American Journal of Audiology (AJA)
Publisher: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
American Journal of Audiology (AJA) pertains to all aspects of clinical
practice in audiology. Articles concern screening, assessment, and treatment
techniques; prevention; professional issues; supervision; and
administration, and may appear in the form of clinical forums, clinical
reviews, letters to the editor, or research reports that emphasize clinical
Contributed manuscripts may take any of the following forms:
* Clinical Focus: Includes "Consult," a service to readers who want to have
technical questions researched and answered; "Site Visit," detailed
descriptions of major clinical programs in universities, hospitals, hearing
and speech centers, and private practice; "Innovation," a forum in which
clinicians can describe innovative clinical services, technology, and
program management; "Grand Rounds," a forum for case studies, clinical notes
and observations, and other clinical material that does not have a
traditional research format.
* Research and Technology: Includes "Short Course," overviews and tutorials
on important clinical and professional topics; "Papers," brief presentation
of an important research result-in less detail and in a shorter time than
full publication entails-with a limited number of references and figures and
a brief abstract, and written in narrative style; "Articles," traditional
research manuscripts with major clinical significance written in an
accessible-not excessively technical or complex-style.
* Viewpoint: Guest columnists offer their opinions on issues of professional
and clinical relevance.
* Perspective: Provides information on the historical development of
audiology, audiology in other countries, and experiences of other allied
* Point/Counterpoint: A forum for two or more experts to present their views
on important and controversial issues of clinical or professional
significance. The forum may include a post-publication online discussion
among readers and the authors.
* Edge Reports: Brief summaries of the latest developments in a specific
clinical or technical area.
* Letter to the Editor: Opinions about material previously published in the
journal or views on topics of current relevance to some aspect of speech,
language, or hearing sciences. A letter relating to work published in the
journal will ordinarily be referred to the author(s) of the original item
for a response, which may be published along with the letter.
* Special Report: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
journals may publish manuscripts on cross-disciplinary issues that have been
previously published or that are being simultaneously published in two or
more journals. Acceptance is contingent on approval of the manuscript by the
editor in consultation with at least one associate editor and the chair of
the Publications Board. Such exceptional content will be included under the
heading of "Special Report." A note shall appear on the title page of the
article indicating that it was not subject to the journal's normal peer
Online ISSN: 1558-9137
Print ISSN: 1059-0889
To submit a manuscript, use a Web browser to access
Dr. Anthony Cacace
Neurosciences Institute and Advanced Imaging Center
Department of Neurology
Albany Medical College
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY 12208
Content available by subscription.
Abstracts available online. Articles available in PDF format.
Current Issue: December 1 2005, Volume 14, Issue 2
Date: 1 May 2006