CUNY Sentences Mixed with Cafeteria Noise at +8dB

The CUNY Sentences Mixed with Cafeteria Noise at +8dB is a recording of CUNY Sentences recorded to the same channel as Cafeteria Noise to present sentences in noise.  These sentences can be used in auditory training or for other circumstances when a large amount of sentences are required. They are not designed specifically for word recognition, and there are no data available.

CUNY Sentences Mixed with Cafeteria Noise at +8dB includes: a) the audio recording, and b) sentence 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.

CUNY Sentences Mixed with Cafeteria Noise at +8dB; Item 162; Price $150.00 USD + S&H*
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Therapy in Action

The power to help your patients is within reach. If your patient has a specific ear deficit on dichotic listening tasks, consider the Constraint-Induced Auditory Training Program (CIAT). It is appropriate therapy for children with dyslexia, persons with hypersensitivity to noise, adults with aphasia, or anyone who would like to improve their listening ability. The most common question we get about this training program is: what would this therapy look like inside my organization?

One of the greatest advantages to CIAT therapy is the enormous selection of materials. Twelve compact discs of recorded material is included in the standard version. Another benefit of the CIAT is the included manual on CD-Rom. It provides a wealth of information like an overview, background, case studies, exercises and worksheets. The only equipment you need is a CD player and stereo headphones. You might begin by asking your patient (or patient’s parents) to commit to two 30-minute sessions for six weeks. You can be flexible and slow down the program or accelerate the program to suit the patient’s needs.

Therapy begins with over two CDs with exercises like dichotic digits, dichotic consonant-vowels, dichotic letters, and dichotic sentences. The patient will listen and respond as the therapist scores. After the exercises are complete, the patient moves onto short stories in noise and then a much longer story in noise. The stories are a listening task with no set exercise or scoring, but the therapist may ask occasional questions about what is happening in the story to make sure the listener is engaged.  Auditec now  includes a complimentary backup of the longer story (discs 5-12) with every purchase of the CIAT – Standard and Longer Story versions. This backup allows professionals to loan this portion of the CIAT to their patients for self-administration at home.

Auditec has received positive feedback about the use of this program. Their patients are experiencing improvement thanks to their caring audiologists. Will your patients be next? Email auditec.kb@gmail.com with your state/country to receive an exact quote with ordering instructions for the Constraint-Induced Auditory Therapy (CIAT) Standard.

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Where Can I Find……

Auditec offers a wide selection of products including word recognition tests (in English, Spanish, and French), auditory processing tests, and auditory training programs. We sell 80 tests in over 200 variations. Some of our most popular recordings are the NU-6 Ordered by Difficulty Version II, Spanish Auditory Test CD, and Constraint Induced Auditory Therapy (CIAT).

 

Auditec is always in search of additional tests for our catalog. If you have a test that is recorded, researched, and ready to sell, email auditecinfo@auditec.com for more information on how to get your test into the hands of other audiologists by designating Auditec, Inc. as your primary test manufacturer and distributor.

Constraint-Induced Auditory Therapy

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The Constraint-Induced Auditory Therapy (CIAT) is a dichotic listening therapy program based on Dichotic Interaural Intensity Difference (DIID) training.

The CIAT is a superior therapy program because of its many benefits. Some benefits include: 1) twelve hours of recorded dichotic materials for therapy, 2) manual with overview, background, score sheets, etc. 3) can be used on an unlimited number of patients, 4) uses a combination of scored exercises to be given by an administrator as well as a portion that can be self-administered, and 5) can be used with simple equipment (a CD player and headphones). 

Designed for persons with specific ear deficits on dichotic listening tests (including children with dyslexia, persons with hypersensitivity to noise, adults with aphasia, or anyone who would like to improve their listening ability), the program employs recorded dichotic stimuli for specifically for the purpose of strengthening auditory processing by targeting an individual’s weaker ear through dichotic listening. Dichotic listening therapy activities can be of assistance to a person with a weak ear, will help with attention, and can facilitate listening in noise.

The CIAT program was developed by Annette Hurley, Ph.D and D. Bradley Davis, AuD, Department of Communication disorders, LSU Health Sciences Center. It consists of exercises employing numbers, syllables, words, and sentences of various lengths that are scored. Short stories, fables and a longer story could be self-administered. All are dichotic exercises. The competition is either of the same genre i.e. number vs. number or four talker babble.

The CIAT has been purchased by hospitals, private practices, school systems and parents.  Several customers who purchased the Constraint-Induced Auditory Therapy (CIAT) reported positive results back to us.  They say that their patients are showing real progress. One example of a positive report of Dr. Hurley’s therapy states: “…my  daughter went from a deficit to very high normal ability…” If you think the CIAT might be right for your organization, email auditecinfo@auditec.com for a CIAT manual excerpt and supporting materials as pdf files. A free demo link is also available.

The CIAT Standard program is the full 12-CD set with exercises, short stories, and long story. It includes a) manual and score forms as printable pdf files, b) audio recording of Discs 1-12 for administrator, c) backup of Discs 5-12 for professionals to loan to their patients for self-administration, d) portable CD player with headphones. Available from Auditec, Inc. Call 1-800-669-9065 (from US) or 314-416-1050 (outside the US) to order. 

CIAT Standard (Discs 1-12); Item CD124-9; Price $1,395.00 USD FREE shipping (Importers are responsible for customs. Please check with your government to estimate these charges prior to ordering.)
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Auditory Training Lessons

This is an audio recording of 21 auditory training lessons. Each lesson takes approximately 20-30 minutes and consists of words, phrases, and sentences. The task is to mark a response form while listening to an audio recording. The words, spoken in isolation, are paired for contrast. The phrases and sentences are completion tasks which employ many of the words in the word section. The lessons can be used either individually (self-administering) or in a group setting (under a clinician’s guidance). This recording is suitable for adults and children old enough to understand the task and vocabulary. The video demonstration (below) shows what the person will see on their response form while listening to the audio recording.

This product includes a) audio recording, and b) patient instructions, response forms, and answer forms as printable pdf files. The one-page patient instructions are sufficient to understand the tasks. Normative data is not provided since this product is for therapy and not for examination.  It is assumed that the purchaser of this product understands its use and purpose. This product is available from Auditec, Inc. Call 1-800-669-9065 (from US) or 314-416-1050 (outside the US) to order. All prices in USD plus S&H). FREE shipping within the contiguous US.

Auditory Training Lessons (Full set) (Lessons 1-21); Item 159; Price $194.75 + S&H*
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NOTE: Online ordering cannot be used for custom CDs. If you want this recording combined on a CD with other recordings, please email auditecinfo@auditec.com with your test selections along with your state or country instead of using the “Buy Now” button. You will receive a Paypal invoice for your custom order.

*INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS: Online ordering does not include shipping and handling charges. Please email auditecinfo@auditec.com with your test selections along with your state or country for an exact quote. If you use online ordering, you will be invoiced later for the shipping charges.

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LACE Training Program

The Listening And Communication Enhancement (LACE) Training Program was designed to improve listening skills especially in adults and adolescents who wear hearing aids. LACE is computer software that patients self-administer on their own home computer (requires Windows XP, Vista, or Windows 7). One 30-minute session is recommended per day for twenty days. One program must be purchased for each patient. Scroll down to watch video.

Available from Auditec, Inc. The LACE Training Program includes computer software installation disc and registration for one person. Call 1-800-669-9065 (from US) or 314-416-1050 (outside the US) to order.

LACE Training Program Software (one registration) Item CD127; Price $99.00  FREE shipping within the contiguous US.           

Are there other types of training? Yes, LACE was designed for persons who wear hearing aids. Auditec also offers a therapy designed for patients with dichotic listening deficits called Constraint Induced Therapy Program (CIAT).