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Deafness and the deaf in the United States

Harry Best

Deafness and the deaf in the United States

considered primarily in relation to those sometimes more or less erroneously known as "deaf-mutes,"

by Harry Best

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Published by The Macmillan Company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Deaf,
  • Deaf -- Education,
  • Deaf -- Institutional care

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Harry Best.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV2545 .B42 1943
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 675 p. incl. illus., tables.
    Number of Pages675
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6456604M
    LC Control Number43017957
    OCLC/WorldCa1124183

    the average deaf person with a decade of practice was no better at lip-reading than a hearing person picked off the street. Unsurprisingly, the deaf score poorly on tests of English skills. The average deaf sixteen-year-old reads at the level of a hearing eight-year-old. When deaf students eventually leave school, three in four are unable to read aFile Size: 35KB.   Illinois - The International Center on Deafness and the Arts in Northbrook, Illinois include the CenterLight Theatre, and the Story&Sign Touring Theatre. New York - The New York Deaf Theatre website states they are the third oldest deaf theatre group in .

      Each year in the United States, more t babies are born with a hearing loss; often, the cause is unknown (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ). Profound deafness occurs in children; in at least 50% of these cases, the cause is genetic (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, n.d.).   Huey Lewis on Going Deaf, Overcoming Dark Thoughts—And His (Final?) New Album The ’80s pop sensation talks about trauma and hope in a new interview: “I was suicidal.

    The table below shows the relationship the eye color of the dog’s parents and the rate of deafness in their offspring based on data taken from Dalmatians in the United States. Deafness on Martha’s Vineyard, phenomenon in which a disproportionate percentage of the population living on Martha’s Vineyard, an island off the southeastern coast of Massachusetts, U.S., was affected by a hereditary form of overall rate of Vineyard deafness peaked in the 19th century at an estimated 1 in every islanders, which far exceeded the rate of .


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