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    PARENTAL EXPECTATIONS FROM COCHLEAR IMPLANT FITTED UNDER ADIP SCHEME IN INDIAN SCENARIO. Introduction : A cochlear implant(CI) is an electronic device that provides hearing to people with severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss by stimulating the auditory nerve with coded electrical signals Valente et al 2008; Yukawa et al 2004; Wilson et al 2005. It bypasses the damaged inner ear and directly stimulates the auditory nerve. In cases with severe to profound hearing losses even most digital

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    Cochlear implants have been proven to develop spoken language, as reported in May 1998 to the Advisory Council of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders: "It has now been demonstrated that the long-term benefits of cochlear implants in children are not limited to speech recognition but extend into dramatically improved language learning and language skills." (Tucker, Bonnie Poitras. 1998) In a recent survey, parents of 176 implanted children perceived: 44 percent of

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    Cochlear implants represent a relatively new approach to treating deaf and partially deaf peoples via surgical implantation of a device which receives sounds from the environment, and transmits them via electrical stimulation of the auditory nerve. The cochlear implant represents an effective way to treat the hearing impaired on a case-by-case basis, offering successful results to those who otherwise may never be able to hear. We must disregard the population who have had both positive and negative

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    topic of cochlear implants is causing quite the argument between the deaf and medical community. The core of the disagreement centers around whether or not cochlear implantation should continue to be considered as an option for hearing impaired individuals to improve auditory ability.. According to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association a cochlear implant is “a device that provides direct electrical stimulation to the auditory (hearing) nerve in the inner ear.” Proponents of cochlear implants

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    Cochlear Implants are small devices that are surgically implanted into the brains of the Deaf or severely hard of hearing that provide electronic pulses to the brain. These pulses are interpreted as sound representatives that mimic speech and other noises (NICDC). The process of being implanted is as minimally invasive as possible. The procedure takes approximately three hours and the patient is usually able to return home on the same day (Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center). To begin, the surgeon

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    Fitting into society can be hard for any person, but it can be even more difficult for a deaf person. With a cochlear implant, it can give the person more of an ability to fit into society. Everyone wants to fit in and get along with people. If the person cannot hear, then most kids will look at them differently and not include him or her. The children could be scared of the child that cannot hear and does not always know what is going on, or how to communicate with a normal hearing person. Not only

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    complications of getting the Cochlear Implant, and how Deaf and hearing communities can differ upon the topic. Particularly within one family, brothers along with their wives and parents have a tough time deciding if their Deaf children should undergo such a procedure. They all travel to visit families that are hearing with children who aren’t learning ASL because they have the implant. They visit a Deaf family whose 10-year daughter is the only person in the family to get the implant. They also visit schools

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    Cochlear Implants have become a trend on social media. Videos constantly are added onto the internet of deaf people hearing for the first time. They are meant for the heartwarming and show a person overcoming a disability. One of the latest of these videos was posted on the tenth of this month. The video shows four hearing adults commenting on what is happening throughout the video. The video creates a narrative bias on the positive of cochlear implants. The video shows hearing people praising the

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    success on hearing his favorite piece of music when becoming deaf but also that led Chorost to explore new ideas triggered by lab research around the world. He started off with a computer in his head that enabled him to hear, it was also called the cochlear implant. Drawing on that experience, he then proposes that our Paleolithic bodies and our Pentium chips could be physically merged. After Chorosts’ failure on the trip to Dallas, he met up with a team of engineers at Advanced Bionics, sure enough he

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    Thanks to the advances in the medical field, those who are deaf can experience the world of sound. The cochlear implant has been around since the mid 1950s. Now that this device has been around for years, many deaf people are now more open to the idea. The whole idea is still very controversial, and there truly is no correct answer. The deaf community wants the Deaf culture to stay strong, with implants

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    Cochlear implants are a medical device that help a deaf person hear sound. I believe these implants are a great way to help deaf people experience sound. With this devise they can hold a conversation with a person of hearing. The deaf community could get even higher jobs then what they normally get. They can better understand the culture of hearing people as well as hearing better understanding the deaf people. Cochlear implants don’t take deafness away they only help to hear the world of sound.

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    The happy fun-filled day suddenly turned dark with worry (Bates 24). Heather Whitestone was just a little girl when she became deaf, no one, not even herself, knew that was going to happen. No one ever knows when something bad is going to happen in their life or someone else’s. For every disability, there are, disability details, how a person is connected to the disability, how a disability affects someone’s daily life, how that person either got over their disability or was cured from said disability

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    graduated and soon started job hunting. Her primary focus was to work for the School Board and to help kids with disabilities. Once she does get an interview, the interviewer at the school board tells her, “Come back and see me after you get the cochlear implant because we don’t hire deaf teachers.” Bart took that personally and was shocked someone would say that. She didn’t find a job very quickly. Then her big break came. A friend of hers overheard through the deaf community that Delgado was looking

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    As Aleida Assmann remarks, institutions and groups have no such memory as individuals do – they create one for themselves with the help of memorial signs such as symbols, texts, images, rites, ceremonies, places, and monuments. This memory helps groups to construct their own identity. This kind of memory is based on selection and exclusion of relevant and irrelevant memories - therefore, a collective memory is a mediated memory. According to Assmann, the success of a collective memory to take hold

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    The acknowledgment of and connection with nature is an essential element in order to become a person’s most genuine self. A similar variation of this idea is communicated in“The Village” by Henry David Thoreau. The essay was written in 1854 and published in his short collection of essays, Walden or Life in the Woods, a series of essays derived from his two and a half year spent living in the woods of Concord, Massachusetts. The essay aims to persuade active members of American society, intellectuals

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    Before we had started reading The Tao of Pooh by Benjamin Hoff we were given a MACC objective, MACC standing for Massachusetts Common Core. The objective was to read The Tao of Pooh to determine the main precepts and tenets of Buddhism. The Tao of Pooh is about the author attempting to explain Buddhism to Pooh, who at first seems to be an unmotivated and lazy bear and throughout the story uses examples from Pooh’s adventures with his friends to explain the principles of Taoism. As the author describes

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    During freshmen year, I had my first cochlear implant. I went Jones high school after Christmas Break and I was very shy. I have friends that went Jones high school and I have known them since 4th grade. I went Choctaw since I was 1st grade and I had some friends at Choctaw. I haven’t talk to them last year. They were good friends and I was so happy and enjoying it with my friends. I had been great to my friends and I had a great year helping them learning sign language, I know sign language and

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    Cochlear Implants Before 1970 if a child was born deaf or a person became deaf because of an unfortunate accident there was no treatment and that was just your future. In 1961 Dr. William House invented the cochlear implant, the first time one was actually implanted in someone was 1977.Since then the technology has obviously advanced a lot. Just hearing about it makes you think it 's a miracle treatment. why would anyone not want one? We all have decisions we have to make daily, some are life changing

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    and Fury”, I learned about what a cochlear implant is and the effects that it has on Deaf culture. A cochlear implant is a surgically implanted device that provides the brain with sound signals. In the movie Heather who is from a completely Deaf family wants to get the implant Another family in the movie who the husband (Chris) is the brother of Heather 's father (Peter) who has newborn twins, which one of them is Deaf. The effects that the cochlear implant has is that while it can help Deaf

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    decide whether we want computer implants or not, but also by being responsible in knowing the harms that could come with it. He also argues against the side opposing computer based implants. The things he argues against are complete prohibition of these implants and about the therapy and enhancement distinction. The first thing Moor argues is that the “prohibition” policy is unacceptable. It is unacceptable because that policy forbids the implantation of computer implants, saying it is unnatural to do

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