Deafness and Hearing Impairment, 1st Edition

  • Clayton Farris Naff
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  • ISBN-10: 0737751290
  • ISBN-13: 9780737751291
  • DDC: 617.8
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 250 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released April 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Provides an overview of deafness and hearing impairment, including its causes, diagnostic and treatment options, and impact on balance. Looks at deafness as a separate culture versus deafness as a disability; and the controversy surrounding cochlear implants. Also offers personal stories from people living with hearing impairment.

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