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Deafness and deaf identity

  • Deaf culture
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    What is Deaf culture? Wherever you go in the world, you’ll often find a group of deaf people that meet up and enjoy time together. Some deaf people strongly feel

  • Meeting up
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    Meeting other Deaf young people You’ll find lots of opportunities to meet-up or take part in events in the Deaf community. Searching for online groups and social media pages is

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    Levels of deafness
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    What are the different levels of deafness? How much can deaf people hear? Find out here! The human ear can usually hear between 0dB (very quiet sounds) and 120dB (very

  • The ear
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    Ever wanted to know exactly how your ear works? The ear is made up of three different parts. The outer ear, the middle ear and the inner ear. These parts

  • Deafness
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    How does deafness happen? Deafness happens when one or more parts of the ear are not working as well as they should. There are two reasons for this. 1. Sound

  • Equipment
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    Find out about hearing aids, cochlear implants and bone conduction hearing implants Hearing aids come in all shapes and sizes. They can be worn on the body, behind the ear

  • About your ears
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    Videos on radio aids, hearing aids and cochlear implants Whether you are a hearing aid user, are interested in finding out more about radio aids, or wear a cochlear implant,

  • Loop system
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    What is a loop system and how does it help? Have you ever seen this sign when you’ve been out and about? Do you know what it means? It means

  • Blogs and websites
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    Here are some blogs and websites with information about hearing aids and cochlear implants: What is a Cochlear Implant? – this website for teenagers has lots of info on cochlear implants

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