Assistive Devices in the Audiology Practice With the implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, audiologists have opportunities and responsibilities to better serve patients and to expand business with the evaluation, selection, and fitting of assistive devices. This paper provides a detailed description of the use of an interactive software program; a well-designed assistive ... Short Course
Short Course  |   March 01, 1992
Assistive Devices in the Audiology Practice
 
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  • Catherine V. Palmer, PhD
    University of Pittsburgh, 1117 Cathedral of Learning Pittsburgh, PA 15260
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Hearing Disorders / Hearing Aids, Cochlear Implants & Assistive Technology / Augmentative & Alternative Communication / Short Course
Short Course   |   March 01, 1992
Assistive Devices in the Audiology Practice
American Journal of Audiology, March 1992, Vol. 1, 37-57. doi:10.1044/1059-0889.0102.37
History: Received August 16, 1991 , Accepted November 1, 1991
 
American Journal of Audiology, March 1992, Vol. 1, 37-57. doi:10.1044/1059-0889.0102.37
History: Received August 16, 1991; Accepted November 1, 1991

With the implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, audiologists have opportunities and responsibilities to better serve patients and to expand business with the evaluation, selection, and fitting of assistive devices. This paper provides a detailed description of the use of an interactive software program; a well-designed assistive device demonstration/evaluation center; and available literature describing evaluation methods to promote the evaluation, selection, and dispensing of assistive devices. The paper also includes an extensive suggested bibliography.

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