Noise reduction in early childhood centers

Authors

  • Cheryl M. Perry Hearing Education Auditory Resources, Department of Education, Charlottetown, PEI, C1A 7N8, Canada

Keywords:

Acoustic noise, Architectural acoustics, Building codes, Data reduction, Education, Hearing aids, Laws and legislation, Reverberation, School buildings, Speech processing, Speech recognition, Students, Acoustic highlighting, Background noise levels

Abstract

The factors contributing to noise reduction in early childhood centers were discussed. Speech recognition was governed by background noise levels, room acoustics and hearing. Proper acoustic standards, health codes and building codes were necessary for listening comfort, an enhanced accessibility to spoken language and auditory brain development.

Additional Files

Published

2002-09-01

How to Cite

1.
Perry CM. Noise reduction in early childhood centers. Canadian Acoustics [Internet]. 2002 Sep. 1 [cited 2024 Jul. 13];30(3):48-9. Available from: https://jcaa.caa-aca.ca/index.php/jcaa/article/view/1448

Issue

Section

Proceedings of the Acoustics Week in Canada