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hearing-impaired

(hîr′ĭng-ĭm-pârd′)
adj.
1. Having a diminished or defective sense of hearing, but not deaf; hard of hearing.
2. Completely incapable of hearing; deaf.
n. (used with a pl. verb)
Persons who are deficient in hearing or are deaf. Used with the: The hearing-impaired are provided with special services at school.
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Abeer Al Shehhi, Sign Language Expert in the Ministry, presented the Sign Language Basics Course for the children together with Ayman Al Maqbali, who is hearing-impaired.
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I once again congratulate Sivantos India for achieving the mark of 200 BestSound Centres so fast and wish them to reach every hearing-impaired person as early as possible.
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hearing-impaired persons would lead to myriad of socio-economic
He added, first, it would be an implementation of guarantees provided in the of the constitution, ordains of the relevant statute and the declaration in the UNCRPD regarding the equality of the hearing-impaired persons, which would in turn make them feel empowered and motivated.
Third, the hearing-impaired persons would be able to make livelihood by getting employed in jobs, which require driving skills such as drivers, transportation of goods, delivery persons, courier services etc.
As one of the employees said, the restaurant is a bridge to connect hearing-impaired people with other people.
The version starring the hearing-impaired cast will only show in select theaters across Egypt.
The results reveal that various services and facilities are provided free in hearing-impaired schools, but are not up to the mark, outdated curriculum, missing assistive aids, no teachers training trend, lack of teachers and supporting staff in all schools.
"That means that hearing-impaired people who had the benefit of this algorithm could hear better than students with no hearing loss," Healy emphasizes.