By David G. Myers
How do humans do something about listening to loss? during this research, David Myers, who has himself suffered slow listening to loss, explores the issues confronted by way of the tough of listening to at domestic and at paintings and gives details at the new know-how and surgeries on hand.
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She doesn’t fathom his experience. But does he grasp her experience of hearing? If he did, would he still feel no wish to hear? At least this much can be said: there is a growing consensus that native signers are not linguistically disabled. “It is quite natural,” wrote Gertrude Stein. ” Gallaudet College linguist William Stokoe confirmed the naturalness of visual language in his groundbreaking book Sign Language Structure (1960), which showed that Sign is a complete language with its own grammar, syntax, and semantics.
But everyone else heard. ” At home afterward, Carol argued that there is a point to continuing to attend such public events, not only to offer a supportive witness, but also to share in community worship, as Mother has done even throughout her years of utter deafness. Still, remembering how off-key her singing became as she lost her ear for music, I sing softly. The “Disability” Label 26 MARCH 1992 As I wear “it” more and more—to church education classes and fellowship groups, to talks I attend or give— the self-consciousness-inducing head-in-the-bucket effect is lessening.
The scenes that followed were poignant. A young woman, feeling terribly self-conscious about her supposedly disfigured face, would be talking with another woman, who saw no such disfigurement and knew nothing of what had gone on before. All of us who have ever felt similarly self-conscious, perhaps over acne or “awfullooking” hair—or a disability such as a hearing impairment—can sympathize. Compared with women who were led to believe that their conversational partners merely thought they had an allergy, the “disfigured” women became acutely sensitive to how their partners were looking at them.
A Quiet World: Living with Hearing Loss by David G. Myers