deaf person


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Noun1.deaf person - a person with a severe auditory impairment
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
deaf - people who have severe hearing impairments; "many of the deaf use sign language"
lip reader - someone who can understand spoken words by watching the movements of a speaker's lips
deaf-and-dumb person, deaf-mute, mute - a deaf person who is unable to speak
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You ain't in the habit of conversing with a deaf person, are you?
The cheque was to be used to train a dog for a deaf person in the region
The deaf person would contact one of the charities, which would arrange for an interpreter of choice for the deaf person to attend the hospital or GP consultation and invoice the local health board for the preagreed service.
The use of a sign-language interpreter is strongly recommended, especially if the deaf person concerned is a member of the Deaf community and uses sign language as his/her main medium of communication with family and peers.
Deafblindness is not just a deaf person who cannot see, or a blind person who cannot hear.
In this way every deaf person will have equal access to the services and the information at the station.
Minister Dissanayake had pointed out that official recognition of sign language will allow a deaf person access to education and have government services delivered to them without discrimination.
The requirement is in breach of the Data Protection Act as the deaf person has to divulge confidential information to a third party to change appointment details.
Swett presents readers with a collection of articles and essays from a deaf person living as a handyman and guide at the Profile House, a hotel in the White Mountains of New Hampshire during the 1860s.
An expert interpreter from America explained how someone who is translating into English what a deaf person is signing can fall into two traps.
A deaf person has been able to "hear" as a result of direct electrical excitation of auditory nerve fibers.
Our programmes and initiatives seek to assist any deaf person in Qatar irrespective of their gender, nationality or age".