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    This baseline audiogram will provide us with the starting threshold levels of the employees and allow us to see if their hearing declines due to noise exposure within the factory. It will also allow us to see if the hearing conservation program is working. The one exception to this rule is that there is a 12-month period if a mobile van is used for the audiometric testing. If you chose to use my hearing conservation program, Audiometric testing will not be conducted in a mobile test van, so the 6-month period will need to…

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    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…

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    What do you do then? Some people may just think that’s just the price that they have to pay for getting older and wiser, but that’s not true at all. There’s still products that can assist with improving your hearing, such as a hearing amplifier. A hearing amplifier is also called a Personal Sound Amplifier Product or a PSAP. It’s similar to a hearing aid in that it helps to improve your hearing, but it’s not as regulated as a hearing aid. A hearing amplifier doesn’t require you to have a…

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    Hearing Aids Case Study

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    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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    Mitterschiffthaler, Fu, Dalton, Andrew, & Williams, 2007). Whether the environment creates the union of rhythms, melodies, and harmonies or musicians create them, the “music of life” (p. 148) can either help or harm the human anatomy (Hutchison, Covan, & Bogus, 2012). Because the human brain and body depend on speech, rhythms, and sound tones to function optimally, parents and music educators are strongly encouraged to provide protective hearing devices with instructions to children while…

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    1.-When I think about what being Deaf is like I imagine a quiet life. Like you know that feeling when your ears are all clogged up and you can 't really hear anything, like the world feels congested? That is kind of how I imagine it is like except for you can not hear anything at all. I imagine it is a life of having to be extra cautious when out, and also a life of having to work around certain hurdles. - I imagine that Deaf individuals go through all types of experiences that I cannot even…

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    Deaf Parents Essay

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    The Social Development of Children with Deaf Parents The ability to listen and recognize a mother’s voices plays an intricate role in one’s development. Mehler et al (1976) conducted a study and exposed one-month-old infants to their mother’s voice and the voice of a stranger. There were two conditions applied to each mothers’ voice. The first condition was that the mother focused on communicating with the infant, and the second condition was that the mother spoke without “prosodic and…

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    In this assignment I am going to be explaining the factors that may influence communication and interpersonal in health and social care environments and also I am going to be explaining the strategies used in health and social care environments to overcome barriers to effective communication and interpersonal interactions. I will be including sensory deprivation, foreign language, jargon, slang, dialect, acronyms, cultural differences, distress, emotional difficulties, health issues and…

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    Imagine you’re just watching tv then you hear a loud boom and suddenly your ears start ringing, days later you realize you can’t hear out of your left ear. Your life is changed forever. Sounds horrendous doesn’t it. In summer of 2015 this tragic incident happened to me. When it first happened, I let it take a toll on my life, then I realized, life has no limitations except the ones we make. The first time I failed a hearing test was in the 3rd grade. I didn’t tell my parents because I…

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    Life Lesson The author of the American Idol, Leah LaBelle, once said, “Work hard for what you want because it won 't come to you without a fight. You have to be strong and courageous and know that you can do anything you put your mind to. If somebody puts you down or criticizes you, just keep on believing in yourself and turn it into something positive.” I like this quote because it encourages me as a deaf woman who still struggles and fights with many issues. I was born deaf and grew up having…

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