New York, NY, March 22, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- “Handbook of Acoustic Accessibility,” recently published by Thieme, focuses on the acoustic conditions, therapies, and technologies that assist audiologists and teachers of hearing-impaired students in making the speech signal audible, undistorted, and accessible.
Covering topics that range from acoustic measurements in the classroom to American Academy of Audiology clinical practice guidelines for Hearing Assistance Technology (HAT), this book reflects current practices and technologies that are designed to maximize the availability of classroom speech signals.
This concise, comprehensive reference is designed to be the go-to guide for busy audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and teachers of hearing-impaired students who need practical information for achieving acoustic accessibility.
Handbook of Acoustic Accessibility
168 pp, 30 illustrations
ISBN (Americas): 9781604067651
ISBN (EUR, Asia, Africa, AUS): 9781604067651
eBook – available from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iTunes
About the Authors
Joseph Smaldino, PhD, is Professor Emeritus, University of Northern Iowa, and Professor of Audiology, Illinois State University, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Normal, Illinois, USA.
Carol Flexer, PhD, LSLS Cert. AVT, is Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Audiology, The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, USA.
Thieme Publishing Group is a scientific and medical publishing house employing more than 950 people and maintaining offices in seven cities, including New York, Delhi, Stuttgart and three other locations in Germany. Founded in 1886, the Thieme name has become synonymous with high quality and excellence in medical and scientific publishing. Today, Thieme is the market leading publisher of neurosurgical content and holds strong market positions in orthopedics, radiology, anatomy and chemistry, among other specialties. Thieme publishes 137 peer-reviewed journals and over 500 new books annually. The company also has a rapidly growing array of web-based products in medicine and science. State-of-the-art online products include Thieme eJournals, Thieme Electronic Book Library, the medical student website WinkingSkull.com and Thieme Teaching Assistant, an innovative web-based platform for faculty. For more information about Thieme, please visit www.thieme.com.