How does a cochlear implant enable the deaf to hear?

How does a cochlear implant enable the deaf to hear?

Today, cochlear implantation is considered one of the most effective methods of rehabilitation of deaf children. Cochlear implantation is a surgical operation, a type of hearing replacement. But, unlike a conventional hearing aid, which only amplifies sounds, a cochlear implant allows completely deaf people to hear and understand speech. It replaces damaged auditory receptors and…

Exploring Hearing Privilege
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Exploring Hearing Privilege

In her 2008 Masters thesis, Tiffany Tuccoli states: “…hearing privileges are advantages or entitlements that are enjoyed by people who can hear which are denied to those who are Deaf. These advantages give hearing people power and authority to decide how society should be designed (p. 23).” In exploring this further we have drafted an introduction…