Research Article of International Research Journal of Otolaryngology
DESIGN ON AMPLIFICATION APPARATUS SONORA INDIVIDUAL: THE VISION OF DEAF PATIENTS EXECUTIVES
Andrielle Gomes de Oliveira1 *; Artemisia Ruth Arruda Lucena Veras2; Bruna Santiago Lira3; Karolyne Rayane de Oliveira e Andrade4; Thaís Priscila de Lima Oliveira5; Rafaely Ribeiro Dantas6
1Discente of the course of Speech-Language Pathology at São Miguel University-PE; 2Fonoaudiologist, master and lecturer of the Speech-Language Pathology course at Universidade São Miguel-PE;3 Psychologist from UFCG-PB, specialist in Neuropsychology; 4Personalized speech therapist from the University Center of João Pessoa-PB; 5Psychologist by UFCG-PB, specialist in Neuropsychology; 6Fonouditologist graduated by the University Center of João Pessoa-PB.
Introduction: The sense of hearing is very important for human communication. Hearing loss makes the individual limited or incapacitated to play his role in society. One of the instruments used for auditory rehabilitation is the individual sound amplification apparatus (ISAA). Objectives: To investigate the deaf patients’ conception of the benefits of the individual sound amplification device (ISAA), in addition to identifying the information they have about ISAA.Methods: Field research of the descriptive type in which a structured questionnaire was applied with seven objective questions and a subjective one according to all the ethical aspects provided by Resolution No. 466/12 of the CNS / MS. The same was addressed to four (4) persons responsible for deaf patients who use ISAA in their daily lives and who follow up at the Clinical School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at Centro Universitário de João Pessoa-PB. Results: According to the research participants, it was observed that the hearing aid provided benefits to the deaf in terms of improved sound perception, oral language development, socialization of the deaf with the listening society, improvement in socialization of the deaf with another deaf and in the ability of the deaf to read. Conclusion: The use of ISAA together with speech and language therapy favors the sound perception of the deaf, as well as the development of oral language, promoting a better interaction with the hearing society.
Keywords: Speech therapy. Deafness. Family.
How to cite this article:
Andrielle Gomes de Oliveira; Artemisia Ruth Arruda Lucena Veras; Bruna Santiago Lira; Karolyne Rayane de Oliveira e Andrade; Thaís Priscila de Lima Oliveira; Rafaely Ribeiro Dantas. DESIGN ON AMPLIFICATION APPARATUS SONORA INDIVIDUAL: THE VISION OF DEAF PATIENTS EXECUTIVES.International Research Journal of Otolaryngology, 2019, 2:6.
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