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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KARACHI -- Special Assistant to Sindh Chief Minister on Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPD) Syed Qasim Naveed Qamar on Thursday said that his department was taking steps in order to issue driving license to hearing impaired persons to make them more independent.
Special Assistant to CM Sindh on Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Syed Qasim Naveed Qamar has said that his Department is taking steps in order to issue driving licence to hearing impaired persons to make them more independent.
I was born hearing impaired with 100 per cent hearing loss.
Beijing: Leading coffee chain Starbucks has opened a "silent cafe" in the Chinese city of Guangzhou, where about half of the staff are hearing impaired, as part of an initiative to support the employment of disabled people.
He plans to set up a model school for the deaf and the hearing impaired, with particular focus on 'lip language'.
KARACHI -- Special Assistant to CM Sindh on Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPD) Sindh, Syed Qasim Naveed Qamar has said that the DEPD Sindh is keenly interested to launch a pilot project of screening of the hearing impaired newly born children so that at later age they may lead a normal life.
KARACHI -- Special Assistant to CM Sindh on Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Syed Qasim Naveed Qamar has said that his Department is keenly interested to launch a pilot project on screening hearing impaired newly born children so that at later age they may lead a normal life.
He left Wirral to train as a teacher of the deaf, and, when he returned, he set up the Hearing Impaired Service, which provided an inclusive education for deaf and hard of hearing children.
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