Veronica Kennedy is an Audiovestibular Physician working in a paediatric setting. She regularly works with children with hyperacusis and was recently on the steering group for the James Lind Alliance Hyperacusis Priority Setting Partnership which identified research priorities for hyperacusis. She lectures on tinnitus and hyperacusis in children. She was one of the authors of the BSA’s Practice Guidance for the management of Tinnitus in Children and Teenagers and hopes to develop a similar practice guide for children with hyperacusis.

Latest Contribution


Manual of Pediatric Balance Disorders - Second Edition

This is a very welcome and recently updated book for those wishing to learn about paediatric balance disorders. It has a multidisciplinary authorship and therefore all the specialties involved in the management of a child with balance problems should be...


Vestibular Testing Interpretation: Drill and Practice

My overall impression of this book is that I liked it. While it reports to be designed for a trainee or junior practitioner, it may be useful for clinicians for whom vestibular conditions and testing is an area of heart-sink...


Sound sensitivity in children

Sound tolerance symptoms in young patients can be a challenge, Veronica Kennedy and Claire Benton share their clinical experience in navigating the issues that can arise in diagnosis and management. In any noisy environment, it’s a common sight to see...