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...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 who suffer from hearing loss usually report withdrawal from social activities, signs of depression, functional health reduction, and life dissatisfaction. Hence, hearing loss can have a major impact on one’s physical, social, and emotional well-being. This paper explores... Running Head:...
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Hearing loss
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...Hearing loss amongst children and adults is one of the sensory deficits that affect human population in the world. Consequences that come with loss of hearing include poor interpretation of speech sound, stigmatization of the person, social isolation, among others. Severe healing problem may worsen the situation to diabetes, hyperlipidemia, and hypothyroidism, among others. Most individuals having hearing problem are not aware they have this problem; it is through family members or friends who make them notice the problem. Hearing loss in a person develops gradually and it...
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Sensorineural hearing loss
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...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 cholesteatoma, neoplasms like glomus tympanicum, and tegmen mastoideum. Sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) is the defect of transmission of sound from cochlea due to this it results... Sensorineural...
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Understanding Students with Hearing Loss
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...Hearing Loss A vast majority of people in this world are born healthy, with all the senses working, a gift from God. Some unfortunate persons have a certain handicap. It may be a lack of sight, ability to walk or even some physical handicap in the human body. A mere minority have the problem of hearing. Hearing loss is of several natures starting from completely deaf to partially deaf, a fact discussed later. The main issue for such people is the acquiring of knowledge in daily life and especially in the classroom environment. This paper deals with the said issue, teaching and learning relationship when the student has the problem of hearing. Understanding... ? and Section # of Understanding with Hearing ...
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Preventing Noise Induced Hearing Loss in Children
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...Hearing Loss in Children: A review of literature A primary concern to parents and educators today is the prevalence of hearing loss and damage to children. Increasingly, this hearing loss is not due to ear infections or genetic causes. Instead, noise induced hearing loss is on the rise. In three articles: "Hearing Conservation Education Programs for Children: A Review", "The Effectiveness of an Interactive Hearing Conservation Program for Children", and "Noise Induced Hearing Loss in Children", the concern is reviewed and possible solutions for this problem are suggested. It is first important to define the terms necessary to discuss noise induced hearing loss. Noise... Preventing Noise Induced...
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Tinnitus and Noise-Induced Hearing Loss
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...Hearing Loss Limitations in the area of communication and isolation from social situations are only a part of noise-induced hearing loss. Many say it is not even the worst part of the condition. According to USACHPPM (2010), "Many individuals have an accompanying condition called "tinnitus" that can be more debilitating than the hearing loss. They will tell you that as hard as it is to live with the hearing loss, the constant ringing in their ears is the worst part." Buzzing, roaring, and rushing can all be symptoms of tinnitus. According to USACHPPM (2010), however, "For those with a noise-induced hearing loss, tinnitus is usually a chronic high-pitched ringing... Tinnitus and Noise-Induced Hearing...
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The Psychosocial Effects of Hearing Loss in Adults
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...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 self-worth. There tends to be diverse psychosocial impacts of hearing loss on adults. The various forms of hearing loss include sensory hearing loss, conductive hearing loss, mixed, or neural hearing loss. English (2000) observes "Our... The psychosocial effects of...
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Cochlear Implants - The Future of Clinical Remediation of Hearing Loss
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...hearing loss is the 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 ...
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Analysis of Comparative Experiences/Expressions of Hearing Loss and Deafness
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...Hearing Loss and Deafness al affiliation Pseudo-hearing Los Pseudo-hallucination is an involuntary experience in the sensory nerves, which is related to hallucination. This state is recognized by the patient not as a result of external stimuli and is well known as Pseudo-hearing loss. The best example of this hallucination as used in psychiatry is the hearing of voices that are inside the head by the patient. It is termed hallucination because it is distinguishable to the patient from real external stimulus. (Bhugra, Craig, & Bhui, 2010) The present world has adopted and embraces technology in everyday activities. Nearly every individual in the urban areas has adopted the practice... Expression of...
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Beethoven's Hearing Loss & Its Effect On His Music
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...Hearing Loss & Its Effect On His Music [Pick the Ludvig van Beethoven was a well-known and colossal German artist and pianist who are known for his captivating symphonies and befitting compositions. His passion for the music and piano became evident when his father, Johan started to teach him music and art lesson. Ludvig not only played the best performances of the time, he had 9 symphonies, 5 concertos for piano, 32 piano sonatas, and 16 string quartets. He was an enthusiast young pianist and he started to learn virtuoso pianist classes when he used to Vienna. The major detrimental consequence this great artist had to face in his life was the deafness and inability to hear anything. He... ? Beethoven's...
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Investigating children and their childhoods (babies with senorineural hearing loss and developent under 6months)
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...Hearing Loss and Development- Literature Review The degree of hearing in a child is ified as mild, moderate, severe or even profound since there is an approximate relationship that exists between decibel loss of hearing and the degree to which a child will experience difficult functionality. Researches indicate that having mild to moderate senorineural hearing loss has a significant effect on the development of a child, other researches defining the precise difficulty that may arise in a child. Volpe states that in early studies, there were sharp relationship that recurrent cyanotic attacks in infants causes hearing loss, later it was discovered that a relationship between a recurrent... ?Senorineural...
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The relationship between language development and behaviour problems in children with hearing loss
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...hearing impairment is related to behavioral problems. The main purpose of this study is to find out any relationship between language inefficiency due to hearing loss and faulty behavior among children. It is hypothesized that children with hearing difficulties will have behavioral problems due to insufficient development of language ability. The authors predict that in this longitudinal study based on children diagnosed with hearing impairment as neonates (within ten months of birth), behavioral issues will be highest... ? SUMMARY OF ARTICLE SUBMITTED BY: SUBMITTED INSTITUTE: MENT OF PROBLEM The problem addressed in this paper is that whether or not differential language ability among children with...
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Early detection of signs of aminoglycoside-induced hearing loss in children with cystic fibrosis
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...hearing loss in children with cystic fibrosis [Type the document sub Aminoglycoside based antibiotics are being considered as one of the primary sources of auditory disorders among human beings, and especially in children. Cystic fibrosis also accompanies the hearing disorders and they can severely cause damage of lungs and pancreas. Similarly, ototoxicity can ruin and blemish the vestibular system in the children. There are two primary reasons behind these discrepancies. The Aminoglycoside antibiotic contains special kind of organic materials which target the high frequency hearing instead of low frequency hearing. So, the early detection... mechanisms can deploy this factor in a very...
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The advent of new technologies that can treat hearing loss will ultimately eradicate Deaf culture
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...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 cochlear implants, new born screening, digital hearing technologies, auditory-verbal therapy and other assistive technologies can now... The Advent of New Technologies that Treat...
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Beethoven Hearing Loss May Have Shaped Transition in His Musical Styles
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...Hearing Loss may have shaped transition in his Musical Styles A composer of Romanticand Classical Periods, Ludwig van Beethoven was born in 1770 in Bonn, Germany. Until today, he is known as the composer of Romantic and classical periods. His most important works include 6 String quarters, 1 Sonata for piano and violin, 2 Piano sonatas, 8 symphonies, 1 piano concerto and 1 Violin concerto. His genres include Piano concertos, Piano sonatas, String quartets and Symphonies. He is viewed as a midway figure between the Classical and Romantic periods in the history of music. His works are different than any of the previous composers of his time via the formation of extended, architectonic... ? Beethoven...
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Hearing
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...Hearing Hearing According to Morgan (1999), chronic conditions are likely to attack people as they age. Hearing impairment may be acquired at birth, young age or become a problem in old age. In UK population, the prevalence of forty five decibels or greater hearing loss is estimated to be 3.8% for the better ear. In old people between 61 to 80 years, the prevalence of sensorineural and conductive hearing loss of forty five decibels for the better ear is 14.3% and 3.1% respectively. Hearing impairment is common and frequently disabling. It is therefore,...
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Hearing
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...hearing loss. As modernization has evolved over the centuries, complex machinery has bellowed sounds that could be nuisance to those who are victims of hearing it. Noise can disturb anyone's solace and can definitely serve as distraction. In addition, there was not any political delegation that would consider mitigating such a nuisance because noise seems menial and not life-threatening in the past few decades. However, political reforms has been engendered and executed by European governments in response to discoveries that claim that noise pollution is more than a nuisance but a hazard to human health... Introduction: The ability to hear is a gift that has quite the significance in today. Without such...
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Hearing Imapried
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...Hearing Impaired Hearing impairment is a term used to refer to any person with some degree of hearing loss. The Individuals with Disability Act (IDEA), formerly the Education of the Handicapped Act (P.L.94-142), includes “hearing impairment” and “deafness” as two of the categories under which children with disabilities may be eligible for special education and related service programming. While the term “hearing impairment” is often used generally to describe a wide range of hearing losses, including deafness, the regulations of IDEA define hearing loss and deafness separately. ‘Hard of hearing’ is a term referring to a person who has some degree of hearing loss but is able to function... ...
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Hearing impairment
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...Hearing impairment among the indigenous Australians tremendously affect their level of education Introduction Health and education of a country is correlated. A classic example of this is the educational implication existing due to hearing loss among indigenous Australians. There is great disparity in the level of education between the indigenous and non-indigenous Australian population. About 2.4 percent of the Australian population is indigenous. Most of them suffer from hearing impairment. It in turn affects their level of education and several other socio- economic factors such as employment status, occupational status etc. As a result the overall development of the country is affected... Thesis:...
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Infant Hearing Screening
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...Hearing Screening Test Article: A Model of Two-stage Newborn Hearing Screening with Automated Auditory Brainstem Response by Satoshi Iwasakia, Yasuhiro Hayashi, Atsurou Seki, Mituyoshi Nagura, Yasuyuki Hashimoto, Goro Oshima, Tomoyuki Hoshino Summary Previously, hearing loss in infants used to be detected between 18 and 24 months. And then it usually took over 48 months to detect mild or moderate hearing loss in child. Obviously, intervention at the late age did not bring any favourable desired results. In 1993, the National Institute of Health recommended for hearing test... are subjected to another AABR screening to eliminate the levels of false-positive...
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Effects of Hearing Impairment on Human Psychology
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...Hearing Impairment on Human Psychology Abstract Hearing impairment, hearing loss or deafness is a type of physical disability defined as the total or partial inability to hear (Smith & Tyler, 2010). Hearing loss is said to occur whenever there happens to be diminished sensitivity to sounds that are normally heard. The terminology hearing impairment is often reserved for persons known to be relatively insensitive to sound in the speech frequency (Smith, & Tyler, 2010). More often than not, the severity of loss of hearing is categorized basing on the increase in volumes that raises above the normal level required before the listener detects it. On the other hand, deafness refers... )....
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Hearing aid fitting benefits of speech audiometry
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...Hearing aid fitting benefits of speech audiometry Insert 13th February 2009 Outline Introduction History Recent Research Speech Tests Benefits of Speech Audiometry References Abstract Speech audiometery detects short falling in listening abilities along with speech recognitions of an individual’s auditory system. Hearing loss or any ear disease can be diagnosed from the results of the audiometric tests done by an Audiogram. Speech Audiometry is one of the types of Subjective Audiometry. Effective tools of speech audiometry used for audiological evaluations are Speech Awareness Threshold (SAT), Speech Recognition Threshold (SRT), Spratheshold Word-Recognition Testing sentence testing (SWRT... Topic:...
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Development of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Adolescents compared to their Hearing Peers
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...hearing problems is affected adversely compared to the development of their normal age fellows. According to (Peterson, 1993, p. 4), “normal adolescent development is a positive process bringing adult maturity and competence, in contrast to the existing negative stereotypes.” Many crude and intricate effects produced by hearing loss on many poor adolescents are discussed in this paper, and how their development becomes even more difficult in the diverse classrooms of the present world schools... ?Development of deaf and hard hearing adolescents compared to their hearing peers: This paper is primarily based on a largely spoken and critical issue of the present world that is creating strong waves of...
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MHE510, Occupational Health and Safety, Mod 3 SLP
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...Hearing Loss Prevention Program Noise-induced hearing loss is a major cause of deafness in the United States. There are many risk factors including age, allergies and noise. Increased exposure to music players and loud music continues to be a problem as does employees that do not protect themselves in high noise atmospheres (Daniel, 2007). This paper will discuss what must be done to design a program at work that is meant to reduce the amount of noise exposure for the employee. The first thing necessary is to do noise testing throughout the organization, to determine the type and amount of equipment needed in this organization. One must remember... MHE 510 Occupational Health and Safety Mod 3 SLP...
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Teaching, Reading and Writing for Students Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH)
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...hearing loss. Students who are faced with the challenge of deafness or hard of hearing vary in relation to the causes and degree of the hearing loss. Such students associate their condition with disability while others feel that they belong to a minority group. Therefore, the way in which such students identify themselves affects their educational and communication experiences (PARA, 2011, Para 6). However, students with hearing loss experience difficulties in social skills especially in general education classrooms (Antia, et al, 2011p489). Nevertheless, these social skills are necessary to succeed in the society. Students who lack social skills... ?Running head: Teaching Reading and writing for who are ...
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Communicative Disorders
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...hearing loss” (pp. 14). Students with a mild hearing loss might either have a hearing aid, or the teacher might be able to speak louder to him or her than to other students. For a child with moderate hearing loss, one might use a louder voice in addition to flash cards or other manipulatables and visuals to assist in the lesson. According to Gargiulo (2010), “Pupils with a hearing loss need visual information to learn. Acting out experience-based language lessons or stories is helpful. Using environmental labels around the classroom can start such children on the road to learning language…” (pp. 426). Additionally, teachers teaching students with severe hearing loss should be well... COMMUNICATIVE...
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Meningitis
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...Hearing Loss CONTENT Introduction to Meningococcal Meningitis 3 Meningitis Hearing Loss 4 Disease Transmission 6 Symptoms 6 Diagnosis and Treatment 6 Epidemiology of Meningococcal Meningitis 7 Prevention and Vaccination 7 Outline... ...
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Meningococcal disease
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...Hearing Loss CONTENT Introduction to Meningococcal Meningitis 3 Meningitis Hearing Loss 4 Disease Transmission 6 Symptoms 6 Diagnosis and Treatment 6 Epidemiology of Meningococcal Meningitis 7... ...
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Case study 4
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...hearing loss. The fact that she increases the volume of the TV severally shows that she must be suffering from a hearing disorder, most likely hearing loss. The fact that when the TV is loud she can hear it shows that the loss is in its formative stages. Hearing loss affects a child negatively. It delays development of the child’s receptive and expressive communication i.e. speech and language, impacts vocational choices and leads to difficulty in following instructions. These effects can be attributed as the reason for her inattentiveness... and difficult in following instruction. From the patient history, it is a fact that the child passed her new born hearing screening so...
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Central Nervous System
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...hearing loss is where the cause of hearing loss originates from the vestibulocochlear nerve, the interior ear (Hoehn & Marieb 2010, 543). Conductive hearing loss, in contrast, happens when there is an issue of conducting sound waves along the route through the outer ear. In the Rinne test, with regards to Sensorineural hearing loss, one can expect to find the air condition and bone equally reduced. Also, the results that a person can expect to find with this test are normal. Finally, with regards to conductive hearing loss and the Rinne test, a person can expect to find the conditions of the bone and air negative (Hoehn & Marieb... Central Nervous System Central Nervous System Question Sensorineural...
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National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
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...Hearing disorder is another chronic disease affecting tens of millions of people in US. A maximal threshold levels that range from 15 dB to 25 dB can be defined as normal hearing. Loud sound exposure is one of the risk factors for acquired loss of hearing. NHANES report that infection, genetic syndromes, complications of prematurity, perinatal complications, ototoxic medications, and head trauma are other possible risk factors for this disease. According to NHANES, the prevalence of hearing loss in adolescents aged 12-19 years in significantly increasing... National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Epidemiology is one of the best tools to study a disease; be it a chronic disease or an infectious...
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Ear Disorders
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...loss of balancs (Vertigo). Treatment Treatment procedures usually include typical treatment modes such as yoga to cope stress in these patients and after that they could be given intratympanic corticosteroids. The function of these corticosteroids is to reduce inflammation in the endolymphatic dust. Also surgical procedures which include decreasing the pressure in the duct in order to maintain the flow of the endolymph in the vestibular system can also be applied in severe cases. But, surgical procedures usually lead to hearing loss as a complication since both the systems are very closely associated (ODonoghue et al 2000). Permanent...
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Deafness Critique Scholarly Articles
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...hearing loss. The study focused on the association of communication abilities and socio-emotional feelings. Self-reported emotional and social feelings such as sense of coherence and loneliness were compared to rated speech intelligibility assessed by child’s peers. Children enrolled in general elementary schools were included in the study; they were recruited by Tel-Aviv which is a non-profit organization, serving school-age children with hearing loss. In total 19 children participated in the study from which 10 were females and 9 males, aged 12... ?(Most) The current study investigated the relationship between two types of inclusion settings and speech intelligibility of children with severe profound...
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Deafness Critique A Scholarly Articles
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...hearing loss. The study focused on the association of communication abilities and socio-emotional feelings. Self-reported emotional and social feelings such as sense of coherence and loneliness were compared to rated speech intelligibility assessed by child’s peers. Children enrolled in general elementary schools were included in the study; they were recruited by Tel-Aviv which is a non-profit organization, serving school-age children with hearing loss. In total 19 children participated in the study from which 10 were females and 9 males, aged 12-14... Most) The current study investigated the relationship between two types of inclusion settings and speech intelligibility of children with severe profound...
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Certified Home Health Care Agency for the Hearing Impaired and Deaf Community. Working plan
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...hearing impaired. Background of Hearing Impairment It is noted that there are 24 million people in the United States that have hearing impairments. These are divided by hearing impairments that are only 51% loss to complete loss of hearing. While there are a large number of individuals who have a hearing impairment, 1 out of 7 will not receive help... ? Certified Home Health Care Agency for the Hearing Impaired and Deaf Community Table of Contents Executive Summary……………………………………………………………………………….2 Narrative Description……………………………………………………………………………...3 Background of Hearing Impairment………………………………………………………3 Basic Health Issues with Hearing Impairment…………………………………………….5 Long Term Health Care for the Hearing...
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Running Head: Hearing, Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students Satisfaction With On-line Learning
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...hearing impairments outside of school, captioning has been found to be especially helpful in promoting the inclusion of students with hearing loss in the regular classroom environment. For example, video captioning and captioned educational programs have proven to be very helpful in motivating students with hearing disabilities to learn to read. Because... Running Head: Hearing, Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Satisfaction With On-line Learning Hearing, Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students' Satisfaction with On-line Learning By ________________ Abstract How amazing is the fact that today online learning has not been restricted to normal learners, instead it has crossed the thresholds to enter into a millen...
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Hearing, Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students' Satisfaction with On-line Learning
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...hearing impairments outside of school, captioning has been found to be especially helpful in promoting the inclusion of students with hearing loss in the regular classroom environment. For example, video captioning and captioned educational programs have proven to be very helpful in motivating students with hearing disabilities to learn to read. Because the nature of a hearing loss tends to cause language... Running Head: Hearing, Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Satisfaction With On-line Learning Hearing, Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Satisfaction with On-line Learning By ________________ Abstract How amazing is the fact that today online learning has not been restricted to normal learners, instead it has crossed t...
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Teaching and Learning Issues within a Cognitive Context
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...Hearing Loss NAME: Professor: Institution: Course: Date: Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or ADHD is a condition that affects communication, social interactions, behavior and interests. It includes childhood autism and Asperger syndrome. Features of ASD usually start to develop in childhood, but their effect may not be visible until there is a significant change in the individual’s life, such as change of school. ASD is incurable but there are varieties of treatments including behavior and education support. ASD can have many different symptoms, which are usually classified into two categories. Social... Teaching and Learning Issues with a Cognitive Context: Autism and...
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Articles Review
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...Hearing Impaired Information for Parents of Hearing Impaired Children The purpose of this essay is twofold. First, five article relating to hearing impaired children will be summarized. Second, a compare and contrast of those articles is forthcoming, and a rubric will be used to rate the articles, according to efficacy. “Deafness and Hearing Loss” is an article that explains the difference between being deaf and being hearing impaired. It reads, “Deafness may be viewed as a condition that prevents an individual from receiving sound in all or most of its forms. In contrast, a child with a hearing loss can generally respond to auditory stimuli, including speech.” The essay describes... Running Head:...
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...hearing aid prices? Evaluate the situation by doing a critical analysis? Out of the 30 million people who experience hearing loss, only 7 million opt to use hearing aids mainly due to its high price in the market. Even though hearing aids don’t repair the hearing deficit, many people regard it as useful to reduce the hearing loss. So, the major factor behind decreased demand for hearing aids is the price. The hearing aid firms require to reduce the prices in order to increase the market demand for hearing aids and thus to increase the sales. Price and quantity demanded are always inversely related. Changes in the price result in changes... 1. Would firms increase their revenue if they were to lower...
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Critique assignment
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...Hearing loss in the Australian Defense Force" published in 2012 by the University of Queensland centre for Military and Veterans Health Mayne School, Brisbane Australia. Introduction The article’s introduction includes a contextual background to the hearing problems among the military men. The topic has been addressed by carefully breaking down the subject matter. It should be noted that the author has also helped... Critique Assignment Critique Assignment This paper aims to critically evaluate the research study by Kirk, McGuire, Nasveld and Treloar and to identify its strengths, weaknesses, scope and also limitations of the study entitled "Comparison of Self-Reported and Audio-metrically Measured...
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Beethoven
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...hearing progressively became worse. Whereas he remains one of the most well recognized and famous classical composers, scholars still debate what the ultimate cause of Beethoven’s hearing loss might have been. Beethoven himself described its onset as a troublesome ringing in his ears. Medical professionals at that time as well as today believe that the condition could have been brought on by an acute illness that he suffered during early adulthood. Whatever the cause, Beethoven began to experience a noticeable... ?To the casual observer it may seem as something impossible that an individual that was entirely and completely deaf could continue to create complexworks of classical music. However, this was...
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Engineering or business
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...hearing loss, HR managers of engineering companies should strictly implement the use of hearing protector and limit employees work to 8 hours per day. Measuring and recording noise level pollution should also be conducted on a regular basis. Table of Contents Executive Summary ……………………………………………………………. 2 Table of Contents ……………………………………………………………….. 3 I. Introduction ………………………………………………………………. 4 a. Thesis Statement ……………………………………………... 4 b. Report Objective and Target Audiences ……………………. 4 c. About Hofmann and Wintech Engineering ………………… 4 d. Scope and Limitations ………………………………………… 5 II. Work Environment... Health and Safety Issues in Hofmann and Wintech Engineering & Number Total Number of Words: 2,156...
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Speech Audiometry
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...Hearing aid fitting benefits of speech audiometry Insert 13th February 2009 Outline Introduction History Recent Research Speech Tests Benefits of Speech Audiometry References Abstract Speech audiometery detects short falling in listening abilities along with speech recognitions of an individual's auditory system. Hearing loss or any ear disease can be diagnosed from the results of the audiometric tests done by an Audiogram. Speech Audiometry is one of the types of Subjective Audiometry. Effective tools of speech audiometry used for audiological evaluations are Speech Awareness Threshold (SAT), Speech Recognition...
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Beethovens Hair
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...hearing loss. With hearing being a key necessity for even listening to the music, and Beethoven being a musician, one wonders how he came come up with such beautiful compositions, without being able to hear what he has composed. Various theories are circulating regarding how Beethoven changed his music composition style after deafness set it, and how that positively shaped him to come up with such exceptional music. Along with these theories of Beethoven’s music composition style, number of theories are being put forward... Beethoven’s Hair Ludwig van Beethoven, regarded as one of the most talented and famous music composers of all time, composed most of his recognizablesymphonies, when he suffered from...
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Sensation and Perception
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...hearing loss c) The preferences for sensory stimuli 2) Auditory Development a) Auditory stimuli features b) Acquiring speech and language through the use of audition c) Typically developing infants having auditory milestones developed for them 3) Visual Development a) Visual stimuli features b) Facilitating communication through vision c) Visual development features d) Typically developing infants having visual milestones developed for them e) Deaf or hard of hearing infants or toddlers being administered visual cues 4) Touch a) Touch features b) Value of touch when... Sensation and Perception Outline Perceptual Development a) Facilitating development with the aid of sensory stimuli b) The definition of...
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Exceptional Needs Children - Intervention Plan
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...hearing loss, just like in Michael’s case, possess additional disabilities. The primary impact of hearing loss on developing children, such as in Michael’s case, places the development of communication at risk. Since communication skills are critical to sustaining social contact and shaping social development, when such skill is affected, the observed social incompetency may manifest. Positive behavioral intervention plans enhance the acquisition and application of new alternative skills, minimize the problem behavior, and facilitate... ? Exceptional Needs Children Individuals who are deaf mainly rely on their vision to understand their world, as well as communication. In most cases children with hearing ...
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Families Coping with a Deaf Child
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...hearing, or have acquired deafness. The deaf are those who are unable to hear speech without the use of a hearing aid. Deaf (i.e. with a capital D) refers to users of sign language who also share a common “heritage, social afflilation, educational background, experience of oppression and culture” (NCTSN, 2004). In other words, whereas the ‘deaf’ are an audiologically distinguished group, the ‘Deaf’ also indicates a sociolinguistic and cultural affiliation. Although the deaf cannot hear, many tend to have sharper visual skills instead (CHS, 1998). Those who are ‘hard of hearing’ have a mild to moderate loss of hearing (or reduced hearing acuity) so can communicate without amplification... Families Coping...
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Outcome Measures in Audiology Rehabilitation
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...hearing. People contained in the age brackets of 65 to around 74 years demonstrate a 30% hearing loss, compared to a 50% that is evident amongst people in the category of 75 years and beyond. Hearing loss is rather a detrimental characteristic to the aging population because it can result to one becoming socially withdrawn or even trigger failed communication (Sestic & Milicevic, 2013). There are various tools that gauge hearing impairment in people across the divide (Dalton et.al, 2003). This essay will keenly evaluate such tools as hearing handicap inventory for the elderly (HHIE), Client Oriented Scale of Improvement (COSI) as well as International Outcomes Inventory (IOI) (Saunders... Outcome...
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Noise at workplace
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...hearing. It is estimated that 38 million people in US are affected with impaired hearing. Noise causes hearing loss. Those who work in manufacturing places are most prone to this occupational hazard and at least one in four workers might develop a hearing loss due to high decibel sounds known as noise in common parlance. Music is a great entertainer and everyone including young and old enjoys it. People play music in high volume and dance whether one is sitting at concerts or in a party or at homes. Most of the people are exposed... It is quite common to encounter noise at workplace, production units and at the fields. Noise at any level not only disrupts communication process but also impairs our...
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