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I thought Hands and Voices was ‘neutral’ when it comes to favoring communication choices?
” There are often a lot of misunderstandings about supporting families with deaf and hard of hearing children without a bias toward communication choices.
A loss of hearing is related to the condition of the inner ear and whether there was a problem from birth or the hearing loss occurred much later.
People in the deaf community have enjoyed the Internet and computers because it has opened up a whole new deaf world for them.
No one blinks twice when you attend an event centered around a certain communication philosophy or technology.
Because at Hands & Voices, we know that the more you learn, and the more you experience, and the more you open your mind–the more you can provide to families on the parenting journey. Yes, you CAN celebrate your own experience, choices, and journey.
It is preferable to use a specific term - Deaf, deaf, or hard of hearing.
Deafness is defined as hearing loss, which relates directly to the volume of sound that a person is capable of perceiving.
The answer is not simple because various definitions of deafness are used, depending on where you look for answers, each leading to a different estimate for the number of deaf people in the United States.
Below, we discuss the various surveys used to estimate the size of the deaf population and report the answers they offer.
Please note that here at the Gallaudet Research Institute (GRI), we do not routinely collect data that would answer this question.
The GRI manages the pertains only to those young people identified by their schools as receiving educational services related to their deafness.