Chapter 11. Hearing and Aural Health

  1. Jillian Pawlyn BA (Hons), PGCE, RNLD Specialist Practitioner Lecturer2,3 and
  2. Steven Carnaby BSc. (Hons), MSc., Ph.D., D. Clin. Psy., C. Psychol., ILTM Consultant Lead Clinical Psychologist4
  1. Laura Waite Lecturer in Special Needs

Published Online: 17 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444301526.ch11

Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities: Nursing Complex Needs

Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities: Nursing Complex Needs

How to Cite

Waite, L. (2008) Hearing and Aural Health, in Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities: Nursing Complex Needs (eds J. Pawlyn and S. Carnaby), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444301526.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Community Learning Disabilities Nursing, ENB 978, UK

  2. 3

    Ridgeway Partnership NHS Trust, Slade, House, Horspath Driftway, Headington, Oxford OX3 7JH, UK

  3. 4

    Westminster Learning Disability Partnership, 215 Lisson Grove, London, NW8 8LW, UK

Author Information

  1. Liverpool Hope University, Education Deanery, Hope Park, Liverpool L16 9JD, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 5 DEC 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405151702

Online ISBN: 9781444301526

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Keywords:

  • hearing and aural health in people with PMID;
  • hearing impairment;
  • hearing impairment - concern for people with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities;
  • evoked response audiometry;
  • tympanometry;
  • cochlea implants;
  • typology of hearing aids;
  • acoustic environment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Learning objectives

  • What is hearing impairment?

  • Why hearing impairment is a concern for people with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities?

  • Evidence-based practice

  • Assessment

  • Intervention

  • Conclusion

  • Appendix 11.1

  • Appendix 11.2

  • References