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Related to aural rehabilitation: Speech reading
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 rehabilitationAny 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 rehabilitationAudiology 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.