Just a quick correction.... Craig writes...
>Yes. One aspect of hearing loss which is often overlooked is that a
>severely hearing impaired individual does not have a proportionately
>higher threshold of pain from sound, or what is called in Audiology
>circles, an Uncomfortable Loudness Level threshold. Specifically, their
>threshold of pain or U.C.L.(L.) is closer to that of normally hearing
>people than what you would expect.
Err...that describes reduced dynamic range : )
Tim McClosky, M.S., CCC-A (BlueOnLft at AOL.COM)
College Park Hearing Services
College Park, MD