Deafness

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OVERVIEW

A hearing impairment so severe that a child is impaired in processing linguistic information through hearing, with or without amplification, that adversely affects a child’s educational performance.

READINGS AND RESOURCES

BRIEF FACT SHEET: A legacy resource from NICHCY: DEAFNESS

 

VIDEO DISCUSSIONS

What are Cochlear Implants

I Love What I Hear This 7 min., 25 sec. video, developed for elementary-aged students, describes how common sounds in our environment—when too loud, too close, or too long-lasting—can put us at risk for permanent hearing loss. It also teaches students how they can protect their hearing against noise-induced hearing loss by becoming "ear defenders."

EVIDENCED-BASED PRACTICES

 

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