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Audiology 2015;11(4): 263-281.
Published online: October 31, 2015.
doi: http://doi.org/10.21848/audiol.2015.11.4.263
노년기 청능재활프로그램
세한대학교 언어치료청각학과
Aural Rehabilitation Program in the Elderly
Eun-Yeong Shin
Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, Sehan University, Chonnam, Korea
Correspondence  Eun-Yeong Shin ,Tel: (061) 469-1483, Fax: (061) 469-1317, Email: shiney@sehan.ac.kr
Received: August 28, 2015; Revised: September 12, 2015   Accepted: October 14, 2015.  Published online: October 31, 2015.
Aural rehabilitation program generally consists of hearing aid fitting and orientation, auditory training, communication training, speech reading, communication strategies training, and so on. The negative effects of hearing impairment such as communication problem, isolation from others, and reduction of quality of life of older people through the aural rehabilitation program might be decreased. This article reviewed communication programs, auditory training, and aural rehabilitation programs for the Elderly-“Active Listening Training”, “Keep on Talking Program”, “ACE Program”, “Home Education Program”, “I-ACE Program”, “LACETM”. Speech perception was improved and effects of psychosocial function were decreased in elderly and their significant others. Quality of life also positively advanced after aural rehabilitation program. Aural rehabilitation program was working various forms with individual or group situation and home based/computer based state. This article critically reviews about general aural rehabilitation program for the elderly and observes aspects were expected in the future.
Key Words: Hearing loss, Aural rehabilitation, Auditory training, Communication, Older people, Program
중심단어: 청각손실, 청능재활, 청능훈련, 의사소통, 노인, 프로그램
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