The large numbers of young people with hearing impairments
should serve as a warning.
1988) interviewed 25 males who had profound hearing impairment
and were about to undergo surgery for cochlear implants.
This is a self-reporting survey that along with age at onset of hearing impairment
also covers gender (Reis, 1992).
There are more than 200 forms of syndromic hereditary hearing impairment
Diagnosis and Treatment of Hearing Impairment
in Children; a Clinical
My parents knew about my hearing impairment
when I was eight and I started wearing my left ear hearing aid when I was 10.
Methods of detecting childhood hearing impairment
have developed tremendously over the years.
Currently, there are around 3,000 people with hearing impairment
in the UAE.
This included screening for speech and hearing impairments
, speech therapy, physiotherapy, home visits, home modifications and recreational programmes.
On April 23, a translated Chinese short film on individuals with hearing impairments
was shown by Al Jazeera Channel and Qatar Cultural & Social Centre for the Deaf.
Current meta-analysis suggests that the higher prevalence of hearing impairment
in diabetic patients compared with nondiabetic patients was consistent regardless of age," wrote lead researcher Chika Horikawa, at Niigata University Faculty of Medicine, and colleagues.
However, somewhat less attention has been paid to the effects of hearing impairment
on earning power.