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How can a Speech Language Therapist Help my Child with Hearing Loss?

The role of the speech language therapist is to facilitate communication and teach strategies for the child to acquire language including both comprehension and expression. Another task is to improve speech abilities for effective communication to take place. In fact speech therapists world-wide … Continue reading

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Behind Closed Doors

The other day, I had an appointment at hospital with the medical board. They were doing some interviews of people with disability, so there were many other people who had this appointment. I spoke to the receptionist to confirm my arrival, … Continue reading

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Deaf People Can Do Anything Apart From Hear!

Everyday, we hear about “Equal Opportunities” or “Equal Rights” for all. Yet many individuals with a disability, including the deaf, still face indirect discrimination, especially when they are looking for employment. Deaf individuals are capable of doing anything. They can … Continue reading

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Invisible disability

Many deaf individuals do not perceive themselves as being disabled. Yet deafness is considered a disability within the context of our society. A disability is “a physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on his or … Continue reading

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