Frequency lowering and verification: A brief overview

08mar3:00 pm4:00 pmFrequency lowering and verification: A brief overviewJoin this eseminar with Dr. Chong Foong Yen (Ph.D.)

Event Details

Course introduction:
This webinar aims to provide a brief overview of frequency lowering and its verification procedure. This webinar will cover a brief introduction to the different types of frequency-lowering approaches in commercial hearing aids, how to determine candidacy for this feature, and a step-by-step guide on verifying frequency-lowering using the Aurical Freefit system as an example.   


Learning Objectives:

  • Describe different types of frequency-lowering approaches.
  • Determine candidacy for frequency lowering.
  • Implement verification procedure for frequency-lowering.


Speakers for this event

  • Dr. Chong Foong Yen

    Dr. Chong Foong Yen


    Dr. Chong Foong Yen (Ph.D.) is a senior lecturer at the Audiology Programme, Centre for Rehabilitation & Special Needs Studies (iCaRehab), Faculty of Health Sciences (FSK), the National University of Malaysia (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia – UKM). Dr. Chong currently teaches hearing amplification and psychoacoustics courses at the Audiology Program, FSK, UKM, a place close to her heart where she completed her Bachelor’s degree in Audiology (Hons.).

    Dr. Chong obtained her Ph.D. in 2016 and M.Sc. in 2010 in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, Canada. In her doctoral studies, Dr. Chong examined the acoustic and perceptual effects of digital noise reduction systems in hearing aids on speech sounds. Dr. Chong’s passion for hearing–aid amplification and speech acoustics remains her research interest. Her current research projects entail the development of speech perception test materials, particularly for Mandarin speakers in Malaysia, and the adaptation of questionnaires as outcome assessment tools for validating hearing amplification devices. In addition, she is also passionate about advocating the use of real-ear-measurement to verify hearing aids and has been invited as a speaker for several workshops, webinars, and masterclasses.



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