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    Hearing loss simulation As a student at Santa Ana College, I have had the privilege to embark on a wonderful exercise where I can experience hearing loss for a short period. In this particular task, I started with the preparations as first to insert one earplug in each ear for the duration of thirty minutes. Also as intended for this simulation, I am bound to insert both earplugs in each ear for the duration of thirty minutes. As a participant of this project, I will endure this for a total of an

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    vibrations from a speaker. Sound is conducted energy, just like waves. Whenever you speak, hum, step, or dance, energy is released from whatever or whoever made the sound. This is why you can tell who has spoken in a quiet room. In the article "Hearing Sound does not require ears," The author states, " It seems that if we can hear something, we should be able to tell what it is. However, that is not always the case. There are many sounds that our brains cannot recognize. Imagine meeting someone

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    Stimulated Hearing Loss Assignment For my stimulated hearing loss assignment I went to four different locations, which included ODU’s Café, CVS, the movie theater, and my apartment. I attendant these places with two of my friends who were also wearing earplugs. While completing this assignment I used HEAROS ear plugs, which had a NRR of 32. My first destination as an individual with a hearing loss was the Café. When the lady at the entrance took my ODU card and told me to have a nice day I realized

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    Deaf vs Hearing Every day human beings interact with the world around them. Everyone is unique in how they interact. Most people on a daily basis will observe nature, smell nature, touch nature, taste nature, and hear nature. Only 94% of americans will use all five of their senses, 2.1% of Americans lack the ability to hear fully. Deaf people do not have the ability hearing people have of using every sense, instead they must find unique ways of living their everyday lives without the sense of hearing

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    opportunity and hearing impaired parents choose to have a child with hearing disability? Some people draw parallels with intentionally harming a baby, e.g. depriving the child of his/her hearing sense . Thus, they say, it is unethical. Some people argue that by choosing the child with disability it harms the society . However, ethical considerations for this problems becomes difficult when it is difficult to decide what is a disability. Deaf community often argues that hearing impairment is a culture

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    Hearing loss is any degree of impairment of the ability to apprehend sound. Hearing loss, also known as hearing impairment, is a partial or total inability to hear. A deaf person has little to no hearing. Hearing loss may occur in one or both ears. Hearing loss is bilateral and permanent is estimated to be present in 1.2 to 5.7 per 1000 live births. Ruben [1] stated that hearing loss (HL) during infancy and early childhood affects speech and language development by restricting a child’s access to

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    After watching “See What I Mean: Differences Between Deaf and Hearing Cultures”, I have learned about some of the differences in behaviors, communications, attitude, and technology between Deaf and hearing cultures. First, behaviors are very different in hearing and in Deaf culture. For example, in Deaf culture, when a student is late to the classroom the students and teacher will discuss why the student was late and make sure the student is okay. Further, in Deaf culture, when people are leaving

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    experiences with hearing people. This causes them to have a little d but when they find who they truly are they develop a big D and embrace being Deaf. As for the visual scream, it is when someone makes a visual gesture that seems like they’re making a loud sound but there is no sound with it. This is often seen in silent films or done by Deaf performers to add emotion to their performances. A piece of literature that includes these themes is Willy Conley’ s Deaf play “Falling on Hearing Eyes.” Conley’s

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    humor about the difficulty of growing up with a hearing loss. She comes down with meningitis and Cece’s impairment makes her different than her classmates and friends. While she did have a hearing aid it was still difficult for her to decipher word without lip reading. Throughout the novel readers learn about the communication struggles that Cece faced. After becoming deaf, Cece’s life changes drastically from the moment she begins to wear a hearing aid.The theme is acceptance. She longs to be accepted

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    though I was born with perfectly normal hearing I am now far from it. As an infant, and even to this day I suffer from chronic ear infections. By the age of two I was using my first set of hearing aids to help make up for my sensorineural hearing loss. As time went on and my hearing continued to diminish, from mild, to moderate, and now sever to profound hearing loss, my hearing aids quickly became too weak to work for me. I am currently on my fourth set of hearing aids, the most powerful that exist

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    LITERATURE 2.1 Introduction The inclusion of students who are deaf refers to their being educated within a classroom of students with normal hearing. This concept of inclusion differs from mainstreaming in that the latter may refer to a variety of degrees of contact with hearing students, while in inclusion a deaf student is placed in a classroom with hearing students. Before 1975, although attempts were made to educate students who were deaf in regular schools, about 80% of students who were deaf

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    and teenagers to minimize their use of headphones or they could loss there hearing. This article does give a few good reasons on why we should not be listening to headphones as often as we do, I feel as though it persuades me personally to go out and buy a pair of headphones. The writer tries to be as persuasive as possible by telling us that the American Medical Association has revealed that teenagers have a slight hearing loss and can’t distinguish certain sounds for certain words. She also states

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    Hearing Impairment

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    Hearing impairment (HI) is a serious issue in childhood development that may adversely affect a child’s academic performance as well as communication and social skills in life. The purpose of this research is to find out the most effective ways in classroom management for HI students to lead them to achieve their maximum potential in life. This paper will look at some behavioral problems among HI students as well as the challenges the teachers encounter in a classroom along with helpful management

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    They work to furnish their patients with the important preparing for utilizing a portable amplifier, and in addition different sorts of helped hearing. The loss of hearing may be the consequence of an extraordinary disease or because of some type of a mischance that harmed the individual's ears amid the

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    What did you physically experience during this simulation? I was the first to get my ears plugged for this hearing loss simulation. Beforehand, I thought that this experience would not be too difficult, but the instant I had those earplugs inserted, I realized just how difficult this would actually before. I felt a slight pressure in my head, and approximately a 40-50% loss in my overall hearing ability. What made things especially difficult was if someone was talking behind me because it was even harder

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    tends to have an easier listening experience than the backrow, if the speaker is in the front. Since the backrow is further than the speaker, they will not hear at the same +15dB level that the front row is experiencing. Unless a student with a hearing loss has a FM system, preferential seating should be written into an IEP to ensure they are experiencing the best listening experience

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    How Technology Affects Society Today, our world is run by technology and electronics. Technology has many positive impacts and created many advancements in society. Although there have been many creations and inventions making our lives easier, it comes at a cost. This is creating the current generation as well as future generations to evolve, but not in such a positive way. There is starting to be more of a negative change in newer generations, technology is improving. Technology creates

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    Immigration has been and will continue to happen all around the world. There are so many reasons for people who come from different countries and ethnicities to move from country to country. The reasons why these people immigrate is either they are simply forced to, due to violence and hostility or that they are in search of a better life for them, and or their family etc. Canada being rated number one in quality of life has been a goal for people wanting to immigrate. The Immigration and Refugee

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    Ear Lab Report

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    Aim: The aim of this project is to determine the ear's ability to allow us to perceive the pitch of sounds by detection of the wave's frequencies, the loudness of sound by detection of the wave's amplitude and the timbre of the sound by the detection of the various frequencies that make up a complex sound wave. Introduction: Understanding how humans hear is a complex subject involving the fields of physiology, psychology and acoustics. The ear consists of three basic parts - the outer ear, the

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    “Part of the fascination with the ear and hearing stems from a clear connection between the ear and the tongue, emphasised by the fact that one can hear oneself speak in a way that one cannot see oneself seeing, cannot taste oneself tasting, and so on” (Robson 5). The ear is being used to see what

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