Term Audiology
Code LR-8000.0500
Definition Programs that provide a variety of nonmedical evaluations to determine the range, nature and extent of hearing loss and rehabilitation services for people whose hearing impairments cannot be improved by medical or surgical means. Audiologists evaluate hearing, identify hearing disorders, assess hearing aids and teach clients to conserve hearing and use residual hearing.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 1/11/10
Use References Audiological Services
Aural Rehabilitation Assistance
Hearing Therapy
See Also References Cochlear Implants (LT-1550)
Hearing Aid Evaluations (LF-4900.2145)
Hearing Augmentation Aid Donation Programs (TI-1800.5000-300)
Hearing Augmentation Aids (LH-0600.3000)
Hearing Screening (LF-4900.2150)
Signal Dogs (LR-7950.8200)
External Classification Terms Deaf & Hearing Impaired Centers (NTE P87)
Health (CAN HC-300)
Health Care (USA HC-300)
Outpatient Rehabilitation (UW
Rehabilitation of Hearing Impaired (NPC E12.10)
Rehabilitative Care (NTE E50)
Related Concepts Deafness/Hearing Impairments
Facet Service
Bibliographic References Educator's Guide: Special Education Dictionary, Editor, Edmond Gold, Published by Heliodor Publications, Inc, Westbury, New York, 11590, Copyright © 1983 by Edmond Gold. All rights reserved.

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