ERIC Number: ED347763
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Hearing Lost, Hearing Gained. Hearing Aids Make a Difference. Tune in to Sound.
This illustrated booklet is intended to assist special education consultants, teachers, and parents to monitor hearing aid use by children with hearing impairments in the Northwest Territories (Canada). The first section presents basic information on what hearing aids are, types of personal hearing aids, and FM (frequency modulation) hearing aid systems. The second section provides step by step guidance (with illustrations) on basic repair. Subsections cover: a troubleshooting kit for hearing aid repairs, the daily hearing aid check, troubleshooting for personal hearing aids, troubleshooting for FM systems, and shipping the hearing aid out for repairs. The third section focuses on use of hearing aids in the classroom. Subsections consider explaining the hearing aid to the class, auditory training for the new hearing aid wearer, and using audiovisual equipment. Attached handouts offer tips for teachers, students, and parents (in both English and an indigenous language of the Northwest Territories). (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Book/Product Reviews
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Parents
Authoring Institution: Northwest Territories Dept. of Education, Yellowknife.
Identifiers: Frequency Modulation Hearing Aid Systems; Northwest Territories