Physical disabilities like deafness, besides not being able to hear, especially difficult. Information about deaf people for deaf and hearing people. Because people often are visual and they often can not see anything to a deaf person, the handicap is not always noticed. If this is observed then one sometimes is crazy ?? for ?? worn, as it is spoken in poor language, lip-reading did not work and they do not know what was said, etc. If anyone is to have people quickly tend to go against that person talk.
There are several causes for deafness, such as the hereditary factor, meningitis, viral infection, rubella during pregnancy, accidents and noise.
Deaf from birth
With a nice word it is called prelingual deaf and concerns the group so from birth is deaf or become deaf shortly thereafter. Learning to speak and lip-reading is heavy and takes a lot of energy. But to get along in society, it is almost a must. Perhaps because of that you see deaf more than average for people with a disability, which they draw to each other. Sign language and finger spelling they are taught since childhood and communicates to them as a voice for the hearing.
Dovenschap is an organization that stands up for the prelingual deaf. One hears the same opportunities in life to get and the quality of life. It seeks recognition for the Dutch Sign Language, and thus to recognize the Dutch Deaf community.
The special website Dovenschap.nl continues here on in.
Plots- and let the deaf
Or a nice word postlinguaal by. These are the group that has become deaf later in life, in a very short time or gradually be getting worse hear. As an adolescent or adult, and the process of language processing has been completed. One is not accustomed than hearing people around him. This group may be best feet forward to learning lip.
The impact of the sudden deafness is enormous. Life with work, education, family friends, etc. pursuits is suddenly under pressure by an event like this. The foundation suddenly deaf or Dutch Centre for Plots- and allow deaf people can play a role, can answer questions, etc. Furthermore, it promotes research into sudden and late deafness and educates.
But whatever is done and how good and necessary it is busy, life in silence continues to live in silence.
Full life, but in silence