Published: Thu, 28 Apr 2016 11:26:53 +0000
2016-04-28T11:26:53Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >One of the first
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZMilan 1880 was a historic event in deaf education that nearly led to the death of sign language.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZHow does one come up with a personal name in ASL? Deaf community members respond. Some say the community has to give you one. Others offer examples.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZDifferent aspects of deaf history and heritage, such as the Deaf President Now movement, and the history of cochlear implants.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZTinnitus, or ringing in the ears, can cause discomfort, but it is treatable.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZGot wax? Learn about ear cleaning and ways of removing deep (impacted) wax, which may cause ear pain, dizziness, discharge, or hearing loss.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZHave ringing in the ears? Learn about the causes of tinnitus in this informative article.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZLearn about American Sign Language (ASL) and jobs that use sign language. such as those in the fields of education, health, government and recreation.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZWhat is ear wax? Why do some people have more ear wax than others? What to try at home and when you need to see a doctor.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZBasic facts on cochlear implants.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZSuggestions and guidelines for people considering a cochlear implant for themselves, or for their children.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZThere are many hearing aid companies to choose from; some of the major hearing aid companies are listed here.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZThe deaf community in America has its own unique culture of art, theater, writing, and more.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZHearing kids may have questions on deafness. This article answers questions.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZMartha's Vineyard island was a place where it was normal to be deaf.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZLearn about sign language, its different flavors, and ways to have fun with sign language.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZTotal communication, or simultaneous communication, combines sign language and voice educational options for the deaf and hard of hearing.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZCochlear implants are surgically-implanted tools that can restore some hearing for many deaf people; however, they are not not a cure for deafness.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZPoetry is a medium for expressing feelings about hearing loss.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZCauses and treatment of low-frequency hearing loss are discussed.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZDeaf and hard of hearing people may experience discrimination, both before and after finding employment.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZHistory of sign language. Hearing Loss.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZInfants with preauricular skin tags or ear pits are at increased risk for permanent hearing impairment. Hearing should be tested at birth and monitored per the audiologist or ENT recommendations.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZResources for deaf people parenting hearing children.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZA list of jobs for hearing people who want to be involved in the deaf community, including interpreting, social work, teaching, finance, and more.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZThere are two types of views of deafness - the pathological and the cultural.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZHearing aids come in multiple colors and range from the traditional behind the ear style to invisible and in the canal. Designs are sleek and even sexy.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZAudism as it is defined in the deaf community, and resources on audism.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZYes, used hearing aids are legal to buy or sell, and they are cheaper than new devices. But there regulations that you need to follow.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZIndex of articles on causes of deafness and hearing loss.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZOne of the most interesting aspects of the deaf community is the presence of people who are deaf of deaf, and multigenerational deaf families.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZArticles on well-known figures in the deaf/hard of hearing community both contemporary and past.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZWhat to do with used or unwanted hearing aids. Information on donation programs with domestic and international objectives.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZHow to become an interpreter for deaf and hard of hearing people.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZAbout Deafness/HOH forum members discuss why some hearing parents do not or will not learn sign language to communicate with their deaf children who use sign language.
2016-04-28T11:26:53Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >Actor Sean Berdy's
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZWhat is an audiologist? What is the difference between an audiologist and hearing aid dispenser? What is the difference between an audiologist and ENT? How to find an audiologist.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZABC stories are a fun way to express and practice the sign alphabet.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZDeafness and hearing loss topics, ranging from sign language to causes of hearing loss.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZSelected articles at About Deafness/HOH, organized in a timeline.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZIs it too hard to learn sign language? Personal challenges in learning sign language, the opinions of other people, and articles on the difficulty of learning sign language.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZExamples of how to sign words related to food.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZCommunicating with deaf and hard of hearing people involves more than just sign language as an option.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZThere are many ways to find training in sign language, including online. Here are general descriptions of the types of classes, and a few helpful links.
2016-04-28T11:26:53Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >Every year, about
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZWith closed captioning being mandatory, there has been increased interest in the field. Here is some information for those interested in captioning careers.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZHearing impaired people whose hearing losses are not severe enough for cochlear implants must use hearing aids. The problem is, hearing aids are not usually covered by health insurance plans. Learn more about the high cost of hearing aids.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZBalance problems are common among people with hearing loss.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZFinancing hearing aids and cochlear implants, due to their high prices and the cost of surgery, can be challenging. Here are some sources of help.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZBPPV is characterized by a short burst of vertigo when the head moves - such as looking up or down, rolling over in bed, or bending over. It is treated by physical positioning maneuvers.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZHelen Keller was a remarkable deaf and blind woman whose appeal still endures today. Read the fascinating story of her life and discover additional resources.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZThe radio talk show host's experience with sudden hearing loss is not unique. In his case, it was due to autoimmune inner ear disease.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZIt can be scary to receive a hearing loss diagnosis. Learn more about what sensorineural hearing loss is and how it is treated.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZHow to categorize an individual's hearing loss is not simple, and depends on what definition you use -- medical, functional, cultural or psychological.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZFrequently asked questions about deaf culture
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZMore people lose their hearing suddenly than you might think.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZAbout deafness looks at the deaf community of Iran.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZCan you use games to teach hearing people how to sign? Deaf Forum members respond, with examples.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZA cholesteatoma is a skin growth in the middle ear behind the eardrum that can cause hearing loss if left untreated. Learn the signs and symptoms.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZAutoimmune inner ear disease is one of the lesser known causes of hearing loss.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZHearing aids come in many styles and options. BTE, RIC, ITE, ITC, CIC, IIC, extended wear, and bone conduction hearing aids are discussed.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZLipreading, or speechreading, is an invaluable communications tool for deaf and hard of hearing people.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZWearing hearing aids or using an earmold can create a buildup of ear wax and lead to other problems.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZChronic conductive hearing loss has been shown to cause auditory deprivation and changes in the inner ear and auditory brain pathways. Ear infections are the most common cause of chronic conductive hearing loss and should be evaluated and treated to prevent future hearing and learning problems.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZThere are many laws and legislation that affect deaf and hard of hearing people. ADA, CVAA, EHDI, IDEA, Hearing Aid Compatibility, Fair Housing, and Air Carriers Access Act are discussed.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZLearn how to talk about sex in sign language. These resources will teach you more about ASL sexual vocabulary and human sexuality signs.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZThe sign language alphabet (fingerspelling) in photographs.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZWhat is it like to be deaf-blind, and what are some of the challenges faced by deaf-blind people, especially children?
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZAn increasingly popular alternative to an interpreter is the use of CART, or Computer Assisted Realtime Translation.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZWhat to know before buying that first set of hearing aids. Questions to ask, how to find a reputable provider and brand.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZLaurent Clerc is one of the most-honored deaf men in history. Learn how he brought deaf education to America.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZLearn about risk factors, symptoms, causes, and treatment of progressive hearing loss, which is when hearing becomes worse over time due to a variety of causes.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZEar candles are ineffective and dangerous. Studies show they do not work and have the potential for causing serious injury.
2016-04-28T11:26:53Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >Who uses a sign
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZRinging in the ears can be annoying or life-changing. When should you see the doctor about tinnitus and what treatments are available?
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZThere are many places one can buy a hearing aid. Read further to see which option is the best fit for your needs.
2016-04-28T11:26:53Z6 signs your hearing aids need to be replaced
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZThomas H. Gallaudet is the father of deaf education in the United States.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZWhat are ASL classifiers in American Sign Language? This article explains ASL classifiers and gives examples.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZThe real work begins after receiving a cochlear implant. Rehabilitation therapy is necessary to get the most benefit from an implant.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZAre you a deaf or hard of hearing person living in or are you thinking of, moving to Houston, Texas? Read an overview of the deaf and hard of hearing community in Houston, Texas.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZAn overview of sports in the deaf community.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZHearing teachers that find they have deaf children in their classes often need advice. These tips are from my own experience.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZReasons why hearing aids don't work.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZPublications and news in the deaf and hard of hearing community.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZVertigo, the sensation of spinning, can be very frightening. There are many different causes, such as Meniere's disease, BPPV, Labyrinthitis, Vestibular Neuritis, and Central Vertigo. Medical evaluation is necessary to determine the cause and proper treatment.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZLearn about the major colleges for the deaf and partially deaf in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Japan.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZConnexin 26 mutations account for many cases of congenital hearing loss. Learn what Connexin 26 is, how it affects hearing, testing options, and treatment.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZAfter completing training to become a sign language interpreter, the newly trained interpreter needs to find a job interpreting. Suggestions on sources of employment for interpreters.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZArticles about deaf communities in various countries around the world, including South Africa, Australia, and China.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZHearing loss in the higher frequencies: What causes it, how it can be prevented, how it can be managed.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZActress Marlee Matlin, Academy Award-winning actress and star of the 2008 cast of Dancing With the Stars, is perhaps one of the more well-known deaf individuals. Read more about Marlee Matlin.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZAfter receiving early therapy and education, deaf students with cochlear implants are frequently ready to mainstream in classrooms. How can a classroom teacher prepare for the student with a cochlear implant?
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZTop children's books about deafness, from your About.com Guide
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZEmployment discrimination in the job search can prevent deaf and hard of hearing people from being able to find employment.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZHearing aids through the years. Hearing Loss.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZThomas Alva Edison not only was a great inventor, he was hearing impaired too.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZWhat happens in a cochlear implant surgery.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZA brief look at the ongoing history of Gallaudet University.
2016-04-28T11:26:53ZWho was the Frenchman Abbe Charles Michel De L'Epee and what is his role in deaf educational history and sign language?