Noise reduction in early childhood centers

  • 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.
Published
2002-09-01
How to Cite
1.
Perry CM. Noise reduction in early childhood centers. Canadian Acoustics [Internet]. 2002Sep.1 [cited 2019Sep.19];30(3):48-9. Available from: https://jcaa.caa-aca.ca/index.php/jcaa/article/view/1448
Section
Proceedings of the Acoustics Week in Canada