Hearing Loss

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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style 10/3/11 Pediatric Hearing Loss Brittany Hall, M.S., CCC-SLP Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences October 5, 2011 10/3/11 What is hearing loss?  Inability to detect or distinguish the range of sounds normally available to the human ear.  What is the difference? Hearing - detect Understanding distinguish  Hearing loss can result from injury to the 10/3/11 Hearing Loss  Unilateral (1 ear) or bilateral (both ears).  Prelingual (before the child develops language) or Postlingual (after the child develops language)  Fluctuating (e.g., ear infections), Permanent (doesnt go away), or Progressive (gets worse over time) 10/3/11 Other Terms  Non preferred terms Auditory Impaired Hearing Impaired  Hearing loss focuses solely on the physical condition....
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This note was uploaded on 10/03/2011 for the course COMS 2350 taught by Professor Perry during the Spring '11 term at Texas Tech.

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