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Plural Publishing Releases Auditory-Verbal Therapy Textbook

Plural Publishing says the book can also be a resource for audiologists, speech-language pathologists, teachers of children who are deaf or hard of hearing, administrators, psychologists, cochlear implant surgeons, primary care physicians, social workers, and other allied health and education professionals.

ADA Provides Guidelines for Telehealth Procedures

The Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) has published guidelines for telehealth procedures that can be provided with existing technologies—such as hearing aid checks and examinations—as well as those that will require special equipment or technology, like pure-tone audiometry and diagnostic analysis of cochlear implants.

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How Do Medical Masks Degrade Speech Reception?

This study shows that each type of medical mask essentially functions as a low-pass acoustic filter for speech, attenuating the high frequencies (2000-7000 Hz) spoken by the wearer by 3 to 4 dB for a simple medical mask and close to 12 dB for the N95 masks. In the era of Covid-19, Alexander Goldin, Barbara Weinstein, and Nimrod Shiman also explain how some of these problems might be overcome.

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