Hearing is one of our basic senses and is important in terms of communication in which most people fail to realize by the time they begin to lose their hearing.
When an individual has hearing loss, the person would most often be referred to an audiologist for a diagnosis of the type of hearing loss, severity of hearing loss, site of problem and non-medical management.
Normally, hearing loss is divided into conductive loss, sensorineural loss and mixed loss. These descriptions are based on where the problem that caused the hearing loss is present.
Can a deaf person hear? If your answer was a no, then you are among the majority who has the wrong idea about hearing impairment.
One of the most difficult decisions that you might have to make for your child would be the method of communication that he would use.
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