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Grand Rounds: Complex Clinical Cases, presented in partnership with The Ohio State University

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1.  A Speech Intelligibility Index (SII) of _________ or less may be one factor in deciding to move ahead with fitting amplification for a child with a mild hearing loss.
  1. .5
  2. .8
  3. .9
  4. SII cannot be used for this
2.  Which of the following is true regarding children with unilateral hearing loss?
  1. They only have difficulties with localization.
  2. They have one normal hearing ear, so they are similar to their normal hearing peers.
  3. They are at greater risk for speech and language delays, academic difficulties, and listening-related fatigue.
  4. None of the above
3.  Problems understanding speech-in-noise despite normal pure-tone hearing is referred to as:
  1. Hidden hearing loss
  2. Sensorineural hearing loss
  3. Subjective hearing loss
  4. Hearing handicap
4.  Research supports that children with mild hearing loss:
  1. Have poorer outcomes than children with moderate hearing loss.
  2. Do well in the classroom environment despite the mild hearing loss.
  3. Do not qualify for an IEP or 504 plan.
  4. Must be fit with a DM system.
5.  A lumbar puncture could cause what type of hearing loss?
  1. High frequency sensorineural hearing loss.
  2. Low frequency conductive hearing loss.
  3. Mixed hearing loss.
  4. Low frequency sensorineural hearing loss.

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