Chapter 6. Hearing Impairment

  1. Vee P. Prasher1 and
  2. Matthew P. Janicki2
  1. Sybil Yeates

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470776216.ch6

Physical Health of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Physical Health of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

How to Cite

Yeates, S. (2008) Hearing Impairment, in Physical Health of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities (eds V. P. Prasher and M. P. Janicki), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470776216.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Monyhull Hospital, Kings Norton, Birmingham

  2. 2

    University of Illinois at Chicago

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 20 SEP 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405102193

Online ISBN: 9780470776216

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Keywords:

  • hearing impairment;
  • communication;
  • etiology;
  • oto-acoustic emissions;
  • distraction tests

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Prevalence of Hearing Loss

  • Tests of Hearing

  • Causes of Hearing Impairment in People with Intellectual Disabilities

  • Management of Hearing Loss

  • Conclusion

  • References