Resource | 25.01.2023 | By Imran Mulla

3a. Know about personal amplification

Deaf Children and Young People (DCYP) and families know

  • what personal amplification equipment they have and why
  • what the equipment and its component parts are called
  • what amplification is on offer to them
  • the potential benefits and challenges with personal amplification
  • what is required to care for equipment and ensure optimal working
  • which programmes can be available/what features can do how to use equipment and are aware of potential hazards
  • how to access further support and information from a range of sources
  • how they can personalise and accessorise their equipment.

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3b. Know about other technology for access to sound

3c. Engage with audiology services and understand audiological information

3d. Understand aetiology (cause) of deafness

3e. Knowledge of acoustics and the impact on listening


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Section 1 Deaf identity

Section 2 Communication, language, and literacy

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Section 4 Social, emotional, physical, and mental health

Section 5 Manage change

Section 6 Preparation for adulthood

Section 7 Specialist assessment and monitoring