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     BEHAVIORAL
   ASSESSMENT OF
INFANTS AND CHILDREN
    Identifying Hearing Loss
        Under 3 Months
   Not a purpose at RFP
   No reliable behavioral measures for
    this age range
   Be aware of behaviors consistent
    with normally hearing, normally
    developing infants
   Recall factors that put a child at risk
    for hearing loss on the high risk
    registery
    Identifying Hearing Loss
     Through the First Year
   Communication checklists
   Parents’ reports
   Case history
   Informal observation
   Formal testing
       Visual Reinforcement Audiometry
       Immittance Audiometry
Sound Field Arrangement
        for VRA
Typical Response Levels to
Sounds from birth-2 years
        Limitations of VRA


   Minimum response levels aren’t
    thresholds
   Habituation
   Inadvertent cues
   Sound field limitations
Identifying Hearing Loss in
     the 1-5 year old
   Communication checklists
   Parents’ reports
   Case history
   Informal observation
   Formal testing
       Play or conditioned play audiometry
       Immittance audiometry
Important Points Regarding
     Play Audiometry
   Tell and demonstrate what you want
    the child to do
   Lead the child physically and
    verbally
   Praise the child for good behavior
   Be firm
   Be clear

								
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