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The Healthy Hearing discipline provides hearing examinations and follow-up recommendations to Special Olympics athletes.  The objective of the screenings is to inform the athletes, their parents, their coaches or caregivers about the detection of possible ear and hearing problems and to recommend follow-up as needed.  Through the screening process athletes are educated about the importance of regular ear and hearing screening. The Healthy Hearing program offers health care professionals and students in health care the opportunity to work with people with intellectual disabilities to improve their practical skills in working with this population. Screening Stations may include:

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