Cochlea Essays

The Difference Between Abigail Williams and Elizabeth Proctor

A cochlear implant is a device that provides partial hearing to the deaf. To get the device, surgery must be performed to implant it in the inner ear. The device does not make sound louder or easier to understand, it just directly arouses the hearing nerve so that the deaf and hard-of-hearing people can admit sound. Cochlear implants are not detrimental to the Deaf Culture for three reasons. It is a huge life changer and opportunity giver, the Deaf Culture/community…

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In Surdam Memoriam_ Karl Jaekel

As I read in surdam memoriam: Karl Jaekel, it showed me how society during the 1800’s throughout the 1900’s had a very negative view on Deaf people and sign language. Hard of hearing and or deaf-mute people used to be considered as a lower class. For a family to assume that a deaf child became “Deaf and dumb” by accident was not uncommon. American parents of that day were much more comfortable admitting to congenital than to adventitious deafness in…

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