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Assessing Student Hearing - Chapter Summary
This chapter will enhance your understanding of types of hearing loss, key term definitions and diagnostic tools and practices for determining the extent of hearing loss or impairment. You will also have the opportunity to review screening and testing procedures used on children and adults. Lessons also discuss theories relating to hearing and hearing loss. Once you have finished this chapter, you should be able to do the following:
- Define terms used in relation to hearing loss and the diagnosis of hearing loss
- List types of hearing loss
- Discuss types of hearing assessment tests used to detect hearing disorders
- Describe the use of an audiogram to determine the extent of hearing loss
Lessons offer expert instruction and 24/7 availability on any device, making it possible to fit your studies into any schedule. Instructors can be contacted with any questions using a short online form. Use self-assessment quizzes to show how much you have learned and whether you need further review of any topic as you progress through this chapter.
1. Hearing Loss Vocabulary
What does it really mean to be deaf? What types of hearing loss are there? This lesson defines deafness, odd terms, like presbycusis, and several types of hearing loss.
2. Diagnosing Hearing Problems
If you watch the video version of this lesson, I hope your speakers are turned up so you can hear everything that is covered! In this lesson, we'll address some important vocabulary related to diagnosing hearing problems.
3. Evaluating Hearing Disorders
Auditory screenings detect whether an in-depth evaluation is necessary. In this lesson, we'll learn about the need for and types of different tests used to assess hearing disorders in infants, kids, and adults.
4. Audiogram: Definition & Interpretation
For those with hearing loss, knowing the extent of the loss provides concrete answers for the best way to move forward. In this lesson, learn the details of interpreting the extent of hearing loss an audiogram can reveal.
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Other chapters within the MTTC Speech & Language Impairment (057): Practice & Study Guide course
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- Development in Middle Childhood & Adolescence
- Theories of Communication Development
- Atypical Development & Delays
- Linguistic Features of English
- Principles of Phonetics
- Understanding the Speech Mechanism
- The Ear & Its Functions
- Speech Impairments Overview
- Language Impairments Overview
- Neurological, Neuromuscular & Structural Impairments
- Overview of Hearing Impairments
- Speech & Language Assessment Overview
- Utilizing Individualized Education Plans (IEPs)
- Intervention Strategies for Students with Communication Impairments
- Teaching Students with Disabilities & Special Needs
- Communication for SPED Teachers
- Cultural Sensitivity in the SPED Classroom
- Legal Considerations for Students with Special Needs
- Assistive Technology in the SPED Classroom
- Research on Communication Disorders
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