Video series with Dr Jan de Laat

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During the Christmas period and January 2018 we will share a number of videos of Dr Jan de Laat, a medical physicist and audiologist in The Netherlands. Dr Jan de Laat was one of the speakers at the Clinical Conference in the Netherlands in October 2017.

In this video series, Dr de Laat will share his experience on hearing impairment and will give you advise on how you, as a professional, can deal with customers with these conditions. The videos will be interesting for both audiologists and optometrists, as he starts every video by clearly explaining what the different conditions actually are and continues with some very handy tips and tricks for hearing aid dispensers.

Some of the topics Dr Jan de Laat talks about are tinnitus, hyperacusis and SSD. Especially for our members from The Netherlands, Dr de Laat has added two Dutch videos on developments within the Dutch market regarding ‘Hoorprotocol 2.0’ and ‘StAR guidelines’.

Keep an eye on the website, as we will share the videos one by one over the coming weeks. To view the videos you need to be logged in as a member. If you have any questions about the videos, please email us at

Enjoy the videos!

About Dr Jan de Laat
Dr Jan A.P.M de Laat studied physics at the Technical University Eindhoven and conducted his PhD research “The perception of fluctuating sounds by hearing-impaired listeners” at the VU Medical Centre in Amsterdam. He is employed as clinical physicist and audiologist at the department of audiology (ENT) of the Leiden University Medical Center. He teaches “Audiology” at the Department of Clinical Technology at the Technical University in Delft. His scientific expertise is the development and application of new diagnostic tools for hearing impaired children and the elderly, both electrophysiological and psychophysical. He is a board member and scientific advisor to various institutions such as the National Hearing Foundation and the Foundation for Audiological Education, and as an audiologist connected to schools and institutions for deaf and hearing impaired children, and those with neurological disabilities. He is the author of many articles and chapters in international papers and books.

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