sensory hearing impairment

sensory hearing impairment

form of sensorineural hearing impairment caused by a lesion in the inner ear.

sen·so·ry hear·ing im·pair·ment

(sen'sŏr-ē hēr'ing im-pār'mĕnt)
Form of sensorineural hearing impairment caused by a lesion in the inner ear.
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Veterans who have service-connected vision disabilities rated at 0% or hearing disabilities rated at 0% if there's organic conductive, mixed or sensory hearing impairment, and loss of pure tone hearing sensitivity in the low-, mid- or high-frequency range or a combination of frequency ranges which contribute to a loss of communication ability; however, hearing aids are to be provided only as needed for the service-connected hearing disability
Individuals with at least moderate, unilateral, sensory hearing impairment have distinct hearing problems related especially to the localization of sound and understanding speech in noise.
We evaluated performance on an objective measure of speech perception in noise (QuickSIN) and a on a subjective, self-report, hearing handicap questionnaire (APHAB) of a group of 22 individuals with unilateral, moderate to severe, sensory hearing impairment.