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					 in learning language

            and speech,
1) knowing
1)   knowing

2) thinking
1)   Knowing

2) thinking

3) judging
a. Speech delay
a.   Speech delay
b.   Frequent ear infections
a.   Speech delay
b.   Frequent ear infections
c.   Hereditary deafness
a.   Speech delay
b.   Frequent ear infections
c.   Hereditary deafness
d.   Illnesses, such as measles, CMV, meningitis
a.   Speech delay
b.   Frequent ear infections
c.   Hereditary deafness
d.   Illnesses, such as measles, CMV, meningitis
e.   Medical treatments, such as antibiotics,
     chemo
a.   Speech delay
b.   Frequent ear infections
c.   Hereditary deafness
d.   Illnesses, such as measles, CMV, meningitis
e.   Medical treatments, such as antibiotics,
     chemo
f.   Poor school performance
a.   Speech delay
b.   Frequent ear infections
c.   Hereditary deafness
d.   Illnesses, such as measles, CMV, meningitis
e.   Medical treatments, such as antibiotics,
     chemo
f.   Poor school performance
g.   Other disabilities detected, such as autism
a.   Low birth weight
a.   Low birth weight
b.   Assisted ventilation – oxygen
a.   Low birth weight
b.   Assisted ventilation – oxygen
c.   Severe jaundice
a.   Low birth weight
b.   Assisted ventilation – oxygen
c.   Severe jaundice
d.   Maternal illness
a.   Low birth weight
b.   Assisted ventilation – oxygen
c.   Severe jaundice
d.   Maternal illness
e.   Low Apgar score
The cause of deafness is
unknown for over half of
the babies diagnosed as
deaf.
Tests are conducted by
  an audiologist.
   VRA – Visual Reinforcement Audiometry
      Age of child: 5 mos. – 2 ½ years
   VRA – Visual Reinforcement Audiometry
      Age of child: 5 mos. – 2 ½ years

   ABR – Auditory Brainstem Response
      Age of Child: infant and up
•   VRA – Visual Reinforcement Audiometry
      Age of child: 5 mos. – 2 ½ years

•   ABR – Auditory Brainstem Response
      Age of Child: infant and up

•   OAE – Otoacoustic Emission
      Age of child: 3 – 5 years
Tympanogram
            Tympanogram
Checks for problems such as:
                Tympanogram
Checks for problems such as:

   Fluid behind the ear
                Tympanogram
Checks for problems such as:

   Fluid behind the ear

   Hole or perforation in the ear drum
            Tympanogram
Checks for problems such as:

   Fluid behind the ear

   Hole or perforation of the ear
      drum

   Damage to middle ear bones
Middle ear problems such as fluid
 build-up may require use of:
 Middle ear problems such as fluid
 build-up may require use of:

   ▪ 1) antibiotics
 Middle ear problems such as fluid
 build-up may require use of:

   ▪ 1) antibiotics

   ▪ 2) surgery (tubes)
 1)   hearing aids
 1)   hearing aids

 2)   rehab/therapy
 ASSR – Auditory Steady State
 Response
 ASSR – Auditory Steady State
 Response

   Defines hearing loss more accurately

				
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