Amplification and Assistive Devices (AAD)
Instructional Level: Intermediate
There is great discussion about Direct-to-Consumer Hearing Devices (DCHD) and its application for adults with hearing loss. While there is much debate about the potential benefits and limitations, there is limited scientific research in this area. The current study was aimed at understanding the benefits and shortcoming of DCHDs as reported by consumers by analyzing the large text corpus of secondary data generated from Amazon customer reviews.