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Disability on Campus: 'Deafness creates certain preconceived (and rather shallow) notions even to this day'


Times Higher Education (THE) (blog) - May 17, 2017
My point to them was that deafness creates certain preconceived (and rather shallow) notions even to this day – for all our imagined enlightened approaches to human difference. My (current) deafness is less a specific “impairment” that I carry all by ...
 

What Curing Deaf Mice's Hearing Means For Humans


Newsweek - May 21, 2017
More than 5 percent of the world's population suffers from profound hearing loss, and about 60 percent of the deafness in infants is caused by gene mutations. That's why scientists at the Boston Children's Hospital, Massachusetts Eye and Ear and ...
 

Memorial Day Run raises money for the Center for Childhood Deafness at Boys Town


Omaha World-Herald - May 24, 2017
“We have entertainment and activities for children. The race is geared toward avid runners to those who want to walk. It's truly something for everyone.” Money raised goes toward the Center for Childhood Deafness at Boys Town National Research Hospital.
 

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Bad Singer: The Surprising Science of Tone Deafness and How We Hear Music


 

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Deafness books


Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity


by: Andrew Solomon
Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, a Books for a Better Life Award, and one of The New York Times Book Review’s Ten Best Books of 2012, this masterpiece by the National Book Award-winning author of The Noonday Demon features stories of parents who not only learn to deal with their exceptional children, but also find profound meaning in doing so—“a brave, beautiful book that will expand your humanity” (People).

Solomon’s startling proposition in .
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Introduction to American Deaf Culture


by: Thomas K. Holcomb
Introduction to American Deaf Culture is the only comprehensive textbook that provides a broad, yet in-depth, exploration of how Deaf people are best understood from a cultural perspective, with coverage of topics such as how culture is defined, how the concept of culture can be applied to the Deaf experience, and how Deaf culture has evolved over the years. Among the issues included are an analysis of various segments of the Deaf community, Deaf cultural norms, the tension between the Deaf and disabled communities, Deaf art and literature (both written English and ASL forms), the solutions being offered by the Deaf community for effective living as Deaf individuals, and an analysis of the universality of the Deaf experience, including the enculturation process that many Deaf people undergo as they develop healthy identities.
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Communication Sciences And Disorders: From Science to Clinical Practice


by: Ronald B. Gillam, Thomas P. Marquardt
Communication Sciences and Disorders: From Science to Clinical Practice, Third Edition is an excellent introductory text for undergraduate students enrolled in their first course in communication sciences and disorders. Written by experts in the field, this text contains basic information about speech disorders that are related to impairments in articulation, voice, and fluency; language disorders in children and adults; and hearing disorders that cause conductive and sensorineural hearing losses.
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Navigating deafness in a hearing world | Rachel Kolb | TEDxStanford


In the United States, two-thirds of hearing-impaired people do not complete high school. In this talk at TEDxStanford, Rhodes Scholar Rachel Kolb -- who was ...
 

Conductive and Sensorineural Hearing Loss Deafness for USMLE


Conductive and Sensorineural Hearing Loss and deafnes for students preparing for the USMLE. CONDUCTIVE HEARING LOSS DEAFNESS Conductive ...
 

The Science of Tone Deafness


In the words of comedian Jerry Seinfeld, \
 

To Hear -- Genetic Deafness


Maureen and Jim Hynes are the parents of two healthy, hearing children. This surprised them because both are deaf. Thanks to genetic testing, predicting ...
 

SAY GOODBYE TO DEAFNESS WITH JUST 2 DROPS OF THIS OIL!


PUT 2 DROPS OF THIS IN YOUR EARS AND SAY GOODBYE TO DEAFNESS! THIS POWERFUL REMEDY WILL RETURN YOUR HEARING PROBLEMS UP ...