Katie Oestreich

Katie Oestreich

Katie Oestreich, AuD, is an audiologist at Audiology Consultants, P.C., in Davenport, Iowa, and Moline, Illinois. She graduated from Northern Illinois University in 2018. 

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Adult Group Aural Rehabilitation: Implementing a Successful Program

Over the years, there has been an expansion of group aural rehabilitation programs facilitated by audiologists to support new hearing aid users and their families. These programs focus on hearing aid use, the psychosocial aspects of living with hearing loss, collaborative problem solving, and the facilitation of communication strategies (Kricos, 2000). There are numerous advantages to offering group aural rehabilitation, but what makes a program successful?

Topic(s): Aural Rehabilitation, Audiologist, Hearing Loss, Hearing Aids, Rehabilitation, Treatment