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Deaf people

Definition[ change change source ] A person is considered to be deaf if Deaf people cannot hear the same range of sounds as a person with normal hearing ability. People that cannot hear any sounds are also deaf. People who are partially deaf may hear some sounds and may hear words.

People who cannot hear and understand words well are 'hard of hearing'. Things that help deaf people[ change change source ] Hearing aidwhich helps a deaf person to hear sounds.

Teletypewriter TTYa machine that allows a deaf person to communicate with people. Sign languagea language which allows a deaf person to have a conversation with someone else.

Hearing doga dog that has been trained to hear sounds and help a deaf person.

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There are different causes of deafness: Many people will lose their hearing as they get older. Being in a noisy environment for a long time may damage ears and cause hearing loss. There may be a history of deafness in the family. Certain diseases may cause deafness.

Certain drugs may cause changes to hearing, including deafness.

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Certain chemicals can damage the ear. People are occasionally born deaf. Sometimes there is no explanation why they are deaf. Categories of deafness[ change change source ] Generally, there are two views of deafness: Referring to people of the cultural group the phrase "Deaf people" is used and deaf is capitalized as shown previously.

A person using the medical view would write "people who are deaf". These categories may overlap. Unilateral — loss of hearing in one ear only Pre-lingual — deafness at birth or deafness that started before language is learned Peri-lingual — deafness that started while learning a first language Post-lingual — deafness that started after a language has been learned Partial — limited hearing loss Progressive — hearing loss that becomes worse as time passes Profound — complete or near-complete hearing loss Tone deaf — not able to hear differences in relative pitch in music Tinnitus — hearing damage that causes high pitched ringing.

This makes it so that the person cannot hear other sounds Conductive — hearing loss caused by sound being blocked from going into ears Sensorineural — hearing loss caused by hair cells in ears being damaged National Hearing Care Find an audiologist in Australia for more information on deafness and hearing loss.

Bay Audiology Find an audiologist in New Zealand for more information on deafness and hearing loss.Crying Hands: Eugenics and Deaf People in Nazi Germany [Horst Biesold, Henry Friedlander] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Horst Biesold’s Crying Hands treats a neglected aspect of the Holocaust: the fate of the deaf in Nazi Germany. His book covers a story that has remained almost unknown.

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Born in New Jersey and raised in Frederick, Maryland, by his single mom, DiMarco is just one of more than 25 deaf people in his family. His twin brother, his older brother, his parents. Jun 20,  · Some deaf people do have a hearing aid, so you may not have to make as many hand gestures with them.

Instead, speak in a normal tone of voice, and at medium speed. Don't be surprised by bluntness.

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Deaf culture values straightforwardness. Many 89%(21). Sep 12,  · 10 He Pushed For A Law Against Deaf People Breeding. There are reasons why some people in the deaf community hate Alexander Graham Bell.

He wrote an entire paper warning about the formation of a “deaf race.” He suggested that deafness was a .

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