Terminology

Unfamiliar terms and words often appear in reports on assessments and in conversations with professionals. Parents may be unsure of their meaning and the implications they have for their child – here are some of the words/phrases you may encounter.

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Hearing age
This is a term used to describe how long a child with a hearing loss has had hearing aids or a cochlear implant to aid hearing. If a child was given a cochlear implant at age one, when he is six years old he would be described as having a hearing age of five.


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