Why You Should Use Auditory Training In Your Clinic

Why You Should Use Auditory Training In Your Clinic

Originally published in audiologypractices.org Author: Sandra Vandenhoff, Au.D. I almost quit Audiology, once. Here is my story. I was so frustrated after 11 years in a busy private practice clinic that I applied for a management job at the SPCA. When they offered the job to me, I seriously considered accepting it. Every day I…

Our LACE Redesign is Live!

Our LACE Redesign is Live!

Making LACE more visually engaging was one of the top feature requests in our 2020 survey of Hearing Professionals and LACE users. We took that feedback and spent the last several months completely redesigning the look and feel of LACE. It’s now more modern, aesthetically pleasing, and offers enhanced visual feedback throughout the training. We…

Independent study of the effectiveness of LACE
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Independent study of the effectiveness of LACE

A recent independent study of the effectiveness of LACE training has been published in the journal, Cerebral Cortex (Song, et al, 2011). In this study, the authors describe behavioral improvements on speech in noise measures, and, for the first time, changes in neurophysiologic responses in participants that completed the LACE training. More about the study:Participants…

How exactly do you use LACE in your practice?

How exactly do you use LACE in your practice?

We recently conducted an interview with Dr. Cheryl Lokanis AuD from Evergreen Speech & Hearing Clinic regarding their successful implementation of LACE into their practice. Please read the complete interview below. How exactly do you use LACE in your practice? At Evergreen Speech & Hearing Clinic, we have a comprehensive aural rehabilitation program called “The…

Starkey found a 40% drop in their return-for-credit rate using LACE
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Starkey found a 40% drop in their return-for-credit rate using LACE

Interview with Melody Martin, Au.D., Ph.D., Owner, Martin Audiology Originally published in Audiology Online Topic: Texas Jam, EarStore and LACE Paul Dybala: Welcome, everybody. This is Dr. Paul Dybala with Audiology Online and today I have the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Melody Martin of Martin Audiology. She’s agreed to talk about some interesting and exciting…

Latest Study Proves Speech-in-Noise Training Works!
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Latest Study Proves Speech-in-Noise Training Works!

The authors concluded that “naturalistic training” that combines sensory and cognitive elements can enhance the central nervous system’s ability to encode acoustic cues, based on their empirical findings. Song et al report “…LACE training generalizes to standardized clinically utilized measures of speech-in-noise perception—a critical factor if (auditory) training is to have an impact on real-world…