• Diverse identities exist within the hearing loss community0

    Diverse identities exist within the hearing loss community One of the really troublesome issues facing hard of hearing, late deafened, and oral deaf persons is establishing their identity. Persons with hearing loss often feel that they are no aren’t really connected to either the hearing world or the deaf world. Their isolation from the hearing

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  • Services0

    Services are scarce for hard of hearing, late deafened, and oral deaf people There are about 28 million deaf and hard of hearing people in the United States, or about 1 in 10 Americans. This is the most common disability in our country, but it receives little attention compared to more visible disabilities. Of the

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  • Family0

    Hearing Loss and Family Members Families are one of the most important parts of the lives of many of us. If our family is supportive, it can be an ongoing source of strength and encouragement that extends to all parts of our lives. On the other hand, if our family does not support us, the

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  • Psychological0

    Psychology of Hearing Loss It seems pretty obvious that hearing loss has pretty significant psychological effects on people. Fortunately, scientists are finally starting to study these effects on people with hearing loss who are not Culturally Deaf. April 2013 – Bloch Healing Touch Psychotherapy for People with Hearing Loss February 2013 – Straining to Hear

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  • Law Enforcement0

    Interaction between People with Hearing Loss and Law Enforcement Officers We sometimes hear horror stories about tragedies involving people with hearing loss and law enforcement officers. In too many situations, a simple misunderstand can result in tragic consequences. Fortunately, more law enforcement organizations are teaching their officers about people with hearing loss and how to

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  • Identity0

    Diverse identities exist within the hearing loss community One of the really troublesome issues facing hard of hearing, late deafened, and oral deaf persons is establishing their identity. Persons with hearing loss often feel that they are no aren’t really connected to either the hearing world or the deaf world. Their isolation from the hearing

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