How to integrate listening and auditory communication enhancement (LACE) into a clinical practice.
Listening and Auditory Communication Enhancement (LACE) is an inexpensive, interactive computer program designed to engage the adult hearing impaired listener in the hearing aid adjustment process, provide listening strategies, build confidence, and address cognitive changes characteristic of aging. It can be self administered at home, or in a clinical setting. Despite the low cost of LACE, there are many audiologists who believe they simply don’t have time or understanding to introduce the patient to the process. This manuscript provides a “how to do it” tutorial to illustrate how LACE can be applied to a clinical practice..