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Introduction to Temporary Hearing Loss - CPD accredited

Photo: Learn about temporary hearing loss and how to adapt your practice to support children who are affected.

Module overview

This FREE CPD accredited e-learning mini module will help you understand the temporary hearing loss that can affect children, often caused by glue ear. It provides practical suggestions for adapting your practice to support children who are affected. The mini module is appropriate for all mainstream practitioners.

It’s the perfect place to start learning about temporary hearing loss and only takes about 15 minutes to complete.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this module you will be able to:

  • recognise the likelihood of having a child with temporary hearing loss in your classroom
  • describe what glue ear is
  • explain some simple steps you can take to make sure a child with glue ear in your classroom can participate
  • state where you can go for further information and support. 


This module is free of charge.

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  • Simply click the button below.
  • You will be directed to our online training portal where you will need to register or login (depending upon whether you have previously completed training with us).
  • Please note: The login details for our online training portal are different to the login details you use if you are a National Deaf Children's Society member.



There are no prerequisites for completing this module.

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If you would like to speak to a member of the training team, please email [email protected].