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The University of Texas at Dallas

Wireless Technology for the Hearing Impaired

Wireless technology for persons with hearing loss is rapidly changing to include integration across multiple devices.

The stability of the signal across the multiple signal transductions is evaluated and appropriate fitting protocols are determined to ensure the user receives maximum benefit.

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 Richardson, Room 1.520

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Projects

  • Evaluation of adaptive FM technology, benefits of using FM systems with infants and toddlers

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Funding

Phonak
Oticon

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Current Students

Doctorate of Audiology
Paige Bailey
Jessica Dagley
Kristen Kruse
Sarah Tillman
Ivonne Cervantes-Perez

Doctorate of Philosophy
Ivonne Cervantes-Perez
Jessica Sullivan

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Alumni

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

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Publications

Thibodeau, L. and Cokely, C. (2003). Maximizing auditory rehabilitation training for clients, students and faculty through SIARC: Summer Intensive Aural Rehabilitation Conference. Journal of the Academy of Rehabilitative Audiology, 36, 67-82.

Schafer, E. and Thibodeau, L. (2004). Speech recognition abilities of adults using cochlear implants with FM systems. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 15, 678- 691.

Roeser, R., Thibodeau, L. and Cokely, C. (2005). The University of Texas at Dallas Callier Center for Communication Disorders Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) Program, American Journal of Audiology, 14, 151-160.

Schafer, E. and Thibodeau, L. (2006). Speech recognition in noise in children with cochlear implants while listening in bilateral, bimodal, and FM-system arrangements. American Journal of Audiology, 15(2), 114-26.

Schafer, E., Thibodeau, L., Whalen, H. and Overson, G. (2007). Electroacoustic evaluation of frequency-modulated receivers interfaced with personal hearing aids. Language, Speech, Hearing Services in the Schools. In Press.

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Laboratory Meeting Dates

Announced each semester. Contact Dr. Thibodeau for times.

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