Heairng Impairment Clermont FL

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Heairng Impairment Clermont FL

  1. 1. HearingImpairment and the Deaf MovementCall Today (352) 729-
  2. 2. By and large, the deaf culture rejects terms related to hearing impairment i.e. “hearingimpaired” , although it canbe argued that the phrase adequately describes the condition.Call Today (352) 729-
  3. 3. Terms such as “deaf” and “hard of hearing” are preferred since these words do not insinuate that people unable to hear are handicapped or “less than” in some manner.Call Today (352) 729-
  4. 4. This critical difference in nomenclature is but one of the significant outcomes ofthe social movement known as deaf culture. One of the movements core principles is that deafness is a uniquehuman experience rather than a form of disability.Call Today (352) 729-
  5. 5. There are two distinct types of hearing impairment, or deafness: conductive hearing loss and sensorineural hearing loss.Call Today (352) 729-
  6. 6. The former is a result of physical damage or improper operation of the pathways that carry sound from the outer ear to the eardrum and through the middle ear.Call Today (352) 729-
  7. 7. Sensorineural hearing loss tends to be related to the inner ear, the cochlea in particular, which is responsible for the conversion of conduction, or physical vibrations, into neural signals, which areCall Today electrical in nature. (352) 729-
  8. 8. Deaf people are incredibly inclusive and value the power, camaraderie andsupport of the group. Theability to sign is a unifyingforce for the culture andis celebrated in a number of ways.Call Today (352) 729-

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