International workshop on ‘Advancements in Audiometric Calibration’ held at AIISH

One day international workshop on ‘Advancements in Audiometric Calibration’ organised by Department of Electronics All India Institute of speech and hearin(AIISH) was held, on Tuesday.

The workshop held for Audiologists and other  professionals working  in the area of communication disorders covered  technological advancements in calibration of audiometers, recent developments in automizing calibration procedure  and  hands on training on advanced calibration set up.

The resource persons of the workshop Peter Dolenc, International expert in calibration spoke on different aspects of audiometric calibration in the workshop and gave a live demo of the newly developed automated system for audiometric calibration. He later appreciated AIISH for having acquired the world’s best calibration setup.  He commented that this facility will help in providing accurate diagnostic services for persons with communication disorders and thereby help in effective rehabilitation.

Prof  R Rangasayee, Director, Dr S R Chandrashekhar Institute of Speech and Hearing in his Key note addess spoke on the topic  Importance of calibration in diagnostic audiology.

Dr S R Savithri, Director, AIISH in her  presidential address stressed the need for accurate measurements in diagnosis.  She urged the participants to make use of the inernational faculty of the workshop to get hands on experience.

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