The Volta Review is a professional, peer-review journal inviting manuscripts devoted to reporting scholarly findings that explore the development of listening and spoken language by individuals with hearing loss. The journal is electronically published two times annually, in the spring and fall.
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Topics of Interest
The Volta Review currently seeks manuscripts reporting empirically based studies focused on practical or conceptual issues that advance knowledge relevant to the communication needs and abilities of people with hearing loss. Group and single-subject designs are acceptable.
Manuscript Style and Submission Requirements
Manuscripts should conform to the conventions specified in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA) 6th ed. with the exceptions and considerations provided here.
A cover letter and one copy of a blinded manuscript and accompanying figures should be submitted electronically to the Managing Editor.
Blinded Peer Review
All manuscripts are subject to blind review by two or more members of the Review Panel. No author-identifying information should appear anywhere other than on the title page of the manuscript. The review process takes three to four months to complete. Reviewers comments are shared with author(s).
All authors must ensure their submission adhere to the journal’s Publication Guidelines. Questions regarding these guidelines may be directed to the Managing Editor.
The Volta Review archives are available for content published between 2006 and 2013. If you are looking for an article published prior to 2006, please contact the journal staff.