hearing impairment

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Noun1.hearing impairment - impairment of the sense of hearing
disability, disablement, handicap, impairment - the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness; "reading disability"; "hearing impairment"
deafness, hearing loss - partial or complete loss of hearing
conduction deafness, conductive hearing loss, middle-ear deafness - hearing loss due to problems with the bones of the middle ear
auditory hyperesthesia, hyperacusia, hyperacusis - abnormal acuteness of hearing due to increased irritability of the sensory neural mechanism; characterized by intolerance for ordinary sound levels
nerve deafness, sensorineural hearing loss - hearing loss due to failure of the auditory nerve
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The Japanese government has announced a grant of $77,476 to the Family Educational Services Foundation (FESF) for a hearing impaired children's school in Rashidabad under the scheme of the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP).
Prior information notice without call for competition: Supplementary procurement for the provision of interpretation services for the hearing impaired and hearing-impaired people, Eastern Purchasing Area
Ms Keraetswe expressed disappointment in an interview that the hearing impaired were not taken seriously and were subjected to discrimination due to the communication barrier.
Chairman PEMRA, Absar Alam appreciated the efforts of NH and MP to highlight the issues being faced by hearing impaired persons to facilitate them in all walks of life .
In the light of the results, it was recommended that modification in the curriculum is the need of the day, launch teachers training modules after equal intervals of time, fill up all vacant posts of the teachers and supporting staff in the schools, initiate an awareness campaign on to create awareness in people about hearing impaired children education.
This study highlights the importance of counseling for the parents of hearing impaired children.
com Consanguineous marriages or parents who are related as cousins or second cousins is the prime cause of this disorder," Yahya Al Barashdi, a member of the Oman Association for the Hearing Impaired, told the Times of Oman.
There is an even greater lack of Saudi Arabian studies addressing citizenship among the hearing impaired.
Legally, nurses have an obligation to do whatever it takes to effectively communicate with patients who are hearing impaired.
HERE AT BROADWOOD Primary School we are lucky to have a Hearing-Impaired Additionally Resourced Centre (HIARC) in our school which helps hearing impaired children.
Moreover results revealed significant differences across gender and hearing levels of hearing impaired adolescents.
The Omani Society for the Hearing Impaired officially announced its launch at a ceremony held earlier this week at Al Noor Hall in MQ.

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