This product is the short interval versions of Spondees and W-22 Form A (Lists 1-4). These short-interval versions give the patient 2.5 seconds to respond instead of the standard four seconds. It is an effective way to speed up administration time, but this version is not recommended for young children or the elderly.
The Spondees is a speech threshold (speech reception threshold-SRT) recording. The Spondees, also known as CID W-1, are two-syllable words with equal stress on each syllable, which are employed to obtain thresholds for speech. There are two randomizations of 36 spondaic words spoken without a carrier phrase for adults. The median speech reception threshold (SRT) for normal listeners is 20 dB SPL (0dBHL).
The W-22, also known as the CID W-22, is a phonetically balanced test for word recognition (i.e. speech discrimination). They are made up of consonant-nucleus (CN), nucleus-consonant (NC) and consonant-nucleus-consonant (CNC) words. The talker has a General American dialect. The articulation function is approximately 4% /dB. Form A consists of four lists of 50 words for a total of 200 words.
The Spondees; W-22 Form A Short Interval© includes a) audio recording and b) printed word lists. This product does not include instructions, normative data, or pictures. It is assumed that purchasers of Auditec’s auditory tests are well trained in the use, purpose, and interpretation of basic tests.
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Spondees, W-22 Form A Short Interval© (CD Format); Item 101SI; Price $95.00 + S&H
Spondees, W-22 Form A Short Interval© (USB Format); Item USB101SI; Price $101.00 + S&H