aural rehabilitation


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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.
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aural rehabilitation

Audiology Any technique used for the hearing-impaired to improve their speech and communication. See Speech therapy.
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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 trial results.
Aural rehabilitation must be deemed medically necessary to be a covered service under Medicare.
The use of a hearing aid should be considered as only part of a comprehensive aural rehabilitation plan designed by an audiologist specifically for the individual.
Taylor examined the effect of group composition on an 8- to 10-hour aural rehabilitation program [41].
Several approaches to aural rehabilitation in patients with unilateral or asymmetric hearing loss have been suggested.
They cover the elements of goal writing; a historical perspective of goal writing and contemporary practice; language disorders in children; speech disorders in children; pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders; adult dysphagia; adult neurogenic communication disorders; augmentative and alternative communication; aural rehabilitation and habilitation; fluency disorders; voice disorders; reading disabilities: skill development through assessment, goals, and strategic instruction; writing disorders; and math disabilities: skill development through assessment, goals, and strategic instruction.
Visual and aural rehabilitation programs must concomitantly compensate for these changes and improve functional competence in everyday tasks.
of Pittsburgh) incorporate new chapters on literacy development, genetics, neurogenic speech disorders, dysphagia, and aural rehabilitation in this updated introductory text.
For some patients, an extensive learning period involving intensive aural rehabilitation with a speech pathologist may be required for successful implant use.
* Provide aural rehabilitation for residents, families and staff