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  • Assignment 2: A Case Study Of William Fininis's Percentage

    Issue How to calculate the benefits that William Fininis should receive when his hearing was damaged while he was at work. Calculation Background The first step to calculate how much benefits one should receive when they lose hearing while at work is to take an Audiogram. An Audiogram is a test which shows one’s ability to hear in different situations. It tests one’s ability to hear a whisper, an adult conversation and busy traffic. The test is performed by speed range. The speed range varies from 125 till 8000. When one is trying to determine if one has hearing loss, they must add the hearing scores that they received in the 1000 range, the 2000 range, and the 3000 range. Once these numbers are added up, then one must divide that number by 3, then subtract…

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  • Hearing Aids Case Study

    with any given situation. Our perspective can be shaded by other facets of our life such as our physical or mental health, economic situation or our personal life. Clem has never had normal hearing; he has no point of comparison. Had his hearing loss be an acquired loss with the exact same audiogram he may also have viewed it differently, he would have a point of comparison and may not be as adept at piecing together conversations using more than just his ears. While Clem doesn’t feel he is…

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  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Deaf Athletes

    terpreter or they can play without one. If they do hire an interpreter there are lots of precautions the interpreter must make. The interpreter must watch carefully to understand all the plays. If there are timeouts interpreter are either next to the coach singing or right across from the athlete communicating to them and preparing them for competition. When the deaf students are playing, interpreters position themselves on side lines in there athlete’s direct line of view and sign information…

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  • Earbuds While Driving Essay

    Many people enjoy listening to music in the car, and a large number of those people use earbuds to do so. What a lot of those people do not think about, is when they drive their cars somewhere, and they are listening to music with their earbuds, they are presenting a danger. A lot of teens and new drivers are also out on the roads, yet, since they are learning to drive, they, as well as all drivers, should not be distracted by any music, especially when using earbuds. Listening to music with…

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  • The Importance Of Sign Language

    My voice has always been a powerful part of my existence. I can shout when my soul has been shattered by wrong doers. My opinions have never been stifled by fear of hearing myself stand upon my convictions. I’m not shy, reserved, nor is my back adorned with a “welcome mat” to be walked upon. The very fiber of my being disregards feminist that have struggled for me to be heard. I choose my voice to be silenced. Unfortunately, embedded in my heart is a missed opportunity to educate an ignorant…

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  • Analysis Of The Poem Mutterings Over The Crib Of A Deaf Child

    Mutterings Over the Crib of a Deaf Child Published in 1957, James Wright’s poem “Mutterings Over the Crib of a Deaf Child” describes the array of emotions that the parents of a deaf child have as they ponder what kind of life and possible future that the child will have. In this essay I intend to discuss the fear, worry, hope, optimism and concern that the parents are feeling about their baby’s future. The title is slightly ironic in the sense that it doesn’t matter how loud or soft that the…

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  • All Eyes Book Theme

    All Eyes: A Memoir of Deafness Themes Belonging and Acceptance Bainy B. Cyrus (2010) uncovers that the search for who we are is driven by a need to find our place in the world and that a sense of belonging arises from identity and inner experience. The book in its entirety is a catalogue of this theme, with its conclusion describing how the author through her work as a Disability Coach, helps others towards their journey of belonging and acceptance (Cyrus, 2010, pp. 111-126). Communal…

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  • Hearing Aid Advantages And Disadvantages

    Hearing Loss Around thirty-two million people in the United States have hearing losses of some degree. Of this number, approximately two million people have hearing losses severe enough to be considered deaf. We define the word “deaf,” as either partially or completely lacking in the sense of hearing (Lytle & Rovins). Throughout history, there have been many technological advances invented to aid the deaf, such as assistive devices, sign language, hearing aids and cochlear plants and…

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  • Teaching Students With Hearing Losses By Alice-Ann Darrow

    The article “Teaching Students with Hearing Losses” by Alice-Ann Darrow states that there are students with hearing loss that enjoy music and even learning about it. This article indicates different types of methods that should be used, it also includes different ways of music participation. The author explains how many people suffer from hearing loss. Darrow introduces different types of researchers that have to do with strategies for music training. There are plenty of difficulties that come…

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  • Megan Zahneis Reflection

    OXFORD, OH - After finishing a meeting with The Miami Student, Megan Zahneis rushed to her next student-run organization meeting. Dressed in all black business attire, she took the five-minute walk up Spring Street from the Armstrong Student Center to McGuffey Hall on Miami University’s Campus. A group of fifteen people gathered on a Wednesday afternoon to engage in conversation and enjoy coffee and snacks. Five board members of the Students with Disabilities Advisory Council shared stories,…

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