Midterm for AR
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Midterm for AR
aimed at restoring optimizing a patient’s participation in activities that have been limited as a result of hearing loss
What are some goals of aural rehabilitation?
• Alleviate the difficulties related to hearing los • Minimize the consequences of hearing loss
refers to how smoothly conversation flows
loss of function imposed by hearing loss (multidimensional phenomenon)
loss of physical structure and function (Ex: no longer being able to take part in conversation easily because of hearing loss)
lifestyle change due to activity limitation (Ex: Avoiding social events because of hearing loss)
What is the difference between aural rehabilitation and aural habilitation?
Rehabilitation: restoring a lost skill
Habilitation: developing a skill that was never present; primarily used in reference to children
What does the degree of hearing loss deal with?
Audiogram, pure tone average, configuration, hard of hearing, deaf, and Deaf (capital D)
What does an audiogram measure?
Frequency and decibels
A term for a person with a mild to severe loss (between 26 and 70dB)
Hard of hearing (hearing impaired)
Person with a profound hearing loss.
people who were born deaf or who grew up with deaf family members; share a similar language, culture and educational experiences
Deaf (capital D)
What are the types of onset?
Congenital, acquired, pre-lingual, perilingual, postlingual
present at birth, or associated with the birthing process
not present at birth but is incurred later, either as a child or a adult
hearing loss incurred before the acquisition of spoken language skills
hearing loss incurred after acquiring some spoken language but before acquisition is complete