In this issue of Canadian Audiologist we have invited all hearing aid manufacturers to submit short overviews of their products and how they can be controlled with smartphone and app use.
This article looks at how each development step differs from traditional fixed directionality, explains how different directional features work, and gives clinical advice for each. In addition, accessories that can further improve SNR via wireless communication are discussed.
Using a Dereverberation Program to Improve Speech Intelligibility and Reduce Perceived Listening Effort in Reverberation
In this article, the authors investigated the effect of a hearing aid feature, “Reverberant Room”, on listening effort. Their study measured both speech recognition and perceived listening effort for adult listeners with hearing loss.
In this issue’s Science Matters feature, Marshall Chasin and William Yost delve into the world of complex pitch with an interesting feature containing, an introduction, a letter to the editor, a “Back to Basics” column, and a very interesting discussion.
Striking the Right Balance – An Overview of “Vestibular Assessment and Management for Canadian Audiologists: A Scoping Review”
In this edition of “Striking the Right Balance,” Janine Verge and Michael Vekasi provide an overview of the newly released document, “Vestibular Assessment & Management for Canadian Audiologists: A Scoping Review.”
Seema Shah gives us a detailed look at the challenges facing an audiologist in Kenya and some interesting suggestions if you are wanting to help.
This advertorial from Siemens/Signia explores signal and sound quality of direct streaming hearing aids.
Marshall fires up the Canadian Audiologist time machine one more time and gives us a book review about Herman G. Wallenfels 1967 book, “Hearing Aids on Prescription.”
In spite of presentations and articles about the effects of noise. Alberto tries to figure out why people really like noise.
Robert Harrison gives us an overview of his message from the recent ENT World Congress in Paris entitled “Central auditory changes in sensorineural hearing loss.”
What is old is new again. It seems as if the topic of auditory training is continuously “hot.” Kelly Tremblay explores it’s recent surge in popularity.
The Wired AuD returns with some helpful tips from Bill Bielski and Peter Stelmacovich on transitioning to post-secondary school.
Courtesy of our friends at HearingHealthMatters.org, Calvin Staples provides some updates on possible treatment opportunities for tinnitus sufferers.
Gael Hannan tells us why it’s time for Canada to implement a national standard of newborn hearing screening and how the high cost of not doing so is far greater.