Resource | 19.02.2024 | By Teresa Quail

3c. Engage with audiology services and understand audiological information

Deaf Children and Young People (DCYP) and families

  • know how to interpret their audiogram and understand what is means to them
  • understand what happens when attending appointments at the hospital/clinics about their deafness
  • know how to describe their hearing experiences and how their feedback can lead to change
  • develop an understanding of what they can ask/query in appointments
  • know about different ways of accessing sounds other than personal amplification – surgery, middle ear implants, grommets, ear wax
  • understand the role of the different people they see about their deafness
  • know what the purposes are of different tests and what these mean
  • understand the importance of good listening skills/access to the range of speech sounds for developing spoken language.

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3a. Know about personal amplification

3b. Know about other technology for access to sound

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3d. Understand aetiology (cause) of deafness

3e. Knowledge of acoustics and the impact on listening


Previous sections

Section 1  Deaf identity

Section 2 Communication, language, and literacy

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Section 4  Social, emotional, physical, and mental health

Section 5  Manage change

Section 6  Preparation for adulthood

Section 7 Specialist assessment and monitoring