Hearing Impaired Make Wireless Needs Known
- Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC) and Wireless Devices. Seabury, David; Hill, Brian J. // Hearing Review;Apr2007, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p98
The article focuses on hearing aid compatibility (HAC) and wireless devices. It notes that the U.S. government supports the notion that the hearing impaired be given access to telecommunications networks through digital wireless phones. The U.S. Hearing Aid Compatibility Act of 1988 focuses on...
- Digital Wireless Telephones and Hearing Aids: New Challenges for Audiology. Levitt, Harry; Harkins, Judy // Journal of the American Academy of Audiology;Jun2001, Vol. 12 Issue 6, pA7
Editorial. Comments on the use of digital wireless telephones and the need to provide people with disabling conditions with equal access to communications technology. Problems of digital wireless telephones' interference with hearing aids; Requirement for all landline telephones to be hearing...
- The hearing-aid battery: A hazard to elderly patients. Strachtan, David R. // Age & Ageing;Sep94, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p425
Reports on the hazard of prescribing hearing-aids to elderly patients. Impaction of a hearing-aid alkaline battery in the external auditory meatus; Aetiology; Clinical features; Treatment.
- Hearing impaired ask for compatibility mandate on digital phones. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR Wireless News;11/6/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 45, p20
Focuses on the hearing-impaired community's request for the United States Federal Communications Commission to consider mandating hearing-aid compatibility for digital mobile phones.
- Hearing aids. // Mayo Clinic Health Letter;Jun1998, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p4
Looks at advances in the design of hearing aids, highlighting the causes and advice for persons who are hearing impaired in the United States. Examination of the causes of hearing loss; Information on the five basic styles of hearing aids; Suggestion for purchasing a hearing aid.
- Hearing aid tips. Blake, Karen // Consumers' Research Magazine;Apr98, Vol. 81 Issue 4, p2
Presents information for hearing-impaired Americans who can benefit from hearing aids. Estimated number of hearing-impaired Americans; Price range of analog hearing devices; Caution on using a hearing aid.
- Evaluation of a wide range of amplitude-frequency responses for the hearing impaired. van Buuren, Ronald A.; Festen, Joost M. // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Feb95, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p211
Evaluates the wide range of amplitude-frequency responses for the hearing impaired samples. Examination of speech intelligibility; Judgments of loudness, sharpness, clearness and pleasantness of speech fragments; Modification to 25 frequency spectra; Use of hearing aid fittings.
- Consumer Reports. // Hearing Loss Magazine;Nov/Dec2009, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p33
The article discusses the results of a survey of people who had purchased hearing aids, published in the July 2009 issue of "Consumer Reports."
- Comparison of Performance with Frequency Transposition Hearing Aids and Conventional Hearing Aids. Parent, Tabitha C.; Chmiel, Rose; Jerger, James // Journal of the American Academy of Audiology;Feb1998, Vol. 9 Issue 1
Four experienced hearing aid users were evaluated using a frequency transposition (TranSonic) hearing system. Following a trial period, the Abbreviated Profile of Hearing Aid Performance (APHAB) and a variety of speech audiometric measures were used to compare the frequency transposition...