*  AUD4IDA audiology, Your course, La Trobe University
... acoustic immittance tests as well as speech discrimination tests. You will develop clinical decision making skills, as you ... acoustic reflex testing and reflex decay; (iv) Eustachian tube tests; (v) applications of speech audiometry and introduction to ... 02. Integrate theoretical knowledge about tympanometry, acoustic reflex testing and speech audiometry assessment techniques and ... the speech audiogram; (vi) procedure for speech audiometry; (vii) speech masking. Two small group practical classes. Components ...
  http://www.latrobe.edu.au/students/your-course/subjects/current/aud4ida-diagnostic-audiology
*  Patent US7018342 - Determining masking levels in an automated diagnostic hearing test - Google Patents
... speech reception threshold, speech discrimination, tympanogram, acoustic reflex, and otoacoustic emissions testing. Multiple ... Data obtained from one test may be used for another test or another iteration of the same test to calculate masking levels. The ... The test prompts and instructs the patient for inputs and responses as needed. The patient can select one or several tests to ... The automated hearing test allows the patient to quickly and accurately test his own hearing with minimal or no assistance from ...
  http://www.google.com/patents/US7018342?dq=6650327
*  Policies governing services for children with disabilities :: State Publications
... bone conduction testing, acoustic immittance measures (e.g. tympanometry), speech reception, discrimination and/or perception ... bone conduction testing, acoustic immittance measures (e.g. tympanometry), speech reception, discrimination and/or perception ... 16) Speech-Language/Communication Evaluation A speech-language evaluation includes the following aspects of speech-language: ... 16) Speech-Language/Communication Evaluation A speech-language evaluation includes the following aspects of speech-language: ...
  http://digital.ncdcr.gov/cdm/singleitem/collection/p249901coll22/id/257110/rec/1
*  Deafness - Net Health Book
Another simple test that is done at the same time is a test of speech discrimination. There are much more sophisticated tests ... acoustic reflex testing) and other electrophysiological tests that may be needed before deciding, if a patient would benefit ... Diagnostic tests for deafness. The otolaryngologist will arrange audiometry, a test where the threshold of sound recognition is ... Decode your blood tests. Watch this video that explains how to decode your blood tests Start Today ...
  http://nethealthbook.com/ear-nose-and-throat-diseases-otolaryngology-ent/ear-problems/deafness/
*  Acoustic Neuroma: 2011
After patients have received routine auditory tests that show loss of hearing and speech discrimination (hearing sound but not ... The results may indicate that the acoustic nerve is not functioning optimally. If there is an abnormality in the ABR test, a ... Acoustic neuromas are non-malignant, meaning that they do not spread to other parts of the body. An acoustic neuroma is ... The brain is not invaded by the acoustic neuroma, but the tumor pushes on the brain as it enlarges. As the acoustic neuroma ...
  http://acousticneuromafacts.blogspot.com/2011/
*  Auditory discrimination | definition of auditory discrimination by Medical dictionary
What is auditory discrimination? Meaning of auditory discrimination medical term. What does auditory discrimination mean? ... Looking for online definition of auditory discrimination in the Medical Dictionary? auditory discrimination explanation free. ... both recommended that a central auditory test battery should include tests involving both speech and nonspeech stimuli focusing ... on (but not limited to): binaural hearing, dichotic stimuli, auditory discrimination, competing and degraded acoustic signals, ...
  https://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/auditory+discrimination
*  Acoustic Neuroma - HopeWorks Foundation
... and preoperative hearing thresholds and speech discrimination, as well as other tests such as electronystagmography, imaging, ... Thus, it is often employed in patients who already have poor speech discrimination in the affected ear. Any size tumor may be ... Acoustic Neuroma For further information and support, please contact the Acoustic Neuroma Association of New Zealand, a mutual- ... Bilateral acoustic neuromas are rare in this type.. In Neurofibromatosis type II, bilateral acoustic neuromas are the hallmark ...
  http://www.hopeworks.org.nz/the-brainhub/neurological-disorders-diseases/acoustic-neuroma
*  Audiometry Test, Hearing Test | Mayfield Brain & Spine
... noninvasive hearing test that measures a person's ability to hear different sounds, pitches, or frequencies. ... A word recognition test (also called speech discrimination test) assesses a person's ability to understand speech from ... Acoustic reflex testing evaluates the cranial nerves and brainstem. What does a hearing test show?. Pure tone audiometry charts ... The test carries no risks.. How do I get the test results? The audiologist will go over the test results with you. A report is ...
  http://www.mayfieldclinic.com/PE-hearing.htm
*  Brain Tumor Clinic - Acoustic Neuroma
An acoustic neuroma , correctly called a vestibular schwannoma, is a benign primary intracranial tumor of the myelin-forming ... and preoperative hearing thresholds and speech discrimination, as well as other tests such as electronystagmography, imaging, ... Bilateral acoustic neuromas are rare in this type.. *In Neurofibromatosis type II, bilateral acoustic neuromas are the hallmark ... An acoustic neuroma , correctly called a vestibular schwannoma, is a benign primary intracranial tumor of the myelin-forming ...
  http://braintumors.in/acoustic_neuroma
*  Central Auditory Processing: Current Status of Research and Implications for Clinical Practice
... the acoustic quality of the recorded test materials, the calibration of equipment, and the acoustics of the test environment. ... Speech-language pathology measures: The speech-language pathology assessment provides measures of speech and language ability ... Categories of behavioral auditory measures include tests of - * *. temporal processes - ordering, discrimination, resolution (e ... Factors to consider in the selection of test procedures include information on the test sensitivity and specificity, test ...
  https://www.asha.org/policy/TR1996-00241/
*  Robert K. Jackler, MD | Stanford Medicine Profiles
... speech reception threshold, speech discrimination testing, and acoustic reflex testing. If the clinician is even moderately ... Only 4% had objectively normal hearing on the basis of speech reception threshold (SRT), speech discrimination score (SDS), and ... and an interaural speech reception threshold difference of > or =20 dB, or a speech discrimination score of > or =20%. ... Acoustic neuroma. Neurosurgery clinics of North America Jackler, R. K., Pitts, L. H. 1990; 1 (1): 199-223 Abstract. Acoustic ...
  https://med.stanford.edu/profiles/robert-jackler
*  Hearing Preservation in Cochlear Implant Surgery
Improvements in discrimination tasks have also been observed in long-electrode users with preserved acoustic hearing. Patients ... Speech Perception with EAS. Patients with preserved low-frequency hearing show significant improvements in their discrimination ... In addition, monosyllables tested at a 10 dB signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) should not exceed a score of 40% in the best aided ... B. J. Gantz and C. Turner, "Combining acoustic and electrical speech processing: iowa/nucleus hybrid implant," Acta Oto- ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/ijoto/2014/468515/
*  A computerized adaptive testing system for speech discrimination measurement: The Speech Sound Pattern Discrimination Test |...
... acoustic and phonetic dimensions of speech, and theories of speech perception. Data obtained in this study support the validity ... A computerized adaptive testing system for speech discrimination measurement: The Speech Sound Pattern Discrimination Test. ... A computerized adaptive testing system for speech discrimination measurement: The Speech Sound Pattern Discrimination Test. ... adaptive test-delivery system for the measurement of speech discrimination, the Speech Sound Pattern Discrimination Test, is ...
  http://www.iacat.org/content/computerized-adaptive-testing-system-speech-discrimination-measurement-speech-sound-pattern
*  Speech perception - Wikipedia
If a specific aspect of the acoustic waveform indicated one linguistic unit, a series of tests using speech synthesizers would ... For example, the subject may not show sensitivity to the difference between two speech sounds in a discrimination test, but ... The speech sound signal contains a number of acoustic cues that are used in speech perception. The cues differentiate speech ... This can take the form of an identification test, a discrimination test, similarity rating, etc. These types of experiments ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speech_perception
*  Misarticulating and Normally Articulating Children's Identification and Discrimination of Synthetic [r] and [w] | Journal of...
Discrimination was tested among 3-step continuum stimulus pairs using ... 1985-02-01T00:00:00 Reports Paul R. Hoffman ... Misarticulating and Normally Articulating Children's Identification and Discrimination of Synthetic [r] and [w]. J Speech Hear ... normally articulating children for their ability to identify and discriminate seven synthetic stimuli representing an acoustic ... Discrimination was tested among 3-step continuum stimulus pairs using the 4IAX paradigm. All of the control children ...
  https://jshd.pubs.asha.org/article.aspx?articleid=1775222
*  Shamma receives NIH grant to study spectro-temporal plasticity in the brain's neuronal networks | Institute for Systems Research
... goals and the task-related meaning of acoustic stimuli. They will also test the idea that top-down influences from frontal ... They will extend studies of task-related plasticity in the auditory cortex to a variety of new tasks involving speech stimuli, ... new behavioral paradigms (contrasting discrimination versus recognition). They will explore plasticity in higher-order auditory ... The exact form of this plasticity depends on the behavioral context, and the spectrotemporal features of the salient acoustic ...
  https://www.isr.umd.edu/news/news_story.php?id=8476
*  Altınbaş Üniversitesi
... speech understanding threshold, vocal discrimination, phonetic tests, integration tests, basic principles of acoustic impedance ... transient autoacoustic emission testing and distortion product auto acoustic emission test, hearing test application in ... sign test, bitarmal caloric test, rotation test, galvanic test, ENG/VNG, VEMP.,/td, ,/tr, ,/tbody, ,/table, ,p, ,/p, ,table ... Tests and applications of pure tone and speech audiometry, application and selection criteria of hearing aids, adequate and ...
  http://en.kemerburgaz.edu.tr/en/academic-units/vocational-schools/vocational-school-of-health-services/audiometry-program/course-descriptions
*  Central) Auditory Processing Disorders
Auditory discrimination tests: assess the ability to differentiate similar acoustic stimuli that differ in frequency, intensity ... Monaural low-redundancy speech tests: assess recognition of degraded speech stimuli presented to one ear at a time (e.g., ... Test methods should be consistent with the procedures defined in the original research of the test or as specified in the test ... Clinical decision analysis provides information regarding test sensitivity, test specificity, and test efficiency, which are ...
  https://www.asha.org/policy/TR2005-00043/
*  Hearing Care for Professionals : Diagnostics | Cubex
Behavioural test battery at Cubex. *PTA. *Acoustic reflexes. *Speech discrimination in quiet ... It makes sense to include a speech in noise test in the test battery. Not only does it provide an understanding of a person's ... Speech Audiometry. Hearing care is not just about testing with pure tones or making sounds audible. Increasing speech ... It makes sense to include a speech in noise test in the test battery. Not only does it provide an understanding of a person's ...
  http://cubex.co.uk/professionals/diagnostics
*  LISTSERV 15.5 - OPERA-L Archives
That* is why people with high frequency hearing loss have difficulty with speech discrimination, which is exacerbated by ... It's also the reason why singers on acoustic recordings are often unintelligible. Anyone interested in their own hearing might ... onlinetonegenerator.com/hearingtest.html It's certainly not the same quality as a test performed by an audiologist in a proper ... which are essential for being able to hear conversational speech, are high range. * ...
  http://listserv.bccls.org/cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind1710B&L=OPERA-L&T=0&F=&S=&P=53624
*  Diagnostic Testing
... speech reception thresholds and speech discrimination. Immittance Audiometry assess the status of the middle ear system and ... Immittance testing routinely includes tympanometry and an assessment of acoustic reflex thresholds. ... Diagnostic Testing. Diagnostic Testing Audiometry (Hearing Test). Audiometry (Hearing Test) encompasses a battery of tests ... During the test, your doctor will observe any involuntary eye movements (nystagmus) that may occur. This test locates the cause ...
  http://www.entofloudoun.com/services/diagnostic-testing/
*  Symptom: Asymmetric Hearing Loss : The Hearing Journal
The patient's word discrimination ability was normal. However, pure-tone testing results clearly showed a difference between ... Diagnosis: Vestibular Schwannoma (Acoustic Neuroma). Figure 2.. Difficulty in understanding speech in noisy environments is a ... Therefore, an acoustic neuroma is neither acoustic nor a neuroma, and is more correctly termed as vestibular schwannoma. ... Two years ago, she had similar hearing complaints and obtained a hearing test and hearing aids. However, she finds that the ...
  http://journals.lww.com/thehearingjournal/Fulltext/2017/02000/Symptom___Asymmetric_Hearing_Loss.5.aspx
*  Physiogenic Hearing Impairment in Adults | Springer for Research & Development
Katz, J. The SSW test: An interior report. Journal of Speech Hearing Disorders, 1968, 33, 132-146.Google Scholar ... Anderson, H., Barr, B., Wedenberg, E. The early detection of acoustic tumors by the stapedius reflex test. In G. Wolstenholme J ... Olsen, W., Noffsinger, D., Kurdziel, S. Speech discrimination in quiet and in white noise by patients with peripheral and ... Jerger, J. F. Hearing tests in otologic diagnosis. Journal of the American Speech and Hearing Association, 1962, 4, 139-145. ...
  https://rd.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-1-4757-9760-2_3
*  Voice Activity Detection in Noisy Environments Based on Double-Combined Fourier Transform and Line Fitting
Frame Based Speech and Nonspeech Discrimination Test. Second, the proposed VAD was evaluated in terms of the ability to ... The proposed features were extracted from three sets of acoustic data (e.g., noise-only, noisy speech, and speech-only) and ... Silence and in-speech represent the nonspeech and speech region, respectively. Leaving-speech is a state belonging to speech ... are the probability density functions of a speech absent frame and a speech present frame at n (. : nonspeech GMM, : speech GMM ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/tswj/2014/146040/
*  OPTICAL PULSE-WIDTH MODULATION USED IN AN OPTICAL-STIMULATION COCHLEAR IMPLANT - LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION
Speech tends to fill the frequency spectrum between 50-6000 Hz and cochlear-implant speech processors tend to cover the range ... 17A presents data from Test Subject 1; FIG. 17B presents data from Test Subject 3. In an experiment described in Vandali (2000 ... Nelson, "Intensity Discrimination as a Function of Stimulus Level with Electric Stimulation," J. Acoust. Soc. Am., vol. 100, pp ... It has been shown that the loudness of an electrical stimulus in microamps (pA) is analogous to the loudness of an acoustic ...
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