Hello and welcome to Neurotone, developers of LACE Auditory Training. Our company is committed to building auditory rehabilitation solutions for people living with hearing loss. Neurotone is staffed by experts in technology development and audiological training disciplines. This collection of unique and varied experiences allows us to create and deliver solutions that improve the lives of those who are hard of hearing.
Meet our Audiologists
Robert W. Sweetow, Ph.D.
Professor of Otolaryngology
Co-Developer of LACE
Robert Sweetow, PhD, is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (OHNS) at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), and was the Director of Audiology at the UCSF Medical Center from 1991 – 2010. He received his Communicative Disorders undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa, a Masters from the University of Southern California, followed by a PhD in Audiology from Northwestern University.
Dr. Sweetow has utilized his teaching skills, over 30 years of clinical experience and research to assist patients and other audiologists to help manage hearing loss and auditory disorders. He and his colleagues developed a computerized, online program called Listening and Communication Enhancement (LACE) to help hard-of-hearing people learn skills on active listening. He is committed to providing the necessary tools to help patients effectively employ their resources to the best of their abilities.
Dr. Sweetow has written 25 textbook chapters and over 120 articles. He has been an invited speaker at over 250 scientific meetings. He is recognized globally for his teaching, clinical practice, and publications. He has also served on the board of directors for the American Academy of Audiology.
AuD, CCC-A F-AAA
Co-Developer of LACE
Jennifer Henderson Sabes, AuD, CCC-A F-AAA, earned a bachelor of arts in communication sciences from Michigan State University in 1993. She earned a master of science in audiology from The George Washington University in 1995, completed additional training at Arizona State University and a doctor of audiology from University of Florida in 2015. Before moving to the Bay Area, she lived in Arizona, Michigan, Florida and Washington, D.C.
Her fascination with the auditory system, as well as her interest in changes in the brain with hearing loss, tinnitus and rehabilitation, inspired her to pursue and career in audiology and hearing science. Dr. Henderson Sabes’ areas of expertise are neurophysiology, aural rehabilitation, tinnitus and novel treatments.
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