the direction of sounds.

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Smart Tips for Cochlear Implant Users

Smart Tips for Cochlear Implant Users is a guide on cochlear implantation for adults with the main focus being on rehabilitation. It provides useful information on the benefits of implants as well as on living and hearing with a cochlear implant in everyday situations.

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Murat Series – Murat Goes Shopping

Murat Goes Shopping is an illustrated storybook of Murat going grocery shopping with his mother and his friend Meddy Rabbit. It begins with Murat and Meddy helping Mummy make a grocery list. They visit the butcher, the baker, the grocer, and the supermarket. When they return home, Murat and Meddy help Mummy put the groceries away.

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Murat Series – Murat's Birthday Present

Murat’s Birthday Present is a colorful storybook about Murat celebrating his sixth birthday. Murat celebrates his birthday at school. Then, his daddy comes home from work with a very special present for Murat. In the rest of the book, we see how Murat takes care of his surprise birthday present.

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Murat Series – Murat Goes on a Picnic

Murat Goes on a Picnic is the third book in the Murat Reader Series. This storybook is about Murat’s experiences while going on a picnic with his family and friends. Everyone helps prepare for the picnic. While they are waiting for the food to be ready, they play ball, swing, and go fishing. After a big meal, they pack up to go home.

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Murat Series – Murat Rides a Pony

Murat Rides a Pony is the first book in this series. It tells the story of Murat, the main character, going to riding school. Murat rides a small pony all by himself, and then he rides a big brown horse with his daddy.

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All in a Day

All in a Day is designed for caregivers of children with hearing implants. The booklet tells a story in pictures and text about a young hearing implant user’s day with his family. The text throughout the booklet guides caregivers about conversations they can have with their child to help develop listening and communication skills.

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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.