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hearing impaired

Euph. deaf or nearly deaf. This program is closed-captioned for our hearing-impaired viewers. His mother happens to be hearing impaired, so he learned to sign at an early age.
See also: hearing, impaired
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She also expressed disappointment that society, parents and care givers of children who were hearing impaired were left out when it came to communication because they did not understand sign language.
To explore the problems hearing impaired students faced in their education.
If the families of hearing impaired have the opportunity to get together, they can share their experiences, ideas, fears, success and failures.
Most of the hearing impaired population in Oman is concentrated in Al Batinah region in the north (5,000) and Muscat (4,000).
The efficiency of using introductory organizer in social studies on the development of citizenship concepts and politician awareness among their preparatory hearing impaired students, 1st scientific conference, citizenship education and social studies curricula, Egypt: Vol 2: Pp.
At times hearing impaired pupils have lessons in the HIARC to help them learn because it is quieter.
Hearing impaired individuals are classified into four categories including mild moderate severe and profound.
The hearing impaired in Oman also need more specialised hearing aids.
Keywords: disability, reproductive health, health care access, hearing impaired girls
The main problem of hearing impaired pupil is communication, as such pupil cannot effectively hear the teacher's voice.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Hearing impaired people report facing difficulties in hospitals and other public institutions, such as courts and schools, as there are no staff members able to communicate in sign language available at these agencies.
A TENNIS tournament for hearing impaired children from across the region has celebrated a major milestone.
BAHRAIN'S hearing impaired bowling team claimed a bronze medal at the Seventh Asian Pacific Games (for hearing impaired) which concluded recently in Seoul.
The development of language skills, reading and writing, is very important for hearing impaired students.
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