When looking at people using hearing devices (hearing aids and cochlear implants), don’t assume that they can hear and understand everything. It’s not like wearing eyeglasses that gives you 20/20 vision – even eyeglasses are not beneficial to people who are blind or have some severe eye sight problems.
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It is a very scary experience for any parent not familiar with hearing loss to find out that their child is deaf or deafened. Over 90% of deaf children are born to hearing parents. It is natural for hearing parents to want their kids to be like them and share their language. Their first thought would be to have their hearing fixed.