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Hearing Assistive Technology Laboratory

Technology for persons with hearing loss is rapidly changing. New features are added that may not benefit all. Electroacoustic evaluations are performed to verify the advanced features, and then behavioral evaluations are conducted to determine the most appropriate candidates for these features.

Director Current students  
Location  Alumni 
Projects     Publications
Funding   Laboratory meeting dates

Director

Dr. Linda Thibodeau
Professor
Callier Advanced Hearing Research Center
1966 Inwood Road
Dallas, TX 75235
(214) 905-3108 office
(214) 905-3146 fax

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Location

Callier Center Dallas
Callier Advanced Hearing Research Laboratory, J213

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Projects

Electroacoustic and behavioral evaluation of assistive technology for the hearing impaired

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Funding

Phonak
Oticon

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Current Students

Master's in Speech Pathology
Amanda Blackwell
Corinne Le

Doctorate of Audiology
Jennifer Alford
Caryn McClellan

Doctorate of Philosophy
Amanda Blackwell

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Alumni

Recent Graduates
Dr. Paige Bailey
Dr. Jessica Dagley
Dr. Kristen Kruse Hamilton
Dr. Sarah Tillman
Dr. Ivonne Cervantes-Perez
Dr. Jessica Sullivan

Past Graduates
Dr. Stephanie Cox
Dr. Paul Dybala
Dr. Kristi Buckley
Dr. Jack Scott
Dr. Erin Schafer

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Publications

Thibodeau, L. and Working Group S3/81 (2014). ANSI/ASA S3.47 Specification of Performance Measurement of Hearing Assistance Devices/Systems, American National Standards Institute.

Thibodeau, L. (2014). Comparison of Speech Recognition with Adaptive Digital and FM Wireless Technology by Listeners who use Hearing Aids. American Journal of Audiology, 23, 201-210.

Sullivan, J., Thibodeau, L., & Assmann, P. (2013). Auditory Training in Interrupted Noise and Improvements in Speech Recognition in Noise for Children with Hearing Impairment. Journal of

Sullivan, J., Thibodeau, L., & Assmann, P. (2012). Performance Intensity Function in Interrupted and Continuous Noise for Children with Hearing Impairment. Journal of Educational Audiology, 18, 6-12.

Bondurant, L. & Thibodeau, L. (2011). Behavioral verification of programmable FM advantage settings. Journal of Educational Audiology, 17, 11–22.

Saripella, R., Loizou, P., Thibodeau, L., & Alford, J. (2011). The effects of selective consonant amplification on sentence recognition in noise by hearing-impaired listeners. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 130, 3028-37.

Cokely, C. & Thibodeau, L. (2011). Service Learning in Auditory Rehabilitation Courses at The University of Texas at Dallas. American Journal of Audiology, 20, S233-S240.

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Laboratory Meeting Dates

Announced each semester. Contact Dr. Thibodeau for times.

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