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Acoustic simulation of cochlear implants in reverberation
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The cochlear implant is a minute electronic device that aids a profoundly deaf person or a person with hearing difficulties to sense a sound signal. This implant is also referred to as the bionic ear.The device works by stimulating the auditory nerves located inside the cochlea with an electric pulse.… The cochlear implant is a minute electronic device that…
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Cochlear Implants - The Future of Clinical Remediation of Hearing Loss
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Hearing loss is one of the most traumatizing things to most people. The paper "Cochlear Implants - The Future of Clinical Remediation of Hearing Loss" will analyses the advantages and disadvantages of the new technology, expert's different points of view on this topic.… Hearing loss is the inability to hear and can be caused by genetic factors or illnesses.…
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Cochlear Implant
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The essay "Cochlear Implant" is about the auditory portion of the inner ear. Besides, its core component is the Organ of Corti, the sensory organ of hearing, which is distributed along the partition separating fluid chambers in the coiled tapered tube of the cochlea.  … Studies show that as of April 2009, around 188,000 people…
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Cochlear implants and the debate within the deaf community. Arguing that cochlear implants have been beneficial for the deaf community
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Since deafness is caused by little or no presence of hair in the ear in order to generate auditory signals for the auditory nerve cochlea implantation… The external components of the implant contains a microphone that is to be worn behind the ear of the patient, attached to a magnetic transmitter, which is attached to the earpiece and a sound processor. Once…
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Cochlear Implants and How to Clean a Fish as Expository Essays
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Expository essays describe, narrate, or inform to help readers understand a topic. The author can use many methods to do so but they need to focus on one type of organization to suit their intent for writing and the type of information they are giving as shown in “Cochlear Implants” and “How to Clean a Fish.” … Authors who write expository essays show that…
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Cochlear implants are a promising intervention for children who have hearing impairments. However, a fractious debate prevails c
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The Cochlear Implant Debate Cochlear implants have elicited a never-ending debate. The deaf have mixed feelings about the use of the implants. Some deaf people appreciate these implants as they allow better interaction with the mainstream society better and live a normal life.… They believe that clinical trials have gray areas, which should be addressed before…
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Cochlear implants history and its impact on deaf and hard of hearing
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Cochlear implants are electronic devices that are designed to provide an amplified sensation to any person with deficit in the hearing process, and for that cause profound deafness. The amplification stimulates the hearing nerves inside the ear. Those utilizing the implants are… A cochlear implant consists of internal and external parts that act to facilitate…
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Does mode of communication affect childrens speech perception outcomes after cochlear implantation
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Better speech perception scores are associated with: onset of deafness at a later age, shorter length of auditory deprivation, younger age at implantation, a… The communication mode is a frequently examined educational variable with relation to post-implant benefit; there are two communication mode approaches, oral communication (OC) approaches and total…
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Bioethics
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According to the surgeons in relation to the cochlear implant and the co psychologists have proposed an effective research that assesses developmental differences existing between children with new and improved cochlear implant and those without. Cochlear implant is a complex… cochlear implants in various region within different communities to be able to…
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Topic Paper # 1
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We shall first examine the criteria for determining candidacy for a cochlear implant and development in deaf children post implant. Next… A Cochlear Implant is an electronic device which is implanted in the cochlea of the ear and is connected to a microphone on the outside through a speech processor and a transmitter. It works by converting sound vibrations…
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Characteristics of expository essays
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Expository Essay Ramakrishna Surampudi Abstract This paper studies the essays ‘Dinner Party Table Settings’ and ‘Cochlear Implants’ to identify in them the characteristics of expository essays. The study focuses on their features of organization and how the features contributed to their quality.… Expository essays by and large conform to what Morris calls…
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Letter to the editor
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This article discusses the ongoing controversy in deaf education concerning the benefits of technology and surgery to improve a person’s hearing versus the sanctity and value of maintaining, living, and benefitting from a sustained experience of deaf identity. The cochlear… The students are up in arms because they claim the university president’s position…
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Journal Article Review - Phonemic Awareness
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Phonemic awareness is related to the recognition of sounds, a process which is essential in the learning and acquisition of knowledge of every person. One of the issues in the study of phonemic awareness is the phonological processing skills in children with prelingual… Performance of other abilities such as sound-based tasks and other related activities can…
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Deaf culture and disability
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It is but normal for people to see some human beings who appear to be complete physically at first glance. As we continue to notice them, we either notice that they are using hand sign language to communicate with each other and in other instances people can notice that there is a small gadget attached to their ear.… In the first part of your essay, assume you…
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Deaf History and Culture
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Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Centre lists about 109 deaf colleges and universities in America on their website. When discussing the deaf history and culture, there are three names which should not be forgotten. These are of Helen Keller, Charles Michel de L’Eppe and Laurent Clerc. … At the age of nineteen months, Helen Keller was diagnosed as a case…
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Low incidence disabilities in education and what medical supports are available
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Such students require special education services in order to stand out with the rest in their classwork. Though most of them have a high incidence… There are specialized interventions that cater for students with hearing impairments in the society. This involves cochlear implants that provide a sense of sound to low incidence students that have a problem with…
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The advent of new technologies that can treat hearing loss will ultimately eradicate Deaf culture
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Although many people born with hearing disabilities have a social identity and often see themselves as belonging to a deafness culture,… tanding of speech thereby leading to decline in the perception of deafness as a culture and enhancing the possibility of the eventual eradication of deaf culture in the near future. This is particularly evidenced by current…
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Deaf culture. This paper contains answers for three questions about Deaf Again Book
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Describe three differences between these two experiences. What did his experience with his deaf grandparents make him feel? There are several differences… Moreover, he does not need to speak openly or wear a hearing aid because they could easily communicate, because they were also Deaf. They understand that sign language is an optimum way to communicate with…
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Monsanto and Cochlear case analysis : A strategic Management Assignment
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The Monsanto Company Introduction Strategic intent of a firm involves maximizing the internal resources in order to achieve core competence in a competitive environment which enables the firm to accomplish its goals (Mulcaster 2009, pp. 68-75). Monsanto is a life sciences company that over the years has evolved its line of operations from pharmaceutical, food industry to research.…
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Strategic Management
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The company has been delivering implant innovation technology to over 170,000 people for more than two decades. They have set corporate goals for customer focus and… There is great opportunity for Cochlear Ltd as it operates in the health care sector. The company has been able to increase its revenue due to increasing demand of their products. In developed…
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Strategic Management
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Strategic Management Table of Contents Cochlear Ltd 3 External Analysis 3 Opportunities 3 Growth and Innovation 6 International Expansion 6 Strategic Alliance Role 6 Threats 7 General Analysis 8 Industry Analysis 9 Industry 9 Success Factors of Industry 9 Competitors Analysis 12 Sustainability in Future 12 Diversification 12 In General 13 References 15 Cochlear Ltd Cochlear Ltd is an Australian based company that is located in Sydney and operates in more than 100 countries.…
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Modern technology for deaf community and deaf culture
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Apparently, modern uses and adaptations of technology affected our society and various communities worldwide. It has catered positive effects especially on how we do things, more particularly on transportation.… Apparently, modern uses and adaptations of technology affected our society and various communities worldwide. It has catered positive effects…
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Compare and contrast how modern technology may or may not help or hinder the deaf community As a culture
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It has catered positive effects especially on how we do things, more particularly on transportation. It benefits people around the globe, it saves time, lessens effort… Some of these technologies are the internet, the use of instant messaging, and captioning. Most say that applications and adaptations of medical technology for deaf individuals have helped a…
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American Sign Language
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American Sign Language (ASL) is a complex language that employs signs made by making facial expressions and body postures as well as moving the hands. It is the primary communication language used by deaf people. Firstly, there is no common sign language that is used… To denote the difference, different spellings are used. For instance, the term deaf (lower…
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We can but should we
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Patients walking with Electronic HealthCare Records implanted in their bodies. Is this a solution to streamline the health records management system? It is good to… VeriChip was used for security purposes and tracking of livestock. Gabrielle Olivera continues to elaborate on the modern uses of chips such as, tagging of medical bottles, packaged foods, rental…
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