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9 Cards in this Set

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what are the steps in the natural progression of the hard of hearing process
identification; intervention; monitoring; after as needed
what decisions and needs change over time
diagnosis; intervention (amplicication); therapy program; educational system; vocational system
who provides care?
team of professionals
what is true about cochlear implants?
more of them being done; earlier the better; less wime without hearing the better; more time with s/l exposure
what are some vulnerabilites of the cochlear implants?
not all children are candidtates; three manufacuteres; knoledge base provide by researchers
what makes a good hearing aid candidate
physiucal capacity to accept implant; no active medical disease; degree of loss; benefit from amplification; commitment to spoken language
what do "we" fo with child with hL
ongoing assessment of hearing, fitting and monitoring of amplicification;
Ar with adult pre-lingual hl what is the focus on therapy
emphasis on establishment of functional verbal skills goes could incluide communication skills for a specific reason
what is ar with adult post lingual deafness where is the emphasis and goes and problem areas
restoration of function for maintenance abilities/ goes include functional communication skills/ problem areas include vocational fam and psych-social