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Screening Guide  Sound Scouts is supported by
Table of Contents 01 Why are hearing checks important for students  01 Types of hearing loss 02 What you will need 03 Choo...
Why are hearing checks important for students  An estimated  1 in 10 children suffer from hearing loss  which left undetec...
What you will need  Screening Guide  Good quality adult headphones  Internet access  Parent permission note  Apple or Andr...
Choosing the right headphones   Choosing the right headphones and using them in the correct way is an important part of en...
Planning a screening session  1  Obtain parental permission Parental permission is required to screen children. You can us...
Setting up the screening environment    1  Download Sound Scouts to an Apple or Android tablet.  2  Please read our guidan...
Supervising a Sound Scouts test    1  Set the volume to maximum  2  To begin go to  New Session.  Read and carefully follo...
7  Trial Run Use the Trial Run to ensure that the children understand how to interact with the three test activities. Do n...
How is the Sound Scouts hearing test structured  Sound Scouts incorporates three separate test activities in the same 8 mi...
Part Two  Tone-in-Noise Children are asked to listen for the beep from a    helicopter   s sound tracker    and to press t...
Script examples for supervisors  10
After the test  1  2  Results are delivered immediately You can view the results on the device and they will also be autom...
Understanding results When the hearing check is complete a report is automatically generated. The report is viewable on th...
Failing the Screening - Next Steps Students who fail the hearing screening may be flagged as having an issue in one of the...
Things to consider before testing with Sound Scouts If English is not the child s primary language  ie ESL or EAL D , to c...
Recommendations for school screening programs Sound Scouts recommends a couple of simple steps for schools to follow when ...
 Sound Scouts levels the playing field by enabling children with hearing loss to be identified and the risks associated wi...