State of the Science of Aural RehabilitationBy Ross, Mark, PhD; Hearing Loss Magazine, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 31-35
Publication Date: January/February 2007
Author reviews some of the topics and conclusions presented at a national conference on aural rehabilitation (AR) conducted by the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Hearing Enhancement on September 17-20, 2006 at Gallaudet University. According to the author, AR is defined as any device, procedure, information, interaction, or therapy which lessens the communicative, psychosocial, and economic consequences of a hearning loss. Conference presentations included papers on the AR process, AR for people with cochlear implants, evaluations, efficacy of some hearing aid features, various kinds of training procedures, AR for people with cochlear implants, and dual sensory hearing loss.
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