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*  Unilateral hearing loss
... (UHL) or single-sided deafness (SSD) is a type of hearing impairment where there is normal hearing in ... With speech and background noise presented at the same level, persons with unilateral deafness were found to hear only about 30 ... Popelka, G. (2010). "SoundBite Hearing System by Sonitus Medical: A New Approach to Single-Sided Deafness". Seminars in Hearing ... Welsh LW, Welsh JJ, Rosen LF, Dragonette JE (December 2004). "Functional impairments due to unilateral deafness". Ann. Otol. ...
*  Usher syndrome
The word syndrome means that multiple symptoms occur together, in this case, deafness and blindness. It occurs in roughly 1 ... Three years later, one of his students, Richard Liebreich, examined the population of Berlin for disease pattern of deafness ... His observations supplied the first proofs for the coupled transmission of blindness and deafness, since no isolated cases of ... Liebreich noted Usher syndrome to be recessive, since the cases of blind-deafness combinations occurred particularly in the ...
*  Prelingual deafness
This means that deafness, by itself, does not determine academic success or failure but rather interacts with many other ... Congenital hearing loss Deafness Deaf history Hearing impairment Language exposure for deaf children List of notable deaf ... Without auditory input, a person with prelingual deafness is forced to acquire speech visually through lip-reading. Acquiring ... Studies continue to show that children with prelingual deafness are able interact in society comfortably when implantation ...
*  Change deafness
... thus producing the change deafness phenomenon. Additional studies of change deafness have generated evidence in support of the ... Change deafness is a perceptual phenomenon that occurs when, under certain circumstances, a physical change in an auditory ... The phenomenon of change deafness is thought to be related to the interactions between high and low level processes that ... In both cases, inattention to the relevant segment of the auditory scene results in more occurrences of change-deafness, where ...
*  Cortical deafness
Verbal deafness and auditory agnosia are disorders of a selective, perceptive and associative nature whereas cortical deafness ... Cortical deafness is an auditory disorder where the patient is unable to hear sounds but has no apparent damage to the anatomy ... Cortical deafness is most often cause by stroke, but can also result from brain injury or birth defects. More specifically, a ... Patients with cortical deafness cannot hear any sounds, that is, they are not aware of sounds including non-speech, voices, and ...
*  Nonsyndromic deafness
DFNA: nonsyndromic deafness, autosomal dominant DFNB: nonsyndromic deafness, autosomal recessive DFNX: nonsyndromic deafness, X ... This type of deafness is not inherited from fathers. Late onset progressive deafness is the most common neurological disability ... Nonsyndromic deafness is hearing loss that is not associated with other signs and symptoms. In contrast, syndromic deafness ... Nonsyndromic deafness can occur at any age. Hearing loss that is present before a child learns to speak is classified as ...
*  Beat deafness
Tone deafness is a related, but distinct disorder from beat deafness. People with tone deafness can recognize beat and can move ... and researchers theorize that tone deafness can potentially be from any of these sections. Both beat deafness and tone deafness ... Those with beat deafness are also unable to dance in step to any type of music. Even people who do not dance well can at least ... Beat deafness is a newly discovered form of congenital amusia, in which people lack the ability to identify or "hear" the beat ...
*  Action Deafness
... , originally the Leicester & County Mission for the Deaf, is a British registered charity (charitable company ...
*  Models of deafness
... inapplicable to deafness when viewed from the cultural model of deafness. In contrast to the medical model of Deafness, the ... Schein J.; (1987). "The demography of deafness". In P.C. Higgins and J.E. Nash, Understanding Deafness Socially. Springfield, ... Various models of deafness are rooted in either the social or biological sciences. These are the medical (or infirmity) model, ... The view that deafness is a "disability" has economic consequences in political environments concerned with social welfare. It ...
*  Deafness Research UK
... (The Hearing Research Trust) is the leading national British medical research charity working in the field ... "Deafness Research UK (The Hearing Research Trust)". Useful contacts. Directgov. Archived from the original on 15 October 2012. ... It was founded as Defeating Deafness in 1985 by the late British Member of Parliament Jack Ashley and his wife Pauline. ... of deafness. Its main activities are medical research and education. ...
*  Post-lingual deafness
... is a deafness which develops after the acquisition of speech and language, usually after the age of six. ... Certain genetic conditions can also lead to post-lingual deafness. In contrast to genetic causes of pre-lingual deafness, which ... When the loss is due to heredity, total deafness is often the end result. On the one hand, persons who experience gradual ... Post-lingual hearing impairments are far less common than prelingual deafness. Typically, hearing loss is gradual, and often ...
*  Albinism-deafness syndrome
... (also known as "Woolf syndrome" and "Ziprkowski-Margolis syndrome") is a condition characterized by ... July 1990). "Genetic mapping of X-linked albinism-deafness syndrome (ADFN) to Xq26.3-q27.I". Am. J. Hum. Genet. 47 (1): 20-7. ... Zlotogora J (November 1995). "X-linked albinism-deafness syndrome and Waardenburg syndrome type II: a hypothesis". Am. J. Med. ... congenital neural deafness and a severe or extreme piebald-like phenotype with extensive areas of hypopigmentation. A locus at ...
*  Irish Army deafness claims
The army deafness claims were a series of personal injury claims taken from 1992 to 2002 against the Irish Department of ... Although the army deafness claims issue informed the debate on the State Claims Agency's establishment, initially the Early ... "New army deafness guidelines will save State millions". RTÉ.ie. 7 December 1999. Retrieved 2 September 2015. "Significant ... It was in 2005 that all outstanding army deafness claims were transferred to the State Claims Agency. This resulted in a ...
*  National Center on Deafness
In 1978 the center's name was changed to the National Center on Deafness, and plans were made for a building on the CSUN campus ... Center on Deafness administrators testified before the House and Senate Subcommittee on Handicapped. The California State ... In 1976 the Center on Deafness initiated a publication series: Selected Readings in the Integration of Deaf Students at CSUN, ... The facilities of the National Center on Deafness are located on the campus of California State University, Northridge, Los ...
*  Diabetes mellitus and deafness
... (DAD) or maternally inherited diabetes and deafness (MIDD) is a subtype of diabetes which is ... diabetes deafness Murphy R, Turnbull DM, Walker M, Hattersley AT "Clinical features, diagnosis and management of maternally ... Auditory findings in patients with maternally inherited diabetes and deafness harboring a point mutation in the mitochondrial ... inherited diabetes and deafness (MIDD) associated with the 3243A>G mitochondrial point mutation. " Diabet. Med. 2008, 25(4), ...
*  Keratitis-ichthyosis-deafness syndrome
... (also known as "Erythrokeratodermia progressiva Burns," "Ichthyosiform erythroderma, ... ISBN 0-7216-2921-0. "Hystrix-like ichthyosis with deafness". Genetics Home Reference. U.S. National Library of Medicine. ... and neurosensory deafness. It is caused by a mutation in connexin 26. Senter syndrome Ichthyosis hystrix List of cutaneous ... corneal involvement, and deafness," and "KID syndrome,") presents at birth/infancy and is characterized by pregressive corneal ...
*  Congenital sensorineural deafness in cats
Congenital sensorineural deafness occurs in domestic cats with a white coat. It is a congenital deafness caused by a ... Deafness can occur in white cats with yellow, green or blue irises, although it is mostly likely in white cats with blue irises ... In white cats with mixed-coloured eyes (odd-eyed cats), it has been found that deafness is more likely to affect the ear on the ... Heid, S; Hartmann, R; Klinke, R (January 1998). "A model for prelingual deafness, the congenitally deaf white cat-population ...
*  Hystrix-like ichthyosis-deafness syndrome
... (also known as "HID syndrome") is a cutaneous condition characterized by a ...
*  International Center on Deafness and the Arts
The Center on Deafness was founded in 1973 by Patricia Scherer, PhD. and became the International Center On Deafness and the ... Museum on Deafness at ICODA is a permanent exhibit on deafness and hearing loss. Best New Freedom Community Program, Northbrook ... International Center On Deafness and the Arts (ICODA) is a non-profit organization based in Northbrook, Illinois, USA. Patricia ... "International Center on Deafness & the Arts". Icodaarts.org. Retrieved 2009-04-23. page 143, "Cochlear Implants: The ...
*  National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), a member of the U.S. National Institutes of ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Animal: Mammals: Dogs: Conditions and Diseases: Deafness
From the LSU site, links to sources of information about deafness in dogs and cats. ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Animal: Mammals: Cats: Conditions and Diseases: Deafness
Congenital Deafness and Its Recognition Highly technical paper concerning congenital hearing loss in cats and dogs from a ... Deafness in Dogs and Cats Information about the condition, including an article describing the association of congenital ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Communication Disorders: Hearing: Deafness
This category is for informational sites related to deafness. ... Deafness Research UK: Genetics and Deafness Factsheet on the ... NIDCD: Sudden Deafness Factsheet about a rapid loss of hearing over the period of a few days which should be considered a ... About.com: Deafness Provides articles on a range of topics associated with hearing loss including daily life, sign language and ... WHO: Deafness and Hearing Impairment Factsheet on these conditions, their causes and prevention, and the social and economic ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Communication Disorders: Hearing: Deafness: Organizations
This site provides information on late-onset deafness as well as support available in your area. There is a national group ...