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    The auditory brainstem response (ABR) test is frequently used to measure hearing sensitivity and to evaluate the auditory system. The test involved a computer measuring the way a child’s hearing nerve responds to different sounds. Audiologists performed the ABR recordings during both the study and control group. The process involved electrodes being placed typically on a child’s forehead and in front or in back of the ears. The electrodes are connected to the computer, and earphones are placed on the child to help measure the hearing. Each ear was stimulated separately by alternating clicks at a normal hearing level. During the process, the audiologists focus on neurological “markers” as the child’s hearing nerves respond to the sounds. At…

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    Once learning the basics about Cerebral Palsy (CP), I chose to dig deeper into the more modern diagnostic tools and treatments. As an aspiring Audiologist, I looked into tools I would one day use if I were on a case with an individual with CP and found an article about the Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR) tool that is being used to determine hearing loss and likelihood of other related disabilities in tandem with CP. The study done showed significance in correlation with most other causes of CP…

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    ChanMee Bae Psych 421 Take-Home Exam Total 40 points with 2 One-Point Extra Credit 1. Where are the soma of the receptor cells for the sensation located? (1pt) Dorsal root ganglion of the spinal cord. (Students should state the spinal cord to get the point) 2. The pain receptors are called “nociceptors”, named one of the subtype of the nociceptors, and what are the one of four differences in those receptors? (2pts) 1) Mechanical. Thermal. or Polymodal. 2) Morphology of the peripheral ending.…

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    easy-to-understand manner in order to explain the procedure and to obtain a verbal consent. Firstly, the audiologist collects related information from the child’s caregiver using brief closed questions. Northern and Downs (2014) point out that gathering relevant information in relation to child’s medical history, developmental milestones, parental concerns and more, is vital to building rapport with the patient and the family, understanding child’s behaviour, selecting more suitable tests and…

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    I need my brain to know when to move. When playing volleyball, I need to be able to move around in order to get to where the ball had been hit. In order to do this my brain uses neurons to transmit signals to my body that allows me to make quick motions. Sensory neurons send messages from my muscles and sensory organs, like my eyes and ears, to my brain and spinal cord. My brain then processes that message and sends a response back to my muscles via motor neurons. If, for instance, one of my…

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    First, introduce the stimulus at 70 dB HL, if there is no response increase intensity by 10 dB until a response is seen. When is response is seen, lower the intensity level by 10 dB and if there is no response increase by 5 dB until a threshold can be determined. The tonal duration should be one second and a response is recorded when a deflection is observed to be a minimum of 0.01 to 0.02 mmho.(Martin & Clark, 2012). It has been observed that when the stimulus is louder, the reflex deflection…

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    Nobody knows for sure why Language Processing Disorder occurs, but we do have a workable understanding of its unique symptoms. It is different to physical hearing loss, where problems occur in the inner ear, and it is a separate issue to Auditory Processing Disorder, which affects the Auditory Cortex. It is not an oral-motor disorder affecting the physical organs of speech, nor is it caused by a poor vocabulary. This means that people with Language Processing Disorder can usually hear fine, and…

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    what they believe in or the traditions they set for themselves. Languages, being bilingual and having to learn English or English as your main language and learning another language like Italian. Other types of Diversity can stem from student’s learning disabilities, behavioral, autistic disorders, gifted and talented to name a few. Teachers need to be able to include all diverse students in their classroom. In doing this, they can provide intervention, small group instruction, technology…

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    Critical response journal two is a reflective response to detailed questions and thoughts pertaining to the response to intervention (RTI) model for intervention. RTI is a multi-tier approach to the early identification, intervention, and support for struggling learners to be successful in the classroom. 1. What principles relating to learning disabilities and the use of RTI to identify them were established by the Office of Special Education Programs in 2001? In August of 2001, the Office…

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    acceptance. People need to feel that you accept and value what they believe, as well as, what they have to communicate. “Acceptance is communicated by how you listen, look, respond, and interact with others”, (Sharon Vaughn, 2015, p. 131). Additionally, listening and questioning are principles in creating valuable communication with others. As the text describes, listening isn’t just waiting for the other person to finish speaking, its listening to the content and feelings of the message.…

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