Speech-Language Pathologists' Knowledge and Skills Regarding Hearing Aids A written and practical examination on hearing aids was administered to 102 speech-language pathologists. Results indicate that the majority of this sample lacked basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide help with amplification to aided hearing-impaired students. Implications of these findings are related to mandates of PL 94-142 and measures ... Research Article
Research Article  |   October 01, 1987
Speech-Language Pathologists' Knowledge and Skills Regarding Hearing Aids
 
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  • Charles M. Woodford is in the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506. Requests for reprints may be sent to him at this address.
    Charles M. Woodford is in the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506. Requests for reprints may be sent to him at this address.×
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Research Article   |   October 01, 1987
Speech-Language Pathologists' Knowledge and Skills Regarding Hearing Aids
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, October 1987, Vol. 18, 312-322. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1804.312
History: Received February 19, 1986 , Accepted September 26, 1986
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, October 1987, Vol. 18, 312-322. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1804.312
History: Received February 19, 1986; Accepted September 26, 1986

A written and practical examination on hearing aids was administered to 102 speech-language pathologists. Results indicate that the majority of this sample lacked basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide help with amplification to aided hearing-impaired students. Implications of these findings are related to mandates of PL 94-142 and measures which might be expected to improve this situation are outlined.

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