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Understanding the Ear

To understand the types and causes of hearing loss, it is helpful to understand the basic components of the ear. The ear is divided into three main parts: the outer ear, the middle ear, and the inner ear.

Understanding the Ear

 

Tips for Communicating with Deaf or Hard of Hearing (DHH)

The following tips will allow a person with hearing loss to effectively use what hearing they have and use visual cues to receive as much information as possible. People with hearing loss often rely on visual cues for information. Some people have difficulty knowing where a sound is coming from. Others hear sounds, but may not be able to recognize the words that were spoken. All of these tips are easy to do, but may require a conscious effort at first.

Tips for Communicating

 

 


Contacts:

Connie Martin
Coordinator of Deaf Ministry,
Special Needs Services

817-945-9381
817-591-0186 (VP)

Skype: cmartin-deafministry

Deacon Don Warner
Director of Chaplaincy
817-945-9380

 

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