A Critique of Speech Recognition Testing Preliminary to Hearing Therapy Some current tests are better than others at evaluating hearing-impaired persons' hearing of speech. The reasons for these inequalities are discussed, and a supplementary battery of tests is proposed. The enhanced clinical appraisal procedures should give us information leading to more adequate estimation of reasonable goals in therapy and more ... Forum
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A Critique of Speech Recognition Testing Preliminary to Hearing Therapy
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, May 1972, Vol. 37, 195-202. doi:10.1044/jshd.3702.195
 
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, May 1972, Vol. 37, 195-202. doi:10.1044/jshd.3702.195

Some current tests are better than others at evaluating hearing-impaired persons' hearing of speech. The reasons for these inequalities are discussed, and a supplementary battery of tests is proposed. The enhanced clinical appraisal procedures should give us information leading to more adequate estimation of reasonable goals in therapy and more accurate charting of the course of therapy.

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