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