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  • Useful In Cases Of Profound Hearing Loss
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    Causes of Hearing Loss Being deaf is a handicap that afflicts millions of people around the world every year. Hearing loss can result from any number of afflictions that can affect the outer, middle, or inner ear. The range of hearing loss can also vary from mild to severe. The ear is made up of the outer, middle and inner ear. The outer ear consists of the auricle, the external auditory canal and the lobe. The outer ear helps to funnel sound and noise into the middle ear. The middle ear consist...
  • Temporal Lobe In The Brain
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    Occipital, Frontal, and Temporal Lobes The occipital lobes are the center of our visual perception system. They are not particularly vulnerable to injury because of their location at the back of the brain, although any significant trauma to the brain could produce subtle changes to our visual-perceptual system, such as visual field defects and sco tomas. The Peri striate region of the occipital lobe is involved in processing, discrimination of movement and color discrimination (Westmoreland et a...
  • The Ear And Hearing Loss
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    The Ear and Hearing Loss The ear is the organ of hearing and balance in vertebrates. The ear converts sound waves in the air, to nerve impulses which are sent to the brain, where the brain interprets them as sounds instead of vibrations. The innermost part of the ear maintains equilibrium or balance. The vestibular apparatus contains semicircular canals which in turn balance you. Any movement by the head, and this apparatus sends a signal to the brain so that your reflex action is to move your f...
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
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    In this analysis I will begin by giving a description of the resource centers that help me prepare for this experimental journey. I will detail my occurrence of having a hearing impairment for approximately six hours; I will entail every activity with its sentiments outlining my drawback having the disability. I will continue by describing a little bit about hearing impairment. I will have various sources throughout the illustrative paper. I will conclude this paper with a reflection of this exp...
  • Hearing Aid Microphone
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    Recently in a local hearing clinic, a clients concerns were discussed. Im afraid I wont like them. My brother in law bought two hearing aids, and he keeps them in a drawer in the kitchen. While the number of people dissatisfied with their hearing aids hovers around 50%, the hearing aid industry is hard pressed to decrease the number of returns, and increase the average daily use of each aid. In order to accomplish this, hearing aid manufacturers must answer the most often heard complaint: It doe...
  • Deaf Child In Their Education
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    Coping with and Understanding the Deaf Student What is deafness There are many definitions to the word "deaf". According to Stephen P. Quigley and Peter V. Paul in their book Language and Deafness (1984), "a child is considered deaf if hearing impairment is so great, even with good amplification, that vision becomes the child's main link to the world and main channel of communication". This is a general and relatively vague definition. Other definitions are based on the degree of hearing loss in...

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