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residual hearing

Hearing acuity that remains after hearing loss.
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However, for a few years now, the use has been extended to assess the population groups treated with bone conduction implants, active middle ear implants, and CIs and also residual hearing to be treated with electroacoustic stimulation.
In the residual hearing group, most participants communicated by a combination of two or three strategies, which included spoken language (13 out of 15), lip-reading (8 out of 15), and sign language (11 out of 15), while most of the profound deaf (15 out of 19) communicated only via sign language.
In an inclusive setting, by using their residual hearing with the proper use of hearing aids, with the approval of management of regular schools, providing guidance to the class teacher, creating liaison with the regular schools, these children should be accommodated in regular set up (Gulfam and Noreen, 2014).
The residual hearing of her right ear was very well preserved for more than 4 years (Figure 2(b)), and her listening and speech abilities were clearly improved after surgery.
For deaf people who rely on residual hearing and lip reading to communicate, officers should ensure they are facing the deaf individual while speaking at a normal pace and volume.
This edition covers the preservation of residual hearing following cochlear implant surgery; programming implants for patients with substantial residual hearing in the low-frequency range, including electrode array options; cochlear implant impedances and the impact of impedance on programming and management; signal coding strategies and signal processing; and theoretical concepts that may influence programming.
Also new equipment and what is available to help with residual hearing. Plus discussions, sharing experiences, guest speakers and more importantly lots of fun!
The indication criteria for cochlea implantation have changed over the past decades to patients with residual hearing. As the criteria for cochlea implantation evolved, the perioperative surroundings, electrode design, and surgical technique have developed as well.
* Fully integrated hearing aid functionality in every sound processor to boost residual hearing through acoustic stimulation
Sprint said that with a special CapTel phone, users can read what the caller is saying while listening with their residual hearing.
The programme, designed by the American Speech and Hearing Association (Asha) -- certified speech language pathologists -- will help children learn to use their residual hearing to its maximum potential, with the aim of developing their language skills by learning to listen: "There are 20 to 30 similar aural rehabilitation programmes in English but this is the first of its kind with Arabic content, which suits the Arabic and Emirati culture since it helps familiarise the student with his/her surroundings through coloured flash cards that help explain everyday life experiences suitable for different age groups," said Hana Ali Elsa Al Hamdani, Subject Support specialist and team leader for the Abu Dhabi Education Council's (ADEC) Special Needs committee.
It can affect people's hearing to varying degrees but is generally a progressive hearing loss, in which residual hearing can deteriorate over time.