vibrotactile aid

vibrotactile aid

Audiology A mechanical device that help deaf persons detect and interpret sound through touch. See Deafness.
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The vibrotactile aid. 14th Deafblind International (Dbl) World Conference; 2007 Sep 25-30; Perth, Australia.
Today, vibrotactile aids are also used to inform the person with profound hearing impairment or dual sensory impairment about a limited number of selected events.
Some people with dual sensory impairment use vibrotactile aids for speech perception, and promising results have been obtained [16].
Some members wear hearing aids, some have cochlear implants, and some prefer vibrotactile aids, while others derive no benefits from amplification or simply choose not to try.