Lesson Plan for the New Hearing-Aid User
This plan teaches you to listen with your new hearing aids and helps you to appreciate the benefits of amplification.
Lesson Plan for the User Who is Not Yet Ready for Hearing Aids
This plan is designed to develop your ability to focus on what is being said and to best use your current hearing abilities.
Lesson Plan for the User Who Complains of Listening in Noise
This plan is designed to develop your ability to “tune out” background noise (e.g., the kind that occurs in a busy restaurant) and focus on the target speech signal.
Lesson Plan for the User Who has Difficulty in Hearing Female and Child Voices
This plan is designed to develop your ability to comprehend the speech of female and child talkers, which typically are hard to hear.
Lesson Plan for the New Cochlear Implant User
In this plan, training activities acclimate you to your FCP’s voice (frequent communication partner) gradually. In addition or in lieu to this plan, you may opt to train with the next lesson plan, “Lesson Plan for the User Who Cannot Tolerate Noise.”
Lesson Plan for the User Who Cannot Tolerate Noise
In this plan, you only train “in quiet”, meaning that none of the activities require you to listen to speech while background noise plays.
Lesson Plan for the User with Central Auditory Processing Disorder
Some people have difficulty in understanding the meaning of a spoken message even though they can hear the words that are being spoken. This plan provides extensive practice in developing and honing cognitive auditory abilities. Many children use this plan, especially if they have a third grade reading level or higher.
Lesson Plan for the User Who Wants to Better Understand the Speech of an FCP (Frequent Communication Partner): Plan 1
In this plan, an FCP records the training stimuli in a single session and then you immediately begin training with the FCP’s voice.
Lesson Plan for the User Who Wants to Better Recognize the Speech of an FCP: Plan II
Like the “Plan 1” for training with an FCP’s voice, this plan teaches you to better recognize the voice of someone who is important to you. The difference is that instead of recording the training stimuli in a single session, your FCP records the stimuli in three short recording sessions.