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What are the four major factors in understanding the Educational Implications of Deafness?
1. Age of Loss
2. Location of lesion / damage
3. Etiology (cause) of the loss
4. Degree of Loss
Identify the Degrees of Loss
0 - 26 decibels, Normal, Normal Hearing
27 - 40 decibels, Slight, H-of-H
41 - 55 decibels, Mild, H-of-H
56 - 70 decibels, Moderage, H-of-H
71 - 90 decibels, Severe, H-of-H OR Deaf
91+ decibels, Profound/Extreme, Deaf
What decibel range indicates a sign that a hearining aid is needed?
50+ decibels

(Mild, Moderate, Severe)
What decibel range requires the need for unique, individual diagnosis regarding optimal educational needs?
71 - 90 decibel loss.

Individuals in this range may function as either H-of-H or Deaf. Some H-of-H may excel in a public hearing school.
What educational guidelines are used for individuals who have 0 - 26 decibel loss?
Normal hearing - Public/Private speaking schools
What educational guidelines are used for individuals who have 27 - 40 decibel loss?
Slight (H-of-H).
Monitor Academic Progress
Give favor of up-front seating
Attendance at a Deaf School is not necessary.
What educational guidelines are used for individuals who have 41 - 55 decibel loss?
Mild (H-of-H)
Public Education
Give preference, favorable up-front seating
Use of hearing aid may be necessary
Speech training is helpful
Monitor Academic Progress
Tutoring in language and reading
What educational guidelines are used for individuals who have 56 - 70* decibel loss?
Moderate (H-of-H)
Careful Consideration for Special Schooling
Hearing Aid is necessary
Speech Training
Tutoring and Note Taking Services
Sign Language
What educational guidelines are used for individuals who have 71 - 90 decibel loss?
Severe/Extreme (H-of-H/Deaf)
Deaf Special Instruction
Sign Language
(only exceptional student placed in public school system)
What educational guidelines are used for individuals who have 91+ decibel loss?
Profound (Deaf)
Specialized Enviornment
Special Day Class
Residential Schools
Sign Language Education
Decibel Loss refers to -
Results from the better unaided ear averaged across the speech frequencies.

(According to ISO)