Nonverbal Testing

Researchers recommend hearing professionals use both verbal and nonverbal testing to evaluate patients. Nonverbal testing is especially useful when testing patients: 1) who do not use English as a first language, 2) who have language limitations due to hearing impairment, or 3) who use cochlear implants. Auditec offers a variety of nonverbal tests to suit the unique needs of hearing professionals around the world.

The Sound Effects Recognition Test (SERT) is a picture pointing test that uses sounds like a barking dog, whistling, or a vacuum. It includes instructions and normative data for ages 3-6 as well as the audio CD and the corresponding picture book.

Hearing professionals who are testing adults may find Environmental Sounds (also known as Forty Familiar Sounds) a beneficial test to add to their battery. This recording includes sounds like: bowling, roller coaster, and a babbling brook.  A similar recording called Filtered Environmental Sounds includes those sounds at specified frequencies. These recordings can be employed as the hearing professional sees fit. No normative data or instructions are included; however, a sounds list is included.

Nonverbal tests play a key role in auditory processing.  Auditec offers the Random Gap Detection Test, Gaps In Noise, Pitch Pattern Sequence, Duration Pattern Sequence, and Masking Level Difference-Tone Version to audiologists all over the world. Instructions and score forms (in English) are included with the audio CD purchase.

Minimizing the language barrier in auditory testing opens up a whole new world for hearing professionals to understand the limitations of hearing and processing of their patients.  Nonverbal tests can be valuable tools to help hearing professionals identify hearing problems and diagnose disorders. Whether testing children or adults for either auditory discrimination or auditory processing, Auditec offers nonverbal tests for professionals with even difficult-to-test patients.

SERT

The Sound Effects Recognition Test (SERT) picture book and recording is a closed-set, picture-pointing task for children. The test consists of three lists of ten sounds. Total administration time is under eight minutes. The SERT is a perfect alternative to word recognition tests for children who speak a foreign language or those with language limitations due to hearing impairment. Watch the practice! See video below.

The SERT includes: a) picture book with manual, b) audio test recording, c) score forms as printable pdf files. The extensive manual contains administration, scoring, and interpretation information. Age-specific normative data is included for ages three to six. 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.

Sound Effect Recognition Test Kit, recording and pictures; Item 137; Price $126.50 
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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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SERT Picture Book Only

The SERT Picture Book is a spiral-bound book that consists of a manual and 30 pages of color glossy drawings. This book corresponds to the Sound Effects Recognition Test (SERT).  Customers who already own the SERT recording can replace their lost or damaged picture book by purchasing this product.

The SERT Picture Book includes the picture book with manual only. The extensive manual contains administration, scoring, and interpretation information. Age-specific normative data is included for ages three to six. It is available from Auditec, Inc.  Call 1-800-669-9065 (from US) or 314-416-1050 (outside the US) to order. FREE shipping on orders within the contiguous US.

SERT Picture Book only; Item P127; Price $33.00
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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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