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Disability Specific Resources

Information: Hearing Impairment

Includes Deafness, Hard of Hearing, and Hearing Loss.
Click on this link for Vestibular Disorders, Inner Ear Disorders, Meniere's Syndrome, or Dizziness.
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Quick link to the information of your choice on Hearing Impairment:

What is Hearing Impairment?

What are the causes of Hearing Impairment?

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What are the characteristics of Hearing Impairment?

What are the statistics regarding Hearing Impairment?


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TEN COMMANDMENTS of communicating with people who have a hearing loss (for those who interact with the hearing impaired)

Remember this post for communicating with people who have a hearing loss and thought others would find it helpful. The credit goes to Fletcher Allen Healthcare for coming up with the list.

On-Line Discussion

Needs and Solutions

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Learn more about Hearing Impairment and Deafness



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