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    Sensorineural hearing loss can result from acoustic trauma (or exposure to excessively loud noise), which may respond to medical therapy with corticosteroids to reduce cochlea hair cell swelling and inflammation to improve healing of these injured inner ear structures. Sensorineural hearing loss can occur from head trauma or abrupt changes in air pressure such as in airplane descent, which can cause inner ear fluid compartment rupture or leakage, which can be toxic to the inner ear. There has been variable success with emergency surgery when this happens. Sudden sensorineural hearing loss, presumed to be of viral origin, is an otologic emergency that is medically treated with corticosteroids. Bilateral progressive hearing loss over several…

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    • Sensorineural is related to how the nervous system transmits that sound to the brain. Conductive The outer ear gathers sound waves from the environment and funnels them into the ear canal. At the end of the canal, the waves hit the eardrum, causing it to vibrate. Three tiny bones in the middle ear conduct the vibrations from the eardrum to the cochlea (a spiral-shaped chamber that looks a bit like a snail) in the inner ear. If anything interferes with the transfer of sound waves up to this…

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    Hearing Loss Process

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    the inner ear. The outer ear, the section that is visible to the human eye, allows sounds to enter through the ear canal. The eardrum separates the outer ear from the middle ear. When sound reached the middle ear, the ossicles, which are the tiniest and most delicate bones in one’s body, transfer the initial sounds to vibrations and send them to the inner ear. The inner ear is the home of the cochlea, which changes the sounds into neurological signals for the brain and the auditory nerves. When…

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    different sounds is truly fascinating. Many people have flawless hearing skills, but others have hearing disabilities that prevent them from being able to recognize different pitches of sound, or how loud or soft a sound is. This is defined as hearing loss, however, hearing loss comes in many forms and is not all one kind. Deafness is another hearing disability that is similar to hearing loss, but contrasts to it as well. As technology advances, humans are creating devices to help cure these…

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    Hearing Loss In Australia

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    Australian are affected by hearing loss, and almost 30,000 sign language (AUSLAN) users. The result shows that the people with hearing impairment is around us in our community. They also have right to deserve a better service. Therefore, for providing a excellent services to them, with individual respect and courtesy to all the customers. As a restaurant, our goal is to hope every customer enjoy their meal. Legislative acts Based on the Australian Human Rights Commission The Disability…

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    Hearing Impairment Student’s Name Institutional Affiliation Hearing Impairment Hearing impairment means loss of all or part of hearing ability due to sound signals not reaching the brain. Loss of hearing may be gradual or sudden depending on the causes. This condition is best described with reference to the affected part of the hearing system. The three basic types are conductive hearing, sensorineural hearing, and mixed hearing loss. Each of these losses has different causes. Conductive…

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    reliable than any other treatments. • They are safe as no toxic chemicals or harmful elements are found within the same. This is because only natural ingredients especially herbs are used for these remedies that have no side-effects at all. • The natural ingredients that are included within these treatments can now be available easily at home and thus you need not require moving anywhere else. • These treatments are much cost-effective and thus can be easily availed by all. Therefore, you need…

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    Arguments Against Audism

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    (Bauman 2004). It is a term the hearing community does not understand and many do not notice that they are becoming an audist. It can be seen in both the deaf community and the hearing community when people do not trust that someone deaf can make their own choices in life and work as a group to take care of everyone in the deaf community (Eckert and Rowley 2013) Audism has similarities and differences with other types of oppression. Oppression is the act of treating groups of people wrongly due…

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    One of the hottest debates between Deaf and Hearing culture lies in the question, “Should I give my deaf child a cochlear implant?” People of the Deaf culture often fear that use of cochlear implants will eliminate their culture. Yet, a hearing person may believe it will allow their child to participate in mainstream schooling and activities. Some hearing people may not want to learn sign language in order to communicate with their deaf child. As about 90% of hearing parents cannot effectively…

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    It has grown ever since hundreds of years ago, and it will be still growing in the future. All fifteen years of her life, she was blessed with owning a hearing aid to help her hear during her daily life mildly. When she was in high school, she had to make the riskiest decision of her life, which is getting a cochlear implant on her right ear. The main reason why it was chancy because under eighteen years old, she could get the surgery for free from insurance, so she wanted to take advantage of…

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