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Day Three - Degrees of hearing loss


FM System in the classroom. Photo courtesy of Supporting Success for Children with Hearing Loss.

Did You Know thereĀ are four degrees of hearing loss?

Mild Hearing Loss
A person with a mild hearing loss may hear some speech sounds, but soft sounds are hard to hear.

Moderate Hearing Loss
A person with moderate hearing loss may hear almost no speech when another person is talking at a normal level.

Severe Hearing Loss
A person with severe hearing loss will hear no speech when a person is talking at a normal level and only some loud sounds.

Profound Hearing Loss
A person with a profound hearing loss will not hear any speech and only very loud sounds.

Hearing aid headband. Photo courtesy of Hearing Aid Headband on Etsy.

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