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