people often "hear" by reading lips.
The following are suggestions to use when talking to a hearing-impaired
Classroom teachers' impressions of hearing-impaired
and deaf children.
In particular, there's one which should greatly improve the communications process between the hearing-impaired
and people with normal hearing.
students have the right to be made- aware of everything that is being communicated, and to be able to contribute ideas to the class.
Oralists or hearing-impaired
individuals - persons with a hearing impairment who communicate primarily through speech 4.
For example, whenever possible, the hearing-impaired
should try to hold conversations in areas with low background noise, restate what was heard to eliminate misunderstandings, and ask a speaker to rephrase a statement or spell out a word if it was not clear, even with repetition.
Counselor Wei-Lun Chen of Office for Disability Service, Student Counseling Division, expressed, "Many hearing-impaired
students feel like outsiders in the classroom, suffering from loneliness and hopelessness, and can only participate in limited interaction with the outside world in their own fantasy world.
According to Orbos, studies showed that hearing-impaired
individuals have a heightened sense of sight which is crucial in the MMDA's task of monitoring traffic flow and apprehending violators.
The aids were presented by club community service director Peter Makepeace, president Rodolphe Melki and other Rotarians to hearing-impaired
youngsters Mahmood Mohammed, Adhnan Kassim, Ahlam Ali and Mohammed Jassim.
The lawsuit filed in June 2004 by GLAD and Lisa Aiello of Van Nuys alleged the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority violated the federal Americans with Disabilities Act and state law by failing to provide services such as teletype phones and enough visual information allowing equal access for the deaf and hearing-impaired
people have successfully trained as lipreading teachers.