Implications of hearing aid fitting for orientation and mobility: a case study

For people who have combined hearing impairment and severe visual impairment, hearing aids are important both for speech understanding and for orientation and mobility purposes. The present report is a case study in which orientation and mobility skills were evaluated first without hearing aids and then with 2 different hearing aid settings. The observations of the orientation and mobility specialist demonstrate that hearing aid settings can affect orientation and mobility skills..

from the Journal of the Academy of Rehabilitative Audiology

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Posted on July 18, 2011, in Research. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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