Resource | 25.05.2023 | By Teresa Quail

3e. Knowledge of acoustics and the impact on listening

Deaf Children and Young People (DCYP) and families

  • know how sound travels and is measured
  • know how sound is heard/not heard
  • know about the levels and types of deafness
  • are aware of different listening environments, their impact and potential solutions.

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3a. Know about personal amplification

3b. Know about other technology for access to sound

3c. Engage with audiology services and understand audiological information

3d. Understand aetiology (cause) of deafness


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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