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Hearing Impairment (HI)

Deaf, hearing impairment and hard of hearing refer to those who have none to some hearing, are able or unable to use it for speech and language development, as well as communication purposes. A hard of hearing person, in audiological terms, may have mild to moderate hearing loss. Students with hearing impairment may present the following concerns:
 

  • Poor or limited responses to environmental sound and external stimulation
  • Looking attentively and intensively at the presenter's face and mouth when listening
  • Misunderstanding of verbal exchanges and frequent repetition required when following rapid interaction
  • Severe language and articulation problems in learning

 

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HI Leaflet (click the below to enlarge)

HI Leaflet

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