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    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 didn’t want to wear a hearing aid. At the time I thought hearing aids were huge tan blocks behind your ears that only old people wear. I have no clue why my school never told my parents but yeah. It didn’t bother me much since it was minor hearing…

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    Deafness And Hearing Aids

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    Essay (1) Hearing aids Done by: Shaker Class: 7(C) Teacher: Nemah Figure 1 (hearing aid) If people wear hearing aids then they must have a problem with their ears, and the one major dis-advantage that led people using hearing aids is deafness, now people may ask what deafness is. Well it is a disease that might hit you when new babies are born, or sometimes when you here a loud sound like an explosion that’s in front of you, furthermore, if deafness hits you it might be either mild,…

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    Hearing Aids Case Study

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    his hearing and doesn’t recall it ever causing him any grief. When Clem was 6 or 7 the local school he attended had a hearing screening he was subsequently identified as being ‘deaf or deficient in hearing’. Despite Clem being able to speak and communicate well enough that no one noticed any problems this scenario did not pan out like it would these days. This diagnosis the beginning of a battle for his family to stay together. The Commonwealth deemed Clem as requiring institutionalisation, his…

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    The Pitfalls of “Locked Hearing Aids:” Doug’s Story With hearing aid dealers popping up on nearly every corner, many patients (and their families) aren’t aware of the common pitfalls they can encounter when making their selection of hearing aid dealer or audiologist. Doug, a Raleigh resident and patient of Now Hear This®, shares his story: “I bought my first pair of hearing aids in 2007 from a Starkey dealer in Nashville, TN. A few years later, my wife and I relocated to Raleigh to retire.…

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    Just as cell phones today have the capability of sending text messages to one another, so do standard household phones. With this text messaging available, the hearing impaired can communicate just as any other. Technology has made it capable to transmit not just the spoken word, but also the written word through telephone lines. Now that television shows and movies are equipped with the technology to include closed captioning, the hearing-impaired can view them. Listening devices can now be…

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    A couple days after I was born, my family learned that something was different about me. When the doctor performed the routine examination to assess my health, he discovered that I did not respond to loud noises. Usually, a baby would cry, but this was not the case for me. Eventually, I was diagnosed with hearing loss. Had I not been diagnosed with hearing loss, I would not have been able to experience the magnitude of technology. I know from personal experience that technology can truly change…

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    Assistive hearing devices and the deaf community is a germane theme for a culminating project because this conflict has more than one side, the theme connects to science, religion, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the U.S.’s Bill of Rights, and this theme/conflict is interesting. There are many sides to the assistive hearing aid and deaf community conflict and cochlear implants, hearing loss and the deaf community relates very well to science, religion, the Universal Declaration of…

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    Hearing Aids

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    My grandmother told me how when she and my grandfather first knew each other that my grandfather was a drummer in a band. It was not a famous or rather well know band, just a band that would play at events or gigs wherever they could find them. Maybe that’s why my grandfather wears hearing aids now, but then again don’t all people of a certain age start needing hearing aids? As they started to get more settled, my grandfather became an employee of the Bell Telephone company. Years later he…

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    Paper On Hearing Aid

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    Hearing loss can really change a person's life. In just a short period of time, you can go from hearing everything with ease to struggling to hear what your friends and loved one are saying during a conversation. To decrease the amount of suffering people experience when they have hearing loss, many have opted to get a hearing aid. However, when you decide to get a hearing aid, you have to be sure you choose the perfect one if you want to have a positive experience. When visiting audiologists…

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    Comparing Hearing Aid

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    Comparing Hearing Aids The hardest part of being an audiologist is determining which hearing aid will be better suited to a patient. There are a number of factors that we need to consider e.g. type and degree of hearing loss, hearing ability in noise, lifestyle factors, dexterity, appearance/visibility, sound quality, advanced features, and cost as well. As we are a completely independent clinic we have come to the conclusion that there is no hearing aid manufacturer that is significantly…

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