NFDHH delivers the Hearing Screening Programme in secondary schools nationwide using HearX a new and innovative digital hearing screening method and provide students with a questionnaire to complete to understand listening habits in Year 9 students as well as any communication difficulties they may be experiencing.
The HearX digital screening is delivered via calibrated headphones and a tablet which administers a series of tones between 500 and 4000 Hertz (Hz) at 20 to 40 Decibels (dB). Prior to each instance of screening, the hearing screening questionnaire is filled out by the student.
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