profound hearing impairment

profound hearing impairment

A hearing loss of 91 dB or more.
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At the hospital's ENT unit, 20 of 24 patients who underwent surgery for profound hearing impairment in the past 18 months were children under the age of seven.
The possibility of receiving speech information through the vibratory sense--"tactile transfer of speech"--has been studied extensively in people with profound hearing impairment [7].
The school in Llanishen caters for more than 380 pupils, of which 12 attend a specialist unit, which provides full-time education for children who have profound hearing impairment.
Their decisions mean that Hawthorn Primary, which has 16 per cent of its pupils with special educational needs, a high proportion qualifying for free school meals and a special unit for children with severe to profound hearing impairment, faces losing out on new schemes which could provide life altering experiences for children from disadvantaged backgrounds.
The squad is drawn from club registered English players from across the country who have a certified hearing impairment, the equivalent of being fully deaf in one ear, although many of the players have a profound hearing impairment.
The squad is drawn from club-registered English players from across the country who have a certified hearing impairment the equivalent of being fully deaf in one ear, although many of the players have a profound hearing impairment.
For people with severe to profound hearing impairment in both ears who receive little or no benefit from external aids, a cochlear implant can be performed.
Despite having a profound hearing impairment, the seven-year- old loves nothing more than a game of football.
This surgically implanted device allows those with severe to profound hearing impairment to perceive sounds and learn to speak but is not without risks.
1988) interviewed 25 males who had profound hearing impairment and were about to undergo surgery for cochlear implants.
He is an exceptional talent and an exceptional youngster, who has proved that having a profound hearing impairment is no barrier to achieving in your chosen sport.
Eight had cerebral palsy, three had spina bifida, three had other forms of paralysis, five had moderate or profound hearing impairment, and one had both cerebral palsy and a hearing impairment.