Teachers' Knowledge of, Exposure to, and Attitudes Toward Hearing Aids and Hearing Aid Wearers A questionnaire concerned with various aspects of hearing aids and hearing aid wearers was completed by 113 teachers employed in county school systems in West Virginia. Results of their responses indicate some deficiencies in knowledge of, academic and experiential exposure to, as well as attitudes toward hearing aids and hearing ... Research Article
Research Article  |   January 01, 1987
Teachers' Knowledge of, Exposure to, and Attitudes Toward Hearing Aids and Hearing Aid Wearers
 
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  • Norman J. Lass is in the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, West Virginia University, 805 Allen Hall, P.O. Box 6122, Morgantown, WV 26506-6122. Requests for reprints may be sent to him at this address. John E. Tecca is with the Constance Brown Hearing and Speech Center, Kalamazoo, MI. Charles M. Woodford is in the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.
    Norman J. Lass is in the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, West Virginia University, 805 Allen Hall, P.O. Box 6122, Morgantown, WV 26506-6122. Requests for reprints may be sent to him at this address. John E. Tecca is with the Constance Brown Hearing and Speech Center, Kalamazoo, MI. Charles M. Woodford is in the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.×
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Research Article   |   January 01, 1987
Teachers' Knowledge of, Exposure to, and Attitudes Toward Hearing Aids and Hearing Aid Wearers
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, January 1987, Vol. 18, 86-95. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1801.86
History: Received July 24, 1985 , Accepted November 5, 1985
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, January 1987, Vol. 18, 86-95. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1801.86
History: Received July 24, 1985; Accepted November 5, 1985

A questionnaire concerned with various aspects of hearing aids and hearing aid wearers was completed by 113 teachers employed in county school systems in West Virginia. Results of their responses indicate some deficiencies in knowledge of, academic and experiential exposure to, as well as attitudes toward hearing aids and hearing aid wearers. Implications and suggestions for preservice and continuing education programs for teachers are discussed.

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