Profile Classification

Profile 38

Profile 38

Deaf.

Profile Group: G8

Functional Description: Hearing impairment.

Medical Description: Deaf and Hearing Impaired. A loss of hearing of 55 decibels in the better ear at frequencies 500Hz, 1000Hz, and 2000Hz.

An official audiogram needs to be presented to the UK Deaf Sport for verification prior to any competition. (See International Committee of Sport for the Deaf (ICSD) Audiogram Regulations at www.deaflympics.com/pdf/ AudiogramRegulations.pdf and Audiogram Form at www.deaflympics.com/ forms/audiogram.pdf).

Participation:
Inclusion Spectrum – modified, parallel, disability sport, separate. For more information on specific sports pathways please contact UK Deaf Sport.

This toolkit was taken from the Activity Alliance Profiling Toolkit Resource (http://www.activityalliance.org.uk/how-we-help/resources?utf8=%E2%9C%93&filter=Classification#article_count). The toolkit is based on the Activity Alliance Profile System designed by Dr Christine Meaden M.C.S.P., Ph.D. For any further information on the profile system or toolkit please contact Activity Alliance online or call them on 01509 227750.

In agreement with Activity Alliance, WDBS has revised each profile to suit snooker and billiards.

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