Self-report approach to assessing benefit derived from amplification.

  title={Self-report approach to assessing benefit derived from amplification.},
  author={Brian E. Walden and Marilyn E Demorest and E L Hepler},
  journal={Journal of speech and hearing research},
  volume={27 1},
The ultimate goal of hearing aid selection procedures is successful use of amplification in everyday communication. The need to validate selection procedures is widely recognized, but the development of relevant criterion measures is a prerequisite to evaluation of predictive validity. This study explored the feasibility of using a self-report method of measuring success with amplification. A 64-item questionnaire was administered to 128 experienced hearing aid users who rated the benefit… CONTINUE READING