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Acoustic simulation of cochlear implants in reverberation
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...COCHLEAR IMPLANTS IN REVERBERATION Acoustic Simulation of Cochlear Implants in Reverberation Introduction 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 implant consists of two portions. One part of the device sits behind the human ear while the second part is implanted under the skin. The device does not amplify the sound but stimulates any working auditory nerves (NIDCD, 2007). History of cochlear Alesandro Volta... ACOUSTIC SIMULATION OF...
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Cochlear Implants - The Future of Clinical Remediation of Hearing Loss
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...cochlear implants Introduction Hearing loss isone of the most traumatizing things to most people. People suffering from hearing loss are not able to communicate with others effectively. They cannot be served well when they are in need as the society would not even understand what they are saying. As that is not enough, deaf people are discriminated against by the general society. This has made it a challenge for not only the deaf but also people who have deaf children and family members. Advancement in technology has a possible solution for hearing loss; cochlear implant. While some people feel that this is the best clinical... 20 October The future of clinical remediation of hearing loss is the...
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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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...Cochlear Implants and the Deaf Community Medical scientist and technologist with the view of reducing deafness in society developed cochlea implantstechnology. 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 technology is designed to bypass the outer ear and cause some electrical stimulation of the auditory nerves. This cochlea implant has internal and external devices, which need to be interconnected correctly and surgically implanted to the patient in order to work well (Hladek, 1). There is also part...
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Cochlear Implants and How to Clean a Fish as Expository Essays
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...Cochlear Implants” and “How to Clean a Fish” as Expository Essays Expository essays describe, narrate, or inform to help readers understand a topic (“The Expository Essay,” 2010). 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 they know a topic and understand it well by writing about it in a logical and concise manner (“What is Expository,” n.d.). In “Cochlear...
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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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...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. On the other hand, some deaf people feel cochlear implants are politically instigated to end the flourishing deaf culture. They believe that being deaf and staying deaf is a way of accepting the condition. At the same time, the majority of the deaf do not support cochlear implants in children. They believe that clinical trials have gray areas, which should be addressed before the implants are used on children. The varying... ?The...
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Cochlear implants history and its impact on deaf and hard of hearing
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...Cochlear Implants Affiliation Cochlear Implants What Are Cochlear Implants? 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 not in a position to benefit from the hearing aids. The auditory nerves receive direct stimulation as the hair cells that do receive a motion effect to facilitate hearing are bypassed. The...
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Cochlear Implant
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...Cochlear Implant Introduction The ear is divided into 3 parts (anatomically) as the Outer, Middle and Inner parts. And Cochlea forms the inner part of the year. “The cochlea is the auditory portion of the inner ear. 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. The cochlea is divided into three different chambers, each of which is receptive to different frequencies of sound “(Jarvis 2004). Cochlear damage means complete loss of hearing and it can be caused by various factors like exposure to loud noise,...
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Does mode of communication affect childrens speech perception outcomes after cochlear implantation
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...cochlear implants, competence in spoken language has become a reality, even in profoundly deaf children. Betterspeech perception scores are associated with: onset of deafness at a later age, shorter length of auditory deprivation, younger age at implantation, a longer duration of implant use, as well as the communication mode used in the child’s educational setting (Geers, 2002). For children with hearing impairments there are various educational choices that are available. These include: mainstream or special education class, public or private school programs, speech, sign, or equal communication mode, and individual speech and language therapy (Geers, 2002... ). The communication mode is...
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Bioethics
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...cochlear implants 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 small electronic devices that help surgeons as well as doctors to determine if a child is profoundly deaf or he or she have severe hard –of hearing. Both adults and children who have complications and hardship in hearing can use this device. The research however intends to uptake cochlear implants in various region within different communities to be able to identify significant... of...
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Topic Paper # 1
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...COCHLEAR IMPLANT IN AUTISTIC CHILDREN Cochlear Implant in Autistic Children XXX XXX In this paper we shall examine the affectsof Cochlear Implants (CI) on the development of children suffering from Autism Spectrum Disorder. We shall first examine the criteria for determining candidacy for a cochlear implant and development in deaf children post implant. Next we shall study the special case of children who have additional disabilities such as autism. We shall also examine the benefits of a cochlear implant in autistic children. Finally we shall try to understand if Cochlear Implants in autistic children has the desired affect or not. Cochlear Implant in Autistic Children Cochlear... Running Head: COCHLEAR ...
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Characteristics of expository essays
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...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. The paper also throws light on how the tone of expository essays bears resemblance to business communication. Keywords: time order, space order, informative process, organizational choice Expository Essay Desmond Morris in his essay on ‘Grooming’ distinguishes four types of talking namely information talking, mood talking, exploratory talking and grooming talking. Expository essays by and large conform... to what Morris calls information talking. An expository essay is usually a ‘how-to’ essay or one that...
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Letter to the editor
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...cochlear implant device, which restores a deaf person’s hearing fully when implanted, has come under fire at Gallaudet University, which is the only entirely deaf liberal arts university in the United States. Students at the university... Turmoil at College for Deaf Reflects Broader Debate By Diana Jean Schemo Published: October 21, 2006, New York Times http www.nytimes.com/2006/10/21/education/21gallaudet.html?pagewanted=all&_moc.semityn.www 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 co...
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Journal Article Review - Phonemic Awareness
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...cochlear implants (2008). Based on the results of the study, positive measure of phonological processing (PP) can be achieved for those patients using cochlear implants (CI). Performance of other abilities... . The presentation and development of the paper can also be considered important. For the said paper, the ideas and concepts had been developed and presented clearly and segregated properly for better understanding. The presentation of pertinent data related to phonological awareness is also essential. Included in the tasks under study are rhyming tasks, blending words task and Elision task which are determinants of the capabilities of the CI children in relation to learning how to...
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Deaf culture and disability
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...cochlear ear implant and the other side of the coin is also present the reasons for NOT using the cochlear ear implant. BODY: In the first part of your essay, assume... Topic: Deaf culture and disability INTRODUCTION: It is but normal for people to see some human beings who appear to be complete physically atfirst 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. They are the deaf sectors of our human society. H HoOurOu Our basic law tells us that we must not discriminate them. The topic below explains the reasons for the use of the c...
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Deaf History and Culture
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...cochlear implants are important. According to the American Academy of Otolaryngology website: A cochlear implant is an electronic device that restores partial hearing to the deaf. It is surgically implanted in the inner ear and activated by a device worn outside the ear. Unlike a hearing aid, it does not make sound louder or clearer. Instead, the device bypasses damaged parts of the auditory system and directly stimulates the nerve of hearing, allowing individuals who are profoundly hearing impaired to receive sound. A cochlear implant consists externally of a microphone, a speech processor (usually worn on a belt or in a pocket... ) and a transmitter, internally, it consists of a...
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The advent of new technologies that can treat hearing loss will ultimately eradicate Deaf culture
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...cochlear implants, new born screening, digital hearing technologies, auditory-verbal therapy and other assistive technologies can now... The Advent of New Technologies that Treat Hearing Loss will ultimately eradicate Deaf Culture Other (s) of Submission The Advent of New Technologies that Treat Hearing Loss will ultimately eradicate Deaf Culture I agree with the statement that“the advent of new technologies that can treat hearing loss will ultimately eradicate deaf culture”. Although many people born with hearing disabilities have a social identity and often see themselves as belonging to a deafness culture, deafness is a medical condition that requires treatment. However, new technologies such as cochl...
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Low incidence disabilities in education and what medical supports are available
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...cochlear implants that provide a sense of sound to low incidence students that have a problem with hearing. The surgical electronic device is essential for students with partial damages on the sensory hair cells in the cochlea. Its relevance in hearing is evident in different ways. In this case, adults benefit immediately through experiencing improvement in the first three months of implantation. The children may improve at a slower pace since they need a lot of training during implantations process. In general, victims who undergo cochlea implantation... Medical supports in low incidence disabilities in education Medical supports in low incidence disabilities in education In mostpublic and private...
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Deaf culture. This paper contains answers for three questions about Deaf Again Book
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...cochlear implants, what did he have to say about this issue? What kind of message he advised us as the readers about cochlear implants? Mark was more concerned about sign language acquisition than the cochlear implant issue. From his point of view, he believes that all Deaf children must be exposed to sign language at birth or during the five years of age whether they are implanted or not. As he was working at the Deaf school, he noticed that there were many deaf students with a cochlear implant, and they still attended Deaf school. On the other hand, some doctors... Hadeel Alawad 2/15 “Deaf Again” Chapters 7-8 Reading Assignment How was Mark’s experience with his deaf grandparents different from his...
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Monsanto and Cochlear case analysis : A strategic Management Assignment
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...cochlear designs as a lifelong commitment. The company has maintained this in over 20 years of its history and to more than 80,000 people worldwide. It has the potential to maintain this growth trend basing this on its wide resource base and innovativeness. Economic influence The economic factors affecting Cochlear includes increased cost of the cochlear device which most people could not afford thus lacking the opportunity of getting an implant. The demand of the device therefore could only be purchased by relatively affluent individuals, a medical insurance company or government institutions. This showed that the customers were limited thus resulting to less sales. The device... ?The Monsanto Company...
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Strategic Management
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...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. 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 enhanced the organisational and the shareholder value (Cochlear... ?Strategic Management Table of Contents...
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Strategic Management
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...Cochlear Ltd 3 External Analysis 3 Opportunities 3 Growth and Innovation 6 International Expansion 6 StrategicAlliance 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. 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 enhanced the organisational and the shareholder value (Cochlear... Strategic Management Table of Contents...
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Modern technology for deaf community and deaf culture
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...cochlear implant. Cochlear implant is told the cure for deafness, as it is generally accepted as a form of disability. Another one is the application of genetic engineering which tackles... ?Modern Technology for Deaf Community and Deaf Culture 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. It benefits people around the globe, it saves time, lessens effort and sometimes brings the best out of what we see, we touch, or we hear. But what about those persons who can’t see, feel touch, or hear? In deaf communities, several deaf persons have...
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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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...cochlear implant. Cochlear implant is told the cure for deafness, as it is generally accepted as a form of disability. Another one is the application of genetic engineering which tackles... Modern Technology for Deaf Community and Deaf Culture 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. It benefits people around the globe, it saves time, lessens effort and sometimes brings the best out of what we see, we touch, or we hear. But what about those persons who can’t see, feel touch, or hear? In deaf communities, several deaf persons have engaged...
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American Sign Language
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...cochlear implants and the number is increasing (Padden, & Humphries, 1999). Cochlear implants id widely used in the developed countries. It is a treatment of choice for most children who suffer from hearing loss. The use of sign language may be a barrier to learning speech and a treatment failure symptom. The best way to deal with this is to separate deaf children from environments that have sigh language during the early years of first language acquisition. Lastly, stigma plays a big role during group formation, especially when forming minority groups. The reason behind this is the fact that individuals desire to have a positive self-esteem. Most People who... American Sign Language al Affiliation)...
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Child Language Disability
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...cochlear implants, twice. Children with cochlear implant may face minor difficulties in developing abilities to listen or speak properly. However, they are more apt in learning through visual aids. The learning style of every child varies. Hence even after the implants if the child displays greater competence in learning through visual aids rather than auditory aids, and prefers to learn and speak through sign... Child Language Disability This child was diagnosed with ADSD as well as ANSD. ADSD is known to affect the brain’s ability to process auditory signals and in this case, it has resulted in fluctuating hearing levels with and without the processor. ANSD on the other hand, is known to affect speech...
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We can but should we
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...Implantation of chips to human is not new in the field of medicine. Installation of pacemakers prolongs the lives of patients. Goran Hermeren, the chairperson on European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies, carried out a research on implantation technology in 2005. In his report, to the European Commission, he highlights that the usage of implantable chips dates back to 1960s. He lists some examples such as cardiovascular pacemakers used in heart failure patients and cochlear implants, which aid in signal transmission to the ear. It is evident from this report that chips have restored human capabilities... We Can But Should We? We Can But Should We? Imagine the future of Health System...
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Sensorineural hearing loss
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...cochlear implants and other amplifying systems are useful to provide sound perception. A cochlear implant employs external sound processor or stimulator to activate auditory nerve... Sensorineural hearing loss Introduction Hearing impairment is widely observed defect in small children and can be detected roughly from 6 months age to the age of 2.5 years. Apart from mixed characteristics, this disorder is broadly classified into two main types: Conductive hearing loss (CHL) and Sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL). In CHL, outside sound can not reach to cochlea due to impaction of cerumen to middle-ear effusions or ossicular chain defects eg. Otosclerosis. Another important factors leading to CHL include...
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Answer 6 question about deaf culture
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...cochlear implant, the consequent evaluation and recommendation was not good for several reasons. The first reason being that James’s deafness was caused by bacterial meningitis when he was at five years of age. Furthermore, after one and half of years of suffering from the illness, the inner ear developed a bony growth which inhibited the insertion of electrodes. The second reason being that James... 10/23 Historical development in the field of Deaf education has been associated closely with the evolution pertaining to the perspective on the state of being deaf. In this regard, the author elaborated on two perspectives pertaining to deafness. The first perspective is medical in nature which views...
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Speech Recognition Essay
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...implanted cochlear users. Unfortunately some are not agree due to its traditional way although methods are very helpful in assessing voice tone to the hearing status of the patients. Aside from this, some of the results are proven significant in identifying and classifying appropriate diagnosis and treatments before surgery. According to the study of speech recognitions method using time and sentence expansion associated with normal listeners and implanted cochlear users. Normal listener is unaffected by time... Details How the Auditorily Perceived Characteristics of Voice Disturbances Associated with Parkinson's disease and Spastic Dysphonia Relate to TheirRespective Underlying Pathology...
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Application of Information Technology in Health Care
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...Implantation of chips to human is not new in the field of medicine. Installation of pacemakers prolongs the lives of patients. Goran Hermeren, the chairperson on European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies, carried out a research on implantation technology in 2005. In his report, to the European Commission, he highlights that the usage of implantable chips dates back to 1960s. He lists some examples such as cardiovascular pacemakers used in heart failure patients and cochlear implants, which aid in signal transmission to the ear. It is evident from this report that chips have restored human capabilities... ? We Can But Should We? We Can But Should We? Imagine the future of Health System...
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The basic principles of MR image production
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...cochlear implants, ocular prosthesis and ventilators (De Wilde et al, 2007). Mechanical effects not only cause injury to patients and staff, they also cause damage to the imaging room equipment which are very expensive. According to a study by Risi et al (2004), cochlear implants are not safe during MRI scanning and they need to be removed for safe imaging. The risk of adverse incidents has increased in recent days because of increase in the number of instruments and devices used in MR rooms for diverse clinical purposes which require anesthesia, sleep sedation, etc, demanding more medical personnel inside... MRI: Safety and Hazards Introduction Unlike CT imaging and X-ray imaging, though Magnetic...
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Teaching, Reading and Writing for Students Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH)
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...cochlear implants is common globally, where students with DHH use these hearing devices to communicate with an aim of achieving access to sound, hence developing sound related skills via speech reading, speech therapy, and cued... ?Running head: Teaching Reading and writing for who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing Insert Insert Grade Insert 8 November 2011 Outline Abstract Introduction Forms of communication used by instructors and DHH students Social interaction among DHH students in schools Conclusion Abstract Numerous researches have been done on the topic of deaf and hard of hearing. In this paper, the term hard of hearing and deafness will be used consistently. Deafness is associated with loosing all...
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Bilingualism And Bilingual Education Theories
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...cochlear implants, and also the transfer of linguistic skills... BILINGUALISM AND BILINGUAL EDUCATION THEORIES Introduction The general definition of bilingualism is the ability of an individual to communicate effectively in two languages. One of the most prevalent issues in bilingualism is language acquisition. Language acquisition is mostly similar in both monolingual and bilingual individuals. Although the acquisition of a second language may be somehow slower than when learning a single language, the development in both languages in subject is equivalent with the monolingual individual. However, many scholars share the view that bilingualism is a specialized form of language acquisition. The thought...
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Bionic Men and Women
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...implanted into the human body. Such devices include cochlear implants. These devices are implanted into the inner part of the ear to create stimuli that make hearing possible... ? Bionic Men and Women In the modern technologically influenced society, it is common to come across blockbusters and TV shows, with protagonists who are a fusion of human and machine normally referred to as cyborgs. Good examples of such shows include The Terminator among many others. In the past, the idea of cyborgs was only fiction in that it would be inconceivable for them to become a reality. However, in the modern scientific era, this is being realized with mechanical advancements being created to work in a human body. This ...
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The Psychosocial Effects of Hearing Loss in Adults
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...cochlear implants. Cochlear implants are mostly used when a patient is suffering from severe hearing loss. A cochlear implant functions by compensating for nonworking or damaged parts of the patient’s inner ear. It is worth noting... The psychosocial effects of hearing loss in adults Introduction Hearing loss entails the impairment in hearing, which may be in degrees that vary from total deafness to mild impairments in hearing. The prevalence of hearing loss tends to be higher in adults than in young persons. Hearing loss affects communication between patients and other persons in society. It makes communication difficult thus affecting the interpersonal relationships, as well as self-esteem and...
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...Cochlear Implants” held at Jeddah Institute for Speech and Hearing (JISH), and approved by the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties over duration of 2-hours (12/6/2010) Attended a workshop entitled “Methods of Assessing and Treating Articulation and Phonological Difficulties in the Arabic Language” held at Jeddah Institute for Speech and Hearing (JISH), and approved by the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties over duration of 2-hours (12/6/2010) Received two certificates of attendance and participation in a training program entitled “Communication Using Sign Language” held at Muhammad Iqbal Primary School under... Farraj Alqarni E-mail: garni888@gmail.com Phone number: 7135769110 Birth: February...
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Hearing loss
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...cochlear implants for severe cases, along with communication therapy. Cochlear implants will enable sound waves to bypass hair cells and directly incite nerves to transfer signals to the brain (Parmet, Lynm, and Glass, 2007). The diagnosis and treatment for hearing loss... Running Head: HEARING Hearing Loss Hearing Loss Introduction Based on statistical reports, the U.S. economy incurs$56 billion loss in medical care, special education, and productivity due to untreated hearing loss (NAAS, 1999). Over 10 million Americans reported that they experience difficulty in hearing conversation at normal levels. Four million of this populace has age over 65 years and six millions are below the age of 65. People...
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Communication Disorders
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...cochlear implants, some may know sign language and some not, some... October 12, 2008. Professional Expectation CART means computer assisted realtime transcription for deaf and hard of hearing (HH) students or people in various settings. It is provided by a trained professional using stenographer machine attached to the computer, projection screen or television where in the spoken words are typed and displayed. Apart from the college students people from various other fields also use CART as jurors, attorneys, plaintiffs and during conferences, conventions, in meetings and classrooms. It should be kept in mind that needs of various deaf and HH people are different as some use hearing aids, some have co...
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Discuss why space exploration is not a waste of money
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...cochlear implants among many more. This wealth of technological inventions justify investments that have been made in space exploration research. One of the key reasons for exploring Planet earth and the Moon is mapping extra-terrestrial worlds for purposes of mineral exploration. Upon exhausting mineral stores on earth, man would consider looking for these minerals in these other worlds. The data on space exploration will be of importance. Besides, developing technologies would make the mining of these minerals possible. In the future, as humankind exhausts... Space Exploration As d by Dugan (2005) Space Exploration is indeed the greatest man’s achievement. Through space exploration, ithas been...
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Usher Syndrome
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...cochlear implants and sign language will assist in communication. Training to improve mobility and independent living, including Braille instruction, and low-vision services may also be necessary (National Institutes of Health, 2011). References Boughman, J., Vernon, M., & Shaver, K. (1983). Usher syndrome: definition and estimate of prevalence from two high-risk populations. Journal of Chronic Diseases, 36, 595–603. Ebermann... Usher Syndrome Usher syndrome refers to a deaf-blindness condition. Patients with Usher syndrome have hearing loss and retinitis pigmentosa (RP). RP is characterized by difficulty in balance, loss of peripheral vision, night blindness, retinal degeneration, and finally “tunnel...
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Usher syndrome
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...cochlear implants and sign language will assist in communication. Training to improve mobility and independent living, including Braille instruction, and low-vision services may also be necessary (National Institutes of Health, 2011). References Boughman, J., Vernon, M., & Shaver, K. (1983). Usher syndrome: definition and estimate of prevalence from two high-risk populations. Journal of Chronic Diseases, 36, 595–603. Ebermann, I... ?Usher Syndrome Usher syndrome refers to a deaf-blindness condition. Patients with Usher syndrome have hearing loss and retinitis pigmentosa (RP). RPis characterized by difficulty in balance, loss of peripheral vision, night blindness, retinal degeneration, and finally “tunnel ...
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Demonstrate the major differences between documentary and reality TV programmes by comparing examples on similar subjects
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...implants. “The 2001 documentary film Sound and Fury, which was nominated for an Academy Award, shows that cochlear implants are extremely controversial among the deaf community. Choosing whether or not to have implants impacts a deaf persons identity, community relations, and relationship with deaf culture in ways that few hearing... TVGENRES Introduction The current investigation looks into two separate genres that have been used for broadcast entertainment, reality TV and documentaries. Reality TV is the newer of the two genres, and can arguably be traced to the late 20th century; documentaries have been around longer, and are perhaps more well respected as a result. In any case, the two genres...
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Causes of usher syndrome
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...Cochlear Implant Technology Benefits People with Hearing Loss "One of the outstanding recent scientific accomplishments that has benefited people affected by hearing loss is the cochlear implant. The cochlear implant is a small electronic device that is surgically implanted in the mastoid bone behind the ear and in the inner ear. The surgeon places the device through an incision that is masked by the ear". (Research4) A cochlear implant consists of four parts: 1. Microphone that picks up sounds from the environment 2. Speech processor that chooses and organizes sounds... from the microphone 3. Transmitter and receiver stimulator that translates the sounds into electrical impulses 4....
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Ethical Aspects of Neural Prosthesis
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...cochlear implants, pacemakers for the heart, and items for the eye, the neural prosthesis would offer help and hope to those with memory loss. Similar in appearance to the Intel memory chipset, the implant currently being used on laboratory rats has increased their memory in which they could then retain which lever to pull. With the tiniest of chips and thirty-two... ?Ethical Aspects of Neural Prosthesis John Jones Introduction One of the more controversial aspects of the medical and psychologicalcommunity has been the possible breakthroughs in the field of neural prosthesis, especially as they deal with memory enhancement. Those with severe injuries and debilitating diseases to the brain and central...
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History of Communication
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...cochlear implants, issues of community, language, unification and identity keep on becoming rampant. (Deaf Culture: Introduction) The early methods of communication by the Deaf community: Following various efforts, the ultimate achievement was witnessed with the establishment of the Columbia Institute for the Deaf at Washington, DC in 1864. The later portion of the 19th century saw the growth of the oral theories of deaf education. Even though a lot of these theories persist, they have in common a stress on the value of acquiring oral skills, i.e. reading and speech in the educational training of the deaf children. It is very important to note that a...
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AS Unit F911- Communication in care settings
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...cochlear implants that allow them to hear. However, it would... ?Case Study Preparing New Workers Communication is essential to any business and when you are in a position of caring, it is even more important. Thefirst level of communication is to your patients. Within this realm, you will also have communication with family members as you are caring for the patient. Next, your communication will need to provide the healthcare information for your patients and their families to help them make informed decisions about care. When we think about communication, we have to understand that it goes two ways. First, the individual will communicate with another person by sending a verbal, written or email message ...
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Perception
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...Cochlear implants are suitable for individuals with a severe or profound hearing loss, where the extent of destruction to the cochlea’s hair cells is so great that hearing aids are unable to provide... ? Perception and Sensing of Our Everyday Environment Roni Sherman PSY 101 General Psychology April 18, Dr. Linda H. Bradford The ways an individual sees and experiences the world around them are based on several factors. Some factors root back to the actions of sensation and perception. Sensation and perception are largely intertwined with the neuroscience of how our body works. Our brain plays a big part in the reception and perception of our environment. There have been many misconceptions about the...
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Perception
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...Cochlear implants are suitable for individuals with a severe or profound hearing loss, where the extent of destruction to the cochlea’s hair cells is so great that hearing aids... Perception and Sensing of Our Everyday Environment Roni Sherman PSY 101 General Psychology April 18, Dr. Linda H. Bradford The ways an individual sees and experiences the world around them are based on several factors. Some factors root back to the actions of sensation and perception. Sensation and perception are largely intertwined with the neuroscience of how our body works. Our brain plays a big part in the reception and perception of our environment. There have been many misconceptions about the relation in regards to both...
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Neurofibtomatosis NF1 and NF2
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...cochlear implants or auditory cortex implants may help them. Similarly they may develop brain tumors like gliomas which may lead to epilepsy that has to be treated. Central nervous system tumors may require repeated imaging using CT scan or MRI, which may pave the way for future surgery. Genetic counseling should be provided in adolescence so that these young people are able to make informed decisions about their lives. Research in Neurofibromatosis Evans etal summarized the status of research in neurofibromatosis. (Evans, 2009). While the genes... ?Neurofibromatosis (NF1 and NF2) The neurofibromatosis are a group of autosomal dominant hereditary diseases that are characterized by development oftumors of ...
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...Cochlear Implants: Relationship Between the Mullen Scales of Early Learning and Later Performance on the Leiter International Performance Scales–Revised. Assessment Chandler, M., & Aloa, V. (2010), Child development and education, Pearson publishing Nelson, K. (2009). Young minds in social worlds: Experience, meaning, and memory, Harvard University Press Stiles, J., & Trauner, D. A. (2012), Neural Plasticity and Cognitive Development: Insights from Children with Perinatal Brain Injury. OUP USA... ? Children’s thinking development Introduction The development of infants is accumulated of several steps. The physical and psychological growth of children comprises of numerous radical components. After...
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