According to Saudi Gazette, there are three designated prayer areas for the disabled, one each for people with hearing impairments
, the visually challenged and those with physical disabilities.
To investigate the mode of communication between parents and their child with hearing impairment
Smoking: Even passive smokers are at risk of hearing impairment
due to nicotine-related vasoconstriction (constriction of the blood vessels)--which results in a decrease in oxygen concentration, and which can harm external hair cells in the ear canal, resulting in declining cochlear function, causing SNHL RA smokers have increased risk of developing rheumatoid nodules and vasculitis.
Severity of Hearing Hearing Threshold of Impairment Better Ear Mild Hearing Impairment
26-40 dB Moderate Hearing Impairment
41-60 dB Severe Hearing Impairment
61-80 dB Profound Hearing Impairment
The National Department of Health developmental screening (as part of the Road to Health) includes a requirement for screening for hearing impairment
(albeit using very ineffective methods), as does the Health Professions Council of South Africa position statement on neonatal screening,  which advocates such services (among others).
The objective of the study was to estimate CSOM prevalence and its association with hearing impairment
, gender, age, location, and other potential contributing factors.
Among patients with hearing impairment
, 13 patients (72.
There is a need to make them realize the importance and use of assistive technology, that how the technology is serving in bringing the improvements in the lives of persons with hearing impairment
A total of 800 neonates were included into the study, of which 43 had risk factors for hearing impairment
as per 'HRR' of as JCIH 2007 ("at risk group").
The support and teaching for children with a hearing impairment
has always been of a high standard and this will continue to be the case.
High ratio of cousin marriages, infection, trauma and various diseases are major contributors to hearing impairment
among Pakistani individuals.
Though there is no specific reason for hearing impairment
, there are certain high-risk groups that are prone to this," he added.