Ch 14: Assessing Student Hearing

About This Chapter

Gain insight into how hearing problems are assessed and diagnosed using this short chapter. You can use these lessons as study aids if you are preparing for specific types of professional licensing or certification exams, such as those given to aspiring special education teachers.

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.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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