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Deafness<br />By<br />Michael Kudulis<br />
What is it? what is it not?<br />Deafness is a disorder affecting the ability to hear.<br />This includes a complete inabi...
Parts of the ear<br />Outer ear<br />What you can see<br />Middle ear<br />Contains bones<br />Amplifies sound waves<br />...
Causes<br />Life long<br />Injury<br />Disease<br />Genetic Defect<br />Temporary<br />Wax<br />Drugs<br />Infection<br />
Characteristics<br />American Sign Language<br />Generally function with other deaf people<br />Don’t see deafness as a ha...
Communicate<br />Sign Language interpreter<br />Lip speaker<br />Electronic note taker<br />Counting<br />
Instruction<br />Assistant/ASL<br />Write question<br />Write response<br />No best solution<br />
What new<br />Hereditary deafness<br />Caused by proteins<br />VGLUT3 protein<br />Removal causes deafness<br />Loudness<b...
links<br />Decibles<br />Treatments<br />causes<br />
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  1. 1. Deafness<br />By<br />Michael Kudulis<br />
  2. 2. What is it? what is it not?<br />Deafness is a disorder affecting the ability to hear.<br />This includes a complete inability to hear.<br />People with limited hearing would classified as hearing impaired. <br />
  3. 3. Parts of the ear<br />Outer ear<br />What you can see<br />Middle ear<br />Contains bones<br />Amplifies sound waves<br />Equalizes pressure<br />Inner ear<br />Interprets electrical impulses<br />Cochlear nerve<br />
  4. 4. Causes<br />Life long<br />Injury<br />Disease<br />Genetic Defect<br />Temporary<br />Wax<br />Drugs<br />Infection<br />
  5. 5. Characteristics<br />American Sign Language<br />Generally function with other deaf people<br />Don’t see deafness as a handicap or impairment<br />
  6. 6. Communicate<br />Sign Language interpreter<br />Lip speaker<br />Electronic note taker<br />Counting<br />
  7. 7. Instruction<br />Assistant/ASL<br />Write question<br />Write response<br />No best solution<br />
  8. 8. What new<br />Hereditary deafness<br />Caused by proteins<br />VGLUT3 protein<br />Removal causes deafness<br />Loudness<br />Over 85 Decibels<br />
  9. 9. links<br />Decibles<br />Treatments<br />causes<br />
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