By Leo Jacobs
This re-creation contains an replace of prone by way of and for deaf humans, and an increased bankruptcy on laws and social matters that experience had an impression at the Deaf group within the final ten years.
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The deaf children's parents verbalized a good deal of frustration and irritation with the impediments to parent-child communication while simultaneously insisting that the deaf child was "really" no different from his hearing sibs. (1971, p. 160) Many hearing educators cater to this natural preference of the parents for a normally behaving child, and establish educational policies which ignore the real needs of deaf children in order to shape them into molds which are more acceptable to the hearing society.
Onset of Deafness The sense of hearing serves as one of our main channels for the input of information. The adult who loses the ability to hear has had the full benefit of that sense during development from untutored infant to adult. This person has grown up learning normal language ability, oral* skills, and those requisite skills needed for a satisfactory standard of living. But, a child who was born deaf is an entirely different proposition. This child has had a strike called against him/her right * OralCommunication efforts using speech and lipreading.
I can usually HEAR AND UNDERSTAND most of the things a * Hard of HearingHearing-impaired persons who are able to utilize their residual hearing through amplification to such a degree that they are able to carry on normal oral communication with a minimum of difficulty. Page 13 person says to me without seeing his or her face and lips. 8. I can usually HEAR AND UNDERSTAND a discussion between several people without seeing their faces and lips. 9. I can usually HEAR AND UNDERSTAND telephone conversations with the aid of a special telephone or amplifier.
A Deaf Adult Speaks Out by Leo Jacobs