aural rehabilitation


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aural rehabilitation

a form of therapy in which hearing-impaired individuals are taught to improve their ability to communicate. Methods taught include, but are not limited to, speech-reading, auditory training, use of hearing aids, and use of assistive listening devices such as telephone amplifiers.

aural rehabilitation

Any therapy used to improve the speech and communication of the hearing impaired.

Components of aural rehabilitation
Hearing aid orientation, listening strategies, speechreading, auditory training, speech cuing, total communication.

aural rehabilitation

Audiology Any technique used for the hearing-impaired to improve their speech and communication. See Speech therapy.

au·ral re·ha·bil·i·ta·tion

(awr'ăl rē'hă-bil'i-tā'shŭn)
Procedures to enhance the communication capacity of people with hearing impairments, such as auditory training, lip reading, and hearing aid orientation.
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Hearing aid effectiveness after aural rehabilitation individual versus group (HEARING) trial: RCT design and baseline characteristics.
Hawkins' review of the effectiveness of group aural rehabilitation programs concluded that large randomized controlled trials are needed that include patients from the general population (i.
In addition, comparison studies of CROS and BiCROS with other methods of unilateral aural rehabilitation have found the former lacking.
Residents who may have previously been resistant to wearing their hearing aids were referred to SLP for desensitization training and aural rehabilitation, if appropriate, to maximize their residual hearing.
The statement echoes and reinforces HLAA's long-standing campaign for accessible and affordable hearing health care through itemization, price transparency, and audiology services beyond the sale of hearing aids, including aural rehabilitation counseling and information about assistive listening and alerting devices.
Chute answers questions sent to HearingExchange that pertain to cochlear implants, implantable hearing aids and aural rehabilitation for children and adults.
2934, the Medicare Aural Rehabilitation and Hearing Aid Coverage Act of 2001.
We conclude, therefore, that a significant difference between audiometric findings and HDHS self-assessments is useful in identifying patients who might benefit from additional counseling and/or aural rehabilitation.
While professionals seek to rehabilitate the individual following illness or injury, it is vital that the rehabilitation program is inclusive to incorporate audiological testing and aural rehabilitation into the program.
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