hearing by jizhen1947

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									PART 1: WHAT HAVE YOU LEARNED?

1. List three traits that studies have linked untreated hearing loss to:   9. List one assistive technology device.



                                                                           10. Children’s quality of life and development vitally depend on hearing.
                                                                               At what age do children recognize familiar voices and engage in
                                                                               vocal play with parents? At which age do they begin to speak in
                                                                               simple sentences?
2. The majority of people with hearing loss are younger than age 65.
                True            False

3. Name two symptoms of hearing loss.                                      11. Name 2 symptoms that may indicate a hearing problem in children.




4. Aging, infections, birth defects, or genetics can cause hearing loss    12. Thirty million Americans are exposed to dangerous noise levels each
   over time.  True False                                               day.      True           False

5. With recent advancements, it is now possible to perform hearing tests   13. Tinnitus is the proper word for ringing or buzzing in your ears.
   on babies within the first 48 hours of life.                                     True            False
                 True             False
                                                                           14. List four actions you can take to protect your hearing.
6. List two professionals that can identify hearing loss.




7. What are ITE and BTE hearing aids?

                                                                           15. There is financial assistance available for those that need hearing
                                                                               help. List one.
8. Some people with hearing loss are not candidates for hearing aids.
             True            False
PART 2: ASSESS YOUR HEARING
Think about your experiences with each of the following WITHOUT the use of hearing aids or other devices designed to help you hear better. For each item, indicate
the degree to which you agree or disagree. Add up your points at the end to see how you compare with others and to determine your hearing loss severity.
1.   Reviewing the hearing assessment above, which traits did you rate high on?


     PART 3: KNOW YOUR RESOURCES
2.   Reviewing the hearing assessment above, which traits did you rate low on?
                                                           Better Hearing Institute-Advocates for America’s ears.
                                                                           www.betterhearing.org
3.                                                                action and schedule a hearing test?
     If your total score was 10 or above, will you take the properHearing Loss Association of America
                                                                           www.hearingloss.org
     Yes                No
                                                  National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
                                                                    www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/hearing/

                                                           National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
                                                                      www.cdc.gov Keyword: NIOSH


     PART 4: FEEDBACK


     On a scale of 1 — 5 (1 = not at all, 5 = very helpful) please indicate how helpful this guidebook and completion form were in explaining hearing loss and helping
     you take the proper steps in identifying if you need further medical attention.

                     1       2       3        4        5

     Do you have any additional feedback?

								
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