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Synonyms for deaf

Synonyms for deaf

people who have severe hearing impairments

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make or render deaf

Synonyms

lacking or deprived of the sense of hearing wholly or in part

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(usually followed by 'to') unwilling or refusing to pay heed

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We need to know why deaf children are not being taken to school.
He said that Motorway Police has taken this initiative to resolve problems of the deaf and dumb persons who can drive but have no licenses.
Emily, who has been deaf from birth, is determined to not only raise awareness of deaf sport but is also calling for it to receive the same funding as able-bodied and paralympic sport.
CSD, ADWAS, and the national coalition of deaf advocacy program providers are committed to making sure that every Deaf and Hard of hearing survivor has access to a Deaf advocate that can communicate with them directly in American Sign Language, no matter when they need help, or where they experience violence.
The narrative is also driven by political struggles in the private and public lives of the author, who struggles to be seen, heard and recognized by the hearing world, and for the acknowledgement and celebration of Deaf culture and language.
The society says the council's decision to cut number of teachers of the deaf from 10.
Reggie added: "This is on behalf of everyone at Belfast Deaf United.
The first is that early twentieth-century American Jewish deaf culture was shaped by multiple, overlapping Jewish immigrant histories.
I am a hearing counselor and have had significant interactions with people in the deaf community where I reside.
Members of the deaf and hard-of-hearing communities -- with greater access to telecommunications, captioned media and transportation -- tend to be less dependent on a single gathering place and more attracted to dinner clubs and bridge, poker or biking groups, she said.
Hannah Joyner chooses to focus on the experience of a narrow band of Deaf persons--members of white Southern elites before the Civil War--as a means of tracing out some of the common themes in the life experience of Deaf Americans.
For those born deaf, early implantation "may help to make the world more comprehensible," Fox says.
While deaf enclaves have cropped up throughout the nation, this would be the first town expressly created for people who sign, its developers say.
Mark 7:31-37 has long been known as the passage where Jesus heals a deaf man.
Thirty-two deaf and hard of hearing students in Albuquerque, N.