Speech and Language of Children Using Hearing Aids With Adaptive Directional and Noise Reduction Features This paper reviews longitudinal speech-language outcomes of a group of school age children using hearing aid noise reduction and adaptive directional features. These results, obtained through collaboration between school audiologist and speech-language pathologist, reveal that receptive and expressive language scores are stable or improved over a three-year period of use. ... Article
Article  |   December 01, 2010
Speech and Language of Children Using Hearing Aids With Adaptive Directional and Noise Reduction Features
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Jane Auriemmo
    Widex HA Co, Inc, Long Island City, NY
  • Patti Stenger
    Special School District, St Louis, MO
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Hearing & Speech Perception / Acoustics / Hearing Aids, Cochlear Implants & Assistive Technology / School-Based Settings / Articles
Article   |   December 01, 2010
Speech and Language of Children Using Hearing Aids With Adaptive Directional and Noise Reduction Features
SIG 16 Perspectives on School-Based Issues, December 2010, Vol. 11, 126-132. doi:10.1044/sbi11.4.126
SIG 16 Perspectives on School-Based Issues, December 2010, Vol. 11, 126-132. doi:10.1044/sbi11.4.126
Abstract

This paper reviews longitudinal speech-language outcomes of a group of school age children using hearing aid noise reduction and adaptive directional features. These results, obtained through collaboration between school audiologist and speech-language pathologist, reveal that receptive and expressive language scores are stable or improved over a three-year period of use.

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