Event. The clinical utility of the rotary chair in children aged 6 months to 5 years

  • Date:
    26 March 2024
  • Location:


 Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify children who are at risk for vestibular dysfunction and candidates for vestibular testing
  2. Classify rotary chair findings as normal vs central vs peripheral (unilateral and bilateral vestibular dysfunction)
  3. Describe factors that can affect rotary chair acquisition

Presenter: Kristen Janky, AuD, PhD, CCC-A

Kristen Janky, AuD, PhD, CCC-A is Lead Audiologist of Vestibular Clinical Services and Director of the Vestibular and Balance Research Laboratory at Boys Town National Research Hospital in Omaha NE. She sees patients one day a week in the vestibular clinic and spends her remaining time in research-related activities. Her overall research focus is on the clinical assessment of dizziness and balance disorders in patients of all ages, with a particular emphasis on vestibular assessment and management in the pediatric population. She received her PhD from the University of Nebraska and did a post doc fellowship at Johns Hopkins University.

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