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What does it mean to be Deaf?. What is deafness?. Not being able to hear well. What is deafness?. Not being able to hear well May not be able to hear some sounds nearby. What is deafness?. Not being able to hear well May not be able to hear some sounds nearby Teachers talking

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what is deafness
What is deafness?
  • Not being able to hear well
what is deafness3
What is deafness?
  • Not being able to hear well
  • May not be able to hear some sounds nearby
what is deafness4
What is deafness?
  • Not being able to hear well
  • May not be able to hear some sounds nearby
    • Teachers talking
    • Friends laughing
    • The school bell
what is deafness5
What is deafness?
  • Some children are born deaf
what is deafness6
What is deafness?
  • Some children are born deaf
  • Others become deaf through illness
ways of communicating8
Ways of communicating
  • Using our senses
ways of communicating9
Ways of communicating
  • Using our senses

Smell

Taste

Sight

Touch

ways of communicating10
Ways of communicating
  • Using our senses
  • Hearing aids
ways of communicating11
Ways of communicating
  • Using our senses
  • Hearing aids
  • Sign Language
ways of communicating12
Ways of communicating
  • Using our senses
  • Hearing aids
  • Sign Language
    • Finger spelling
    • Lip reading
hearing aids
Hearing Aids
  • Amplify, or make sounds louder
hearing aids14
Hearing Aids
  • Amplify, or make sounds louder
  • Make sounds easier to hear
sign language
Sign Language
  • British Sign Language
sign language16
Sign Language
  • British Sign Language
  • Two handed gestures
sign language17
Sign Language
  • British Sign Language
  • Two handed gestures
  • Facial expressions
sign language18
Sign Language
  • British Sign Language
  • Two handed gestures
  • Facial expressions
  • Body language
what would you do20
What would you do?
  • If the telephone rang?
what would you do21
What would you do?
  • If the telephone rang?
    • Have a telephone with a flashing light
what would you do22
What would you do?
  • If the doorbell rang?
what would you do23
What would you do?
  • If the doorbell rang?
    • Have the doorbell connected up to the lights in the house
what would you do24
What would you do?
  • To watch television?
what would you do25
What would you do?
  • To watch television?
    • Use subtitles
    • Teletext page 888

Hello

communication tips
Communication Tips
  • Get the person’s attention
    • Tap their shoulder
    • Face the person
communication tips27
Communication Tips
  • Get the person’s attention
    • Tap their shoulder
    • Face the person
  • Speak clearly and talk normally
communication tips28
Communication Tips
  • Get the person’s attention
    • Tap their shoulder
    • Face the person
  • Speak clearly and talk normally
  • Don’t shout
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