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 special area for people with hearing impairment can be accessed through King Fahd Gate or Gate No.
USA], Feb 9 ( ANI ): Under nutrition in the preschool years is associated with hearing impairment later in life, a study suggests.
Specialist Hearing Impairment Assessments Interpretation
A total of 96 learners with SEN, he said sat for BGCSE and these include 20 with visual impairments, eight each with hearing impairments and physical disabilities while 60 were those with learning disabilities.
If the system stops, as it happens in Bulgaria, it means that your country does not comply with EU law at the moment, so the European Commission must intervene to make Bulgaria respect European laws and if it does not work , can start a lawsuit against Bulgaria in the EU Court, also Bulgaria does not comply with a specific European directive that people with hearing impairment should also be able to contact emergency services, "Benoit Vivien said.
Many studies highlight the need and importance of counseling for the parents of children with hearing impairment (Harrison and Roush, 2002; Beazely and Moore, 1995) because counseling plays an important role in the process of rehabilitation of persons with hearing impairment (Crandell, 1997 and Luterman, 2001).
1 Sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) is the common type of hearing impairment, affecting 25 to 73 percent of patients.
7) listed specific risk factors to identify infants at risk for hearing impairment for careful follow-up and assessment.
In an interview with Petra, Annette Limberger, an Aalen University professor, said: "Our visit was in response to an invitation by the initiative, and I think this initiative, which was launched by Crown Prince Hussein, sets a precedent and a unique initiative to provide assistance to those in need, both in providing speakers for those who suffer from hearing impairment or cochlear implants for patients with an advanced hearing disability.
He was talking after the release of a new hearing impairment survey conducted in the UAE.
I had many school mates ask me about my hearing impairment devices and I used to explain.
Untreated hearing impairment can lead to delays in speech, language, and cognitive and social development that may have a devastating impact on a child's life with regard to academic achievement, employment and social integration in later life.

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