Hearing impairments

Scope Notes: Includes hard of hearing, hearing loss, partial deafness;for documents primarily about people who are totally deaf, use DEAF or DEAFNESS.
Narrower Term:
ICF I:
  • b2 SENSORY FUNCTIONS AND PAIN
  • s2 THE EYE, EAR AND RELATED STRUCTURES
  • d1 LEARNING AND APPLYING KNOWLEDGE
  • d3 COMMUNICATION
ICF III:
  • b230 Hearing functions
  • s240 Structure of external ear
  • s250 Structure of middle ear
  • s260 Structure of inner ear
  • d115 Listening
  • d310 Communicating with - receiving - spoken messages
  • d320 Communicating with - receiving - formal sign language messages
  • d330 Speaking
  • d340 Producing messages in formal sign language
  • d360 Using communication devices and techniques
ICF IV:
  • b2300 Sound detection
  • b2301 Sound discrimination
  • b2302 Localisation of sound source
  • b2303 Lateralization of sound
  • b2304 Speech discrimination
  • s2500 Tympanic membrane
  • s2501 Eustachian canal
  • s2502 Ossicles
  • s2600 Cochlea
  • s2601 Vestibular labyrinth
  • s2602 Semicircular canals
  • s2603 Internal auditory meatus
  • d3600 Using telecommunication devices
  • d3601 Using writing machines
  • d3602 Using communication techniques
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