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27 Cards in this Set

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communication handicap
this term refers to the social consequences a person experiences as a result of their hearing loss
who provides aural rehab?
prelingual hearing loss
the loss occured before spoken language was acquired
postlingual hearing loss
the loss occured after spoken language was acquired
facilitative communication strategies
these strategies are designed to influence the speaker and structure the listening environment
receptive repair communication strategies
strategies used when a message is not understood
anticipatory communication strategies
strategies used to prepare for a future communication interaction
expressive repair communication strategies
used by communication partners when a message is unintelligible/the communication partner does not understand the message
specific repair strategies
strategies that provide the communication partner with specific directions regarding how to repair the communication breakdown
mild hearing loss
PTA 26-40 dbHL
mild-moderate hearing loss
PTA 41-55 dBHL
moderate hearing loss
PTA 56-70 dBHL
severe hearing loss
PTA 71-90 dBHL
profound hearing loss
PTA 90+ dBHL
sensational level
the level in dB above a person's threshold of hearing
the difference in dB between the input level of the acoustic signal and the output level
behind the ear hearing aids
in the canal hearing aids
in the ear hearing aids
completely in the canal hearing aids
stages of auditory training
1. awareness of sound
2. sound discrimination
3. identification of sound
4. comprehension of sound
recognizing speech only using visual cues, such as the movement of the lips
recognition of speech using both visual and auditory cues
groups of sounds that look the same when produced on the lips (bilabials)
words that look the same when produced
hearing loss as a result of advanced age
causes of hearing loss in children
prenatal infections
maternal diabetes
toxemia during the pregnancy
anoxia at birth
postnatal infections
genetic causes