Impairment

(redirected from hearing impairment)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

Impairment

Reduction in the value of an asset because the asset no longer generates the benefits expected earlier as determined by the company through periodic assessments. This could happen because of changes in market value of the asset, business environment, government regulations, etc.
Copyright © 2012, Campbell R. Harvey. All Rights Reserved.

Impairment

A reduction in a company's working capital as a result of a loss on an investment or a distribution (such as a coupon or dividend) to investors.
Farlex Financial Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All Rights Reserved

impairment

Reduction in a firm's capital as a result of distributions or losses.
Wall Street Words: An A to Z Guide to Investment Terms for Today's Investor by David L. Scott. Copyright © 2003 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
As far as technology is concerned, screening for hearing impairment in newborns and infants has progressed, with a variety of objective screening measures now available; [19] this is over and above screening measures for conditions linked to hearing impairment.
Keoagile said the sponsorship was not about the money but an opportunity for people with hearing impairment to participate in sport like other able-bodied people.
God gave me a disability to serve as an instrument in helping kids with hearing impairment learn how to communicate, to live comfortably in the hearing world, achieve their goals and dreams in life and live their lives to the fullest.
The presidency recently launched a new electronic service to provide updated information to people with hearing impairment and to answer their questions on religious matters.
The guidelines provided by American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA, 2006) also emphasized the provision of audiological services to children with hearing impairment and their families.
Identification of hearing impairment by brainstem evoked response audiometry in high risk infants developing auditory deficits and its future consequences.
A greater percentage of males had any hearing impairment (14%) than did females (7%), and the prevalence and severity of impairment increased with age (Table 2) for both sexes.
In an interview with Petra, Annette Limberger, an Aalen University professor, said: "Our visit was in response to an invitation by the initiative, and I think this initiative, which was launched by Crown Prince Hussein, sets a precedent and a unique initiative to provide assistance to those in need, both in providing speakers for those who suffer from hearing impairment or cochlear implants for patients with an advanced hearing disability." Beneficiaries from the initiative across the Kingdom expressed their appreciation for the Crown Prince as they had their hearing ability restored.
He was talking after the release of a new hearing impairment survey conducted in the UAE.
I had many school mates ask me about my hearing impairment devices and I used to explain.

Full browser ?