Hard of Hearing

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    Taxonomy Code: YF-3200.3000

    A mild to moderate hearing loss that may be congenital or occur in the prelingual period but is not of sufficient severity to preclude the development of some spoken language; or which is acquired later in life after speech has been developed. Functionally, individuals who are termed "hard of hearing" have some hearing, are able to use it for communication purposes, and feel reasonably comfortable doing so.

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    Deaf and Hard of Hearing ServicesProvides assistance to people who are deaf or hard of hearing. Offers information on assistive technology and various ways deaf and hard of hearing can use the telephone. Demonstrates listening and alerting devices. Assists in accessing services from state and local government agencies and service organizations. Provides a certificate that verifies hearing loss for a tuition waiver at state-supported post-secondary schools in Texas. Workshops and seminars with a focus on independent living are also available.West CentralDisability in ActionDisability in Action

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