Children’s Noises

Children’s Noises is a noise recording. It consists of two parts: 1) the school cafeteria and 2) a busy school classroom. It is believed that this type of recording may be a superior distracter for children testing.

Children’s Noises includes the auditory test recording only. This product does not include instructions or normative data. It is assumed that purchasers of Auditec’s auditory recordings are well trained in their use, purpose, and interpretation. This product is available from Auditec, Inc. Call 1-800-669-9065 (from US) or 314-416-1050 (outside the US) to order. FREE shipping within the contiguous US.

Children’s Noises (Classroom & Cafeteria); Item 210; Price $71.25 USD + S&H 
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Modified Rhyme Test

The Modified Rhyme Test is considered a word recognition or speech discrimination test. It consists of a series of four fifty word lists in quiet and in noise. The first and last fifty words are “in quiet” though there is a subdued white noise about 30 dB below the stimulus words. The second and third series of fifty words are in noise, the S/N selected to provide a predicted percent correct for normal listeners, labeled “P83 and P76” respectively. It is a multiple choice-pencil paper test. Each list begins with instructions and several practice items.

The Modified Rhyme Test is available from Auditec, Inc. It includes a) audio recording, and b) patient instructions, score form, and correct response lists as printable pdf files. There are no administration instructions or normative data for this product. It is assumed that purchasers of Auditec’s products are well trained in their use, purpose, and interpretation. Call 1-800-669-9065 (from US) or 314-416-1050 (outside the US) to order.

Modified Rhyme Test (MRT); Item 117; Price $119.00 USD + S&H*
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Child Spondees

The Child Spondees is considered a speech threshold (or speech reception threshold-SRT) test. It is a list of spondaic words that was selected to be familiar to children. AUDiTEC™ recorded 51 words in one randomization. The medium SRT is 20 dB SPL. (Consider Picture Spondee Words for young or non-verbal patients.)

The standard amount of time given for the patient to respond is approximately four seconds. Short-interval versions only give the patient 2.5 seconds for the patient to  respond. It is an effective way to speed up administration time, but this version is not recommended for young children or the elderly.

Child Spondees includes a) audio recording and b) printed word list. This product does not include administration instructions or normative data. It is assumed that purchasers of Auditec’s products are well trained in their use, purpose, and interpretation. Available from Auditec, Inc.  Call 1-800-669-9065 (from US) or 314-416-1050 (outside the US) to order. FREE shipping within the contiguous US.

Child Spondees, ASHA Spondees; Item 102A; Price $59.50

Child Spondees, Spondees (W-1); Item 102; Price $59.50

Child Spondees, Spondees, Short Interval; Item 102SI; Price $59.50

Child Spondees, PBK-50A; Item 185;Price $95.00

Child Spondees, PBK-50A, Short Interval; Item 185SI; Price $95.00

CAP DEMO

The CAP Demonstration Version II consists of samples of CAP tests. It does not contain any full tests. Audiology professors can use this recording to teach central auditory processing test administration to their students. This disc includes samples of the following CAP tests:

  • Dichotic Digits
  • Duration Pattern Sequence
  • Dichotic Word Listening Test
  • Masking Level Difference – Speech and Tone
  • NU-6 Low Pass Filtered Test at 750, and 1000 Hz
  • Time Compressed Sentence Test
  • Random Gap Detection Test
  • Competing Sentences
  • NU-6 with Four Talker Noise
  • Synthetic Sentence Identification – Contralateral Competing Message
  • Pitch (Frequency) Pattern Sequence – Musiek Version
  • NU-6 Time Compressed
  • Rapid Alternating Speech
  • Spondee Binaural Fusion
  • Gaps In Noise

This product includes a) audio recording, and b) sample instructions and score forms as printable pdf files.

CAP Demonstration Version II; Item No. CD171-9; Price FREE to audiology professors! (S&H will be added if shipping outside the US.)

Email auditecinfo@auditec.com to obtain one free CAP Demonstraiton Version II plus one free Constraint Induced Auditory Therapy Demo CD. It is our pleasure to support audiology professors as they provide quality instruction to the next generation of audiologists. 

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Santiago APD Battery

Santiago APD Battery 
A compact disc with the following Spanish language tests:

  • Spanish Dichotic Digits
  • Spanish Filtered Speech
  • Spanish Binaural Fusion
  • Spanish Speech in Noise (at +10 dB and 0 dB signal-to-noise ratios)

The Santiago Auditory Processing Disorders test battery (SAPD) is a set of four tests that assess (central) auditory processing (AP) in native Spanish-speaking adults. SAPD was developed by Adrian Fuente, Ph.D. of the Audiology Lab School of Speech and Hearing Sciences Medical Faculty, University of Chile. Since auditory processing includes various auditory abilities, different tests should be carried out to assess AP.  Some of these tests utilize verbal stimuli while others do not. For those auditory abilities that require verbal material to be assessed, e.g., dichotic listening, auditory performance in competing acoustic signals and auditory performance with degraded acoustic materials, tests with verbal stimuli in the language of the patient must be used. The SAPD battery was created because of this need. The aim of these tests is to assess some of the aspects of AP in Spanish-speaking adult patients suspected to have APD and/or with hearing complaints other than those associated with reduced hearing thresholds.

Each of the tests aims to assess different aspects of central auditory processing.

  • Speech-in-noise requires recognition of monosyllable in the presence of white noise, according to ASHA (1996) it fits the low redundancy monaural speech category.
  • Filtered Speech requires recognition of monosyllables that have been low pass filtered, a low redundancy category.
  • Binaural fusion requires recognition of monosyllables whose low frequency spectrum is presented to one ear and high frequency spectrum simultaneously to the other ear, this test is in the binaural interaction category.
  • Dichotic digits requires the patient to repeat two pairs of digits which are presented simultaneously to both ears, it is in the dichotic speech category.

Auditec recommends buying the Santiago APD Battery as a full set. However, Auditec sells the tests individually as well for those with budget restraints.  Normative data was derived from a population of native Spanish speaking persons living in Chile.  As in any language, there are differences in dialect and one needs to verify these data on the local population.

The Santiago APD Battery includes a) audio recording, and b) manual and score forms as printable pdf files on CDRom. The extensive manual is provided in both Spanish and English. It includes administration, scoring, and interpretation information. Normative data is included for adults only. It can be assumed children over the age of 12 will do as well (or nearly as well) as adults. Available from Auditec, Inc. Call 1-800-669-9065 (from US) or 314-416-1050 (outside the US) to order. FREE shipping within the contiguous US.

Santiago APD Battery; Item No. 217; Price $275.00 USD + S&H*
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SIN

The Speech in Noise (SIN)¹ test was developed to help determine how much a given hearing aid or pair of hearing aids helps an individual understand speech in a background of noise, compared to listening unaided or with other hearing aids. The test consists of a series of female-talker recordings of the IEEE (modified Harvard) sentences as the target speech, and four-talker babble (three women and one man) as the noise source. Five sentences are recorded at each of four signal-to-noise (S/N) ratios: 15 dB, 10 dB, 5 dB and 0 dB S/N, all at the 0 dB VU meter calibration level, followed by a similar series recorded at a signal level 30 dB lower than the calibration level (-30 dB re 0 VU).

Therefore, there are 20 sentences at each level for a total of 40 sentences (or 4 IEEE lists), all of which constitutes a block. There are nine blocks of the SIN test, so that nine comparisons can be made without repeating sentences. Each listening condition takes approximately twelve minutes to administer.

The Speech in Noise includes a) audio recording, and b) instructions and score forms as printable pdf files on CD-Rom. The instructions provide information on administration. Available from Auditec, Inc. Call 1-800-669-9065 (from US) or 314-416-1050 (outside the US) to order. FREE shipping within the contiguous US.

Speech in Noise is Item No. CD102-9 and costs $50.00 USD + S&H* 
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¹The QuickSIN and BKB-SIN are considered more recent versions of this test. Although the more recent versions are preferred by most professionals, the SIN still proves to be useful to some audiologists.

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SCAN-3

The SCAN-3 Adult & Adolescent version is for ages 13-60. It is a battery of tests for the detection of (central) auditory processing disorders.  SCAN-3 was developed to assist in the identification of specific auditory processing difficulties; differentiating auditory processing disorders form auditory processing skills and auditory attention difficulties.  The pattern of an individual’s test results will help in the planning of intervention activities to help minimize the impact that an auditory processing disorder can have on school, work, home and the community.

SCAN-3 can be used as a screening test, requiring only about 10-15 minutes to administer, or a diagnostic assessment can be achieved in 30-45 minutes.  The screening tests have normative based criterion –referenced scores.  The diagnostic test results in scaled scores, and percentile ranks.  Ear advantage scores for most of the tests are obtained.

The SCAN-3 includes a) audio recording, b) manual and score forms. The extensive manual includes administration, scoring, and interpretation information. Normative data is included for the ages specified by the version. Available from Auditec, Inc. Call 1-800-669-9065 (from US) or 314-416-1050 (outside the US) to order. FREE shipping to contiguous US.

SCAN-3 (Adult Version & Adolescent version); Item No. CD122-9; Price $325.70 USD + S&H. (USA, Canada, UK, and Australia only*)
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*Although Auditec ships other products anywhere in the world, the SCAN-3 can only be shipped to USA, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia. If you live outside of those areas, please consider the Multiple Auditory Processing Assessment (MAPA) as an substitute.

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