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fm systems

New downloadable resource - 2015A new downloadable source (2015) for troubleshooting fm sound quality for children with cochlear implants
fm systems12 Dec
FM Systems - balancing, testing and rebroadcastingColin Peake (SOEIC) considers "Why Use Personal FM Systems?" and "What is the purpose of balancing FM Systems?" in a downloadable PowerPoint presentation. A Magazine article also covers rebroadcasting.
fm systems20 May
Making the most of Technologies with Pre-School ChildrenImran Mullah outlines the value of FM systems for young children using evidence collected from several sources, Verification of Autoconnect feature, Quantitative analysis of early FM use, Qualitative analysis of early FM use, and Language ENvironment Analysis: FM vs without FM.
fm systems07 May
FM CHIPA profiling system based on agreed criteria regarding when it is appropriate to fit an implanted child with a personal FM system.
fm systems03 Jun
Issues setting up FM systemsWhen setting up an FM system using this protocol distortion of up to 15% in the mid range frequencies may be observed. This is a higher level of distortion than would normally be accepted...
fm systems15 Jan
Standard implicationsThe Quality Standards for the use of personal FM systems document was published in 2008 by the UK FM Working Group. The document contains 13 quality standards (QS) and is aimed at those who commission services and practitioners.
fm systems15 Jan
FM comparisonFollowing the advent of Dynamic FM by Phonak an investigation was proposed to compare its perceived benefits with Advanced Bionics Cochlear Implant users to traditional FM. James Mander, Paul Harris and Tony Murphy report on the tests.
fm systems15 Jan
FM for babies and toddlersHannah Cooper and Cate Statham describe a joint health/education project supporting babies and toddlers using FM systems at the 2013 annual conference.
fm systems07 May
Two ear level/wireless FM receivers or just one?Members of the ToD email forum were asked if they routinely provide children with two ear level/wireless FM receivers, or only one... the responses are listed here.
fm systems14 May
Getting the systems rightElizabeth Wood draws on her experience at the South of England Cochlear Implant Centre to provide some tips for the effective use of personal FM systems with cochlear implants.
fm systems15 Jan
FM – when and how!The workshop presentation by Liz Reed-Beadle, Liz Wood and Richard Vaughan introducing practitioners to the rationale for using FM. Effective ways of familiarising individuals with the equipment and of maximising the benefits for users and practical tips for checking and troubleshooting FM systems were demonstrated.
fm systems15 Jan
Good practice for FMJoyce Sewell-Rutter explains about the Good Practice Guide which supports the NDCS Quality Standards in Paediatric Audiology (2000) which recognised the extensive use made of FM systems and included a quality standard focused on collaborative working between paediatric audiology and education services
fm systems15 Jan
Making use of tests and assessments for FM for CI children.Gary Webster explains how training and working as a team can improve the FM outcomes for CI children.
fm systems24 Mar
Setting up FM systemsA protocol for setting up FM systems with the NHS DSP hearing aids
fm systems15 Jan
Read up on easier listening standardsThe UK Children’s FM Working Group in association with the NDCS is producing a first edition of quality standards and guidance for best practice in relation to personal FM systems. This publication aims to support teachers, audiologists and others involved in any aspect of FM system use.
fm systems15 Jan
CI + FM – policy into practiceReport from a training day for the use of personal FM systems with Cochlear Implants presented by Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) Cochlear Implant Programme and the Ewing Foundation and three other London-based cochlear implant programmes – St Thomas’, St George’s and The Portland.
fm systems15 Jan