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Kris English

Kris English

Associate Professor of Audiology

The University of Akron

Courses Taught

  • Counseling in Audiology
  • Audiological Management of the School-Aged Child
  • Pediatric Audiology
  • Critical Analysis of Research


Professional Interests

Development of best practices in the field of audiologic treatment and management, including auditory training strategies for persons with auditory processing problems and hearing loss; development of quantitative and qualitative techniques to measure the efficacy of counseling strategies in audiology; development of teaching materials and strategies to enhance graduate training in audiology.

Recent Publications

English, K. (in press). Child and teen education and counseling. In J. Madell & C. Flexer (Eds.), Pediatric audiology: Birth through adolescence. New York: Theime Publications.

English, K. (in press). Cultural diversity as more than a lecture topic: Bridging the divide between school and real life. In J. Branche, E. Cohn, & J. Mullenix (Eds.), Diversity across the curriculum. Bolton, MA: Anker Publishing.

English, K. (in press). Counseling: How audiologists can help patients adjust to hearing loss. In J. Katz (Ed.), Handbook of clinical audiology (6th ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams Wilkins.

English, K. (in press). Counseling for diagnosis and management of auditory disorders in infants, children and adults. In R. Roeser, M. Valente, & H. Hosford-Dunn (Eds.), Diagnosis, treatment, and practice management (2nd ed.). New York: Thieme.

Kasewurm, G., & English, K. (in press). Supervision. In R. Roeser, M. Valente, & H. Hosford-Dunn (Eds.), Diagnosis, treatment, and practice management (2nd ed.). New York: Thieme.

English, K., Naeve-Velguth, S., Rall, E., Uyehara-Isono, J., & Pittman, A. (in press) Development of an instrument to evaluate audiologic counseling skills. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology.

English, K. (2007). Educational audiology: Aural rehabilitation in the school setting. In R. Schow & M. Nerbonne (Eds.), Introduction to aural rehabilitation (5th ed.)(pp. 269-300). Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon. 

English, K. (2007). Psychosocial aspects of hearing impairment and counseling basics. In R. Schow & M. Nerbonne (Eds.), Introduction to aural rehabilitation (5th ed.)(pp. 245-268). Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

English, K. (Guest Ed.) (2006). Issues in supervision. Seminars in Hearing, 27(2). 

English, K. (2006). Teaching children with visual and hearing impairment. In R. Lewis & D. Doorlag (Eds.), Teaching special students in general education classrooms (7th ed.) (pp. 332-353). Columbus, OH: Merrill Prentice Hall. 

English, K. (2005). Page 10: Get ready for the The Next Big Thing in audiologic counseling. Hearing Journal, 58(7), 10-15.

English, K. (2004). FM counseling Issues: Adolescents and young adults, or "The Case of Jason B." Proceedings from the Phonak 2003 Achieving Clear Communication Employing Sound Solutions (ACCESS) Conference (pp. 19-184), Chicago, IL. 

Clark, J. G., & English, K. (2004). Counseling in audiological practice: Helping patients and families adjust to hearing loss. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon. 

English, K., & Vargo, J. (in press). How is educational audiology being taught? A review of syllabi from Au.D. programs. Journal of Educational Audiology Association. 

Crowell, R., English, K., McCarthy, P., & Elkayam, J. (2005). Using a self-assessment designed for teens with hearing loss as a counseling strategy: From theory to practice. Journal of Educational Audiology,12, 84-97. 

English, K., Kooper, R., & Bratt, G. (2004). Informing parents of their child's hearing loss: "Breaking bad news" guidelines for audiologists. Audiology Today, 16(2), 10-12.