Hearing problems can combine to impair a child's speech and language development. According to the American Speech and Language Association hearing problems delay the development of receptive and expressive communication skills. The language deficit causes learning problems that result in reduced acdemic achievement.Academic achievement is limited and is likely to eventually lead to children becoming isolated and developing low self-esteem. Some examples of these problems can include the slower development of Vocabulary in children who have hearing loss. They are likely to have diffuculty with function words such as like, the,an and are. Also they may have more diffuculty understanding words that have more than one meaning. Children with hearing loss comprehend and produce simpler sentences than ...
The implications of hearing, vision and motor loss for a child in a K-12 school setting are described in this solution.