bell, whistle, alarm) to be either seen or felt by an individual who has a hearing impairment
NIDRR funding in FY 1994 of a Research and Training Center in Mental Health and Hearing Impairment
to focus on the psychosocial and adjustment needs of hard of hearing and late deafened adults;
Audiologists would manage the hearing screening training programmes, but be free to focus on confirmation of the diagnosis of hearing impairment
in infants who screen positive, and then to undertake subsequent appropriate intervention(s).
However, this should not discourage us from looking actively and aggressively for unrecognized hearing impairment
The sooner a person recognizes the problem of hearing impairment
and decides to do something about it, the more satisfying life will be, Miller said.
The objectives of this study were to investigate and compare the effects of captioned video and face-to-face instructional strategies on the learning outcomes in library use instruction of secondary school students with hearing impairment
Of course, students who are deaf or have a hearing impairment
will probably not hear the clapping but they will be able to see the other students clapping and they can then follow the cue.
Although this diagnosis code is generic in that DSI is defined as any degree of combined hearing impairment
and vision impairment, the addition of this code to the ICD-9-CM manual demonstrates that DSI is a newly recognized problem (see http://www.
Having a hearing impairment
myself I have the utmost respect for these guys who play a team sport at the level they do.
According to a study in the May 18 New England Journal of Medicine, confirmation of hearing impairment
by the age of 9 months was associated with higher adjusted mean scores for language when compared to children who were diagnosed at an older age.
Trish Dunmore, deputy directorate manager obstetrics said: "Early identification of hearing impairment
can play a valuable role in helping babies to develop their communication and social skills.
One conclusion of that study is that those with hearing impairment
may be refused service or given less information than other prospects about half of the time.