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Scientists Spot Gene for Rare Disorder Causing Deafness, Blindness

U.S. News & World Report - Mar 23, 2017
Child must inherit genetic mutation from two deaf parents, researchers said.

Research on 'tip links' signals possible path to better understanding of deafness

Medical Xpress - Mar 23, 2017
Professor Rachelle Gaudet is the co-author of a new study on aural mechanics that identifies the proteins involved in converting the mechanical action of inner ear filaments —called tip links — into neural signals that the brain can understand ...

Say What? Professor Calls Curing Deafness In Children 'CULTURAL GENOCIDE'

Daily Caller - Mar 14, 2017
A professor at America's premier college for deaf students has now proposed that curing deafness is a form of “cultural genocide” because deaf people who can hear would stop using sign language. Gene therapy to treat and cure deafness in children is ...

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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).

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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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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 ...

Acupuncture successful treatment for Deafness and Tinnitus

Hearing impairment, deafness, or hearing loss refers to the inability to hear things, either totally or partially. Symptoms may be mild, moderate, severe or ...

Scientists are trying to cure deafness with light

Researchers hope that through optogenetics, they can use micro-LED lights to make better cochlear implants than those used by deaf people today. Read more: ...

Tracing the roots of deafness to a gene that maybe prevented disease | Derek Braun | TEDxMidAtlantic

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Dr. Braun is currently reconstructing the genealogy of the connexin ...