SAMUEL TRYCHIN, Ph.D.
Below is a list of publications written by or contributed to by Samuel Trychin with brief descriptions. These articles and books cover topics ranging from how hearing loss plays a part in marriages and families to dealing with hearing loss in the workplace and the connection between hearing loss and mental health.
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Living Well with Hearing Loss Program: Content and Issues
Living With Hearing Loss Workbook 2: Managing Emotional Reactions. (2017).
Origins of The Living Well with Hearing Loss Program. Hearing Loss Magazine, Hearing Loss Association of America, Bethesda, MD (Jan/Feb 2015)
Peer support and consumer perspective. In Spitzer, J.B. & Montano, J. (Eds.) Adult Audiological Rehabilitation, 2nd Ed. New York: Plural Publishing. (2014)
How To Do It: Manuals and DVDs for Better Living with Hearing Loss (DVDs are completely open captioned)
Living With Hearing Loss: Workbook. Erie, PA—this is a book containing information and exercises for people who are hard of hearing and their communication partners, including tips of what to do in order to prevent or greatly reduce communication problems related to hearing loss.
Communication Rules (Rev. Ed) book and DVD. Erie, PA (2003) —provides information about and demonstration of What To Do to improve communication.
Did I Do That? (Rev. Ed.) book and DVD. Erie, PA (2003) —provides information about and demonstration of How To Do It to achieve cooperation from others.
Problem Solving in Families (Rev. Ed.) book and DVD. Erie, PA (2003) —provides a set of procedures to follow to reduce resistance to making communication behavior changes.
Relaxation Training (Rev. Ed.) book and DVD. Erie, PA (2003)—provides information about and demonstration of breathing and muscle relaxation procedures proven effective in reducing physical and psychological stress reactions.
Living with Hearing Loss: At School. Erie, PA (2003)—provides information about what needs to happen in classrooms so that students with hearing loss can understand what is said by teachers, other students, and voices on films/DVDs.
Is That What You Think! Washington, DC: Gallaudet University (1988) —provides information about the thoughts and attitudes related to hearing loss that create needless distress and about tactics/strategies for changing to more productive thoughts and attitudes.
Actions Speak Louder: Tips for Putting on Skits Relating to Hearing Loss. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University (1991)—provides information about how to set up a situation to produces skits and also provides a series of skits related to hearing loss that are useful in generating discussion.
Speak Out: Tips on Speaking in Public for Individuals With a Hearing Loss. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University (1990) —provides information on what to do when providing information about hearing loss to groups of people (as in public speaking).
Hearing Loss and Mental Health Concerns
Mental health issues related to hearing loss. In Gournaris, J. (Ed), Working with People with Hearing Loss: Mental Health Practitioner Online Training. Retrieved from http//registrations.dhs.state.mn.is/HearingLoss/. (2014)
What Psychologists Need to Know about The Impact of Hearing Loss. The Register Report. 38, 32-37. (Fall 2012)
Guidelines for Providing Mental Health Services to People Who Are Hard of Hearing. (Publication supported by grant II # 133B4C022 from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, US Dept. of Education). (1998)
Hearing Loss In The Workplace
Hearing Loss in the Workplace. ENT & audiology news, 24, (1), 70-72. Edinburgh, UK. (Mar/Apr 2015)
Information to have with you, when applying for vocational rehabilitation services. Hearing Loss, SHHH, Bethesda, MD (2003)
Assessing and resolving hearing loss-related problems in the workplace. Hearing Loss, SHHH, Bethesda, MD. (2002)
Living and working as an adult who is hard of hearing or late deafened. In Rehabilitation of individuals who are hard of hearing or late deafened: Practitioner’s guide. Hot Springs, AR: Region VI Rehabilitation Continuing Education and Training Center, University of Arkansas. (1993)
Hearing Loss Information for Service Providers
How I Help People Live Well with Hearing Loss. Audiology Practices, 5, (4), 11-14 Academy of Doctors of Audiology. (Jan/Feb 2015)
Factors to consider when providing audiologic services to people who have hearing loss and their communication partners. In Ida Institute: Redefining Audiological Rehabilitation. Seminars in Hearing.33, (1), 87-96. (2012)
The operational model used by audiologists. In Engage in the Process of Change: Facts and Methods. (Ed. Tonnesen, H). WHO-CC; Clinical Unit for Health Promotion, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Copenhagen. (2012)
Who are our clients with hearing loss and how can we facilitate effective communication? In Boone, S. & Berry, K. (Eds.), VR4HearingLoss. Retrieved from http://www.vr4hearingloss.net (2012)
Best Practices Manual for Teachers of Students Who Are Hard of Hearing. (Publication supported by contract with the Department of Special Education, Sweetwater Union High School District, San Diego County, CA). (2000)
The challenge of full inclusion to adults with hearing loss. In The Full Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in American Society. (Eds., B. Rittenhouse and J. Dancer), Little Rock, AK: University of Arkansas. (1995)
Living and working as an adult who is hard of hearing or late deafened. In Rehabilitation of Individuals who are Hard of Hearing of Late Deafened: Trainer’s guide. Hot Spring, AR: Region VI Rehabilitation Continuing Education Program, University of Arkansas. (1993)
Misconceptions about hearing loss. In Proceedings, Fifth Biennial Regional Conference on Postsecondary Education for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons, (Eds., D.H. Ashmore and W. W. Barnes), Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee. (1992)
Counseling older hearing impaired adults. In Hearing Care for the Older Adult. (Eds., S. Lesner and P. Kricos), Stoneham, MA: Andover Medical Publishers, Inc. (1994)
Coping with hearing loss and low vision. In The Challenge to Independence: Vision and Hearing Loss among Older Adults, Eds., S. Boone, D. Watson. & M. Bagley, Little Rock, AR: Rehabilitation Research and Training Center for Persons who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. (1994)
Helping people cope with hearing loss. In Effective Counseling Strategies for Audiologists. (Eds. J.G. Clark and F.M. Martin), Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall. (1994)
Trychin, S. (2016, In Press) Pre-awareness-failing to notice or realize Hearing Loss. In Manchaiah, V. &Danermark, B. (eds). The experience of hearing loss: Journey through aural rehabilitation. UK: Routledge.
Conducting Groups for People Who Have Hearing Loss and Their Communication Partners
A Group Rehabilitation Online Utility Pack (G.R.O.U.P): An Ida Institute Tool. This web-based teaching and training material, developed for the Ida Institute (a not for profit organization established in Copenhagen, Denmark) was designed to assist hearing health care professionals provide Group intervention programs for people with hearing loss. The material is available at: This Link (2012)
Other Articles Focused on Hearing Loss Issues
Social Pain. Hearing Loss Magazine, Hearing Loss Association of America, Bethesda, MD (June/July 2012)
Making Changes: Tools from the Ida Institute. Hearing Loss Magazine, Hearing Loss Association of America, Bethesda, MD (May/June 2011)
How Were Your Holidays? Hearing Loss Magazine, Hearing Loss Association of America, Bethesda, MD (Jan/Feb 2011)
Why Is Everyone So Mad? Getting a Grip on Hearing Loss. Hearing Loss Magazine, Hearing Loss Association of America, Bethesda, MD (2009)
Why don’t people who need them get hearing aids? Hearing Loss, SHHH, Bethesda, MD. (2001)
Communication: What’s realistic and what’s not. Hearing Loss, SHHH, Bethesda, MD. (1998)
Coping with hearing loss. In Seminars in Hearing, vol 18, #2 (Eds., R. Cherry and T. Giolas), New York: Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc. (1997)
A coper’s corner for you. SHHH. Bethesda, MD. (1996)
It’s our hearing loss: What families need to know and do about hearing loss. SHHH, Bethesda, MD. (1995)
Getting beyond hearing loss: a guide for families. SHHH, Bethesda, MD. (1994)
Staying in Touch. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University. (1993)
Huh? A little humor goes a long way. Hearing Health: The voice on hearing issues, Corpus Christi, TX. (1992)
Why people don’t acquire and/or wear hearing aids and other assistive listening devices. SHHH, Bethesda, MD. (1990)
Coping strategies for hard of hearing people and their families. Gallaudet Today, Washington, DC: Gallaudet University. (1990)
You…and me … and hearing loss make three. SHHH, Bethesda, MD. (1990)
A Newcomer’s Guide to an Old Problem: Hearing Loss. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University. (1989)
Relationships: Managing your “Huhs” and “Whats” and coping with your hearing loved ones. The Voice, Ingleside, TX. (1988)
Stress Management Video Series for Deaf People: Practitioner’s Manual. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University. (1987)