Speech-Language Pathologists' Knowledge of, Exposure to, and Attitudes Toward Hearing Aids and Hearing Aid Wearers A questionnaire concerned with various aspects of hearing aids was completed by 88 speech-language pathologists from West Virginia, Louisiana, Texas, Florida, Mississippi, and Alabama. Results of their responses indicate some deficiencies in knowledge, exposure, and attitudes concerning hearing aids and hearing aid wearers. Implications and suggestions for graduate education and ... Research Article
Research Article  |   April 01, 1989
Speech-Language Pathologists' Knowledge of, Exposure to, and Attitudes Toward Hearing Aids and Hearing Aid Wearers
 
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  • Norman J. Lass, Charles M. Woodford, and Debra S. Everly-Myers are in the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology at West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV. Mary D. Pannbacker is in the Department of Communication Disorders at Louisiana State University Medical Center, Shreveport, LA. Margaret F. Carlin and Richard D. Saniga are in the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences at the University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS. John F. Sehmitt is in the Department of Communicative Disorders at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL. Requests for reprints should be sent to Norman J. Lass, Ph.D., Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, 805 Allen Hall, P.O. Box 6122 West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506-6122.
    Norman J. Lass, Charles M. Woodford, and Debra S. Everly-Myers are in the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology at West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV. Mary D. Pannbacker is in the Department of Communication Disorders at Louisiana State University Medical Center, Shreveport, LA. Margaret F. Carlin and Richard D. Saniga are in the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences at the University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS. John F. Sehmitt is in the Department of Communicative Disorders at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL. Requests for reprints should be sent to Norman J. Lass, Ph.D., Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, 805 Allen Hall, P.O. Box 6122 West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506-6122.×
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Research Article   |   April 01, 1989
Speech-Language Pathologists' Knowledge of, Exposure to, and Attitudes Toward Hearing Aids and Hearing Aid Wearers
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, April 1989, Vol. 20, 115-132. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.2002.115
History: Received November 13, 1987 , Accepted May 2, 1988
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, April 1989, Vol. 20, 115-132. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.2002.115
History: Received November 13, 1987; Accepted May 2, 1988

A questionnaire concerned with various aspects of hearing aids was completed by 88 speech-language pathologists from West Virginia, Louisiana, Texas, Florida, Mississippi, and Alabama. Results of their responses indicate some deficiencies in knowledge, exposure, and attitudes concerning hearing aids and hearing aid wearers. Implications and suggestions for graduate education and continuing education programs are discussed.

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