hard-of-hearing


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having a hearing loss

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Educational challenges, costs linked to interpreters and other access services, negative attitudes among prospective employers and lack of technology to make training accessible were some possible reasons deaf or hard-of-hearing people are under-represented in health care.
Rosen said it wasn't too long ago when deaf and hard-of-hearing teens and young people experienced a different set of growing pains.
A survey by the Royal National Institute for the Deaf (RNID) found only 63% of deaf and hard-of-hearing people of working age are in employment, compared with 75% of the workforce as a whole.
However, for hard-of-hearing offenders who speech-read (i.
Guidelines published in the most recent Model State Plan for Services for Individuals Who Are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing (Watson, 1990) point to the need for personnel with specialized skills and programs tailored to the needs of this consumer population (Wright, Hanson, Musteen, & Tomlinson, 1990; Long, Quinn, Tomlinson, Hehir, Staffer, & Carr, 1990; Tomlinson, Holland, Long, & Melton, 1990).
The Contributor of the Year Award is presented by CAL-ED, the largest western United States professional organization for the deaf, for outstanding contribution to the deaf and hard-of-hearing community.
Under the school's deaf and hard-of-hearing program, hearing-impaired students are mainstreamed for half the day, Fabrocini said.
Attendees will learn about improvements in accessing New York's Telecommunications Relay Service and special 9-1-1 enhancements for those who are deaf or hard-of-hearing.
It is a truism that bears repeating: deaf and hard-of-hearing people have as many differences as they have similarities.
The TDI award, given every two years, recognizes an outstanding design, electronic, or engineering accomplishment that improves access to telecommunications for deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals.
We feel deaf and hard-of-hearing students are very capable of competing on the regular track team,'' said Sylmar High School Double A track coach Wendy Rickman, who has no deaf or hard-of-hearing kids on her team.
As it happens, though, the gay world isn't a whole lot more enlightened on how to embrace and interact with its deaf and hard-of-hearing populations.
And people often think the hard-of-hearing hear when they really want.
There is no typical deaf or hard-of-hearing person.
WASHINGTON -- The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) will provide qualified sign language interpreters as required by federal law to deaf and hard-of-hearing persons using its programs and services across the state under a Settlement Agreement reached with the U.