Ch. 9-12

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Language
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the communication of ideas through an arbitrary system of symbols used according to certain rules that determine the meaning
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organizes meaningful sentences
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syntax refers to linguistic rules governing the construction of
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varied. different to identify, often put in other disabilities
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Why is it difficult to estimate the prevalence of comm disorders?
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Using a hearing aid and can process ling. info.
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the term \”hard of hearing\” is used to describe people with hearing impairment who\”
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congenital
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hearing loss that occured in childhood
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postlingual
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hearing loss that occurred when 7 years old
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mild
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30 dB hearing loss is: sever, mild, profound, or moderate
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a person’s hearing loss
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pure-tone audiometry establishes:
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10 dB
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lowest dB a person can hear
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60 dB
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normal convo
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dB level at which people can hear
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speech reception threshold
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inner ear
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sensorineural impairments caused by:
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middle ear infection
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otitis media is a:
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inner ear
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most serious hearing impairments are associated with:
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otitis media
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causes of acquired hearing losses of the inner ear include all of the following except: otitis media, congenital cyto, meningitis, or maternal rubella
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reading
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which academic area is most affected by deafness?
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one of the most prevalent disabilities
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As a disability of children, blindness is: a. about average in prevalence compared to other sensory disabilities b. increasing rapidly in prev. c. the least prev. d. one of the most prev.
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Not an accurate assessment of how people will function
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A common criticism of legal defs of blindness and low vision stresses:
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not being able to use a snellen chart
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Most common definitions of visual impairments are:
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visual acuity and field of vision
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Legal def. of blindness involves assessment of:
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Necessity/use of Braille
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Educational def. of blindness and low vision stresses:
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Low vision
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Elizabeth can read print if she uses a magnifying device of large-print books. The educational term used to describe Elizabeth’s condition is:
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Premature birth
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Retinopathy of prematurity is caused by:
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Retinitis pigmentosa
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A hereditary disease that usually causes the field of vision to narrow and also afffects night vision is:
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Obstacle sense
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A skill used by people who are blind to aid them in acquiring mobility is:
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Avg. intelligence and normal lang.
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Asperger identified children who had:
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\”autistic psychopathy\”
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Asperger referred to the children he studied as having:
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Communicative intent
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The desire to communicate for social reasons is:
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pragmatics
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the way people use language in social situations is\”
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seeing eye dogs
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don’t pet

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