Suggested Readings

Family member involvement in audiology appointments with older people with hearing impairment
Ekberg, K., Meyer, C., Scarinci, N., Grenness, C., & Hickson, L. (2015) International Journal of Audiology, 54(02), 70-76.

In it Together: The impact of hearing loss on personal relationships
Melissa Echalier, Royal National Institute for Deaf People

Assisting communication partners in the setting of treatment goals: the development of the goal sharing for partners strategy
Preminger, J., & Lind, C. (2012) Seminars in Hearing, 33(01), 053-064.

The Communication Rings: A tool for exploring the social networks of individuals with hearing loss
Montano, J., & AlMakadma, H. (2012) Seminars in Hearing, 33(01), 046-052.

Older people with hearing impairment: A literature review of the spouse's perspective
Donaldson, N.A., Worrall, L., & Hickson, L. (2004) Australian and New Zealand Journal of Audiology, 26(01), 30-39.

The effect of hearing impairment in older people on the spouse: development and psychometric testing of the significant other scale for hearing disability (SOS-HEAR)
Scarinci, N., Worrall, L., & Hickson, L. (2009). International Journal of Audiology, 48(10), 671-83.

Persons with acquired profound hearing loss (APHL): how do they and their families adapt to the challenge?
Hallam, R., Ashton, P., Sherbourne, K., & Gailey, L. (2008). Health (London), 12(3), 369-388.

Client Oriented Scale of Improvement (COSI) and its relationship to several other measures of benefit and satisfaction provided by hearing aids. 
Dillon, H., James, A. & Ginis, J. (1997). Journal of the American Academy of Audiology.

Goal attainment scaling: A general method of evaluation comprehensive mental health programmes. 
Kiresuk, T., & Sherman, R. (1968). Community Mental Health Journal, 4, 443-453.

Goal planning in audiological rehabilitation.
McKenna, L. (1987). British Journal of Audiology,21, 5-11.