Hearing Loss and Impairments
Hearing loss and impairment, is when some or all of the sound frequencies cannot be heard and interpreted correctly. It can be either conductive or sensori-neural and can be congenital or acquired.
Hearing loss and impairment can be classified as:
The degree of hearing loss can range from mild to severe and affect a child's speech and language in different ways. Having a hearing loss can affect a child's ability to communicate in their social, school and home environments.
Speech and language therapy will help children with hearing loss and impairments to communicate more effectively within their everyday life. The speech and language therapist will provide an individualised treatment programme to suit the specific needs of the child and their parents or carers.
If you would like any more information on our speech and language therapy service, and would like to know more about the benefits of speech and language therapy for children with hearing loss and impairment, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0330 0885 643.
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