Deafness has varying definitions in cultural and medical contexts. In medical contexts, the meaning of deafness is hearing loss that precludes a person from understanding spoken language, an audiological condition. In this context it is written with a lower case d. It later came to be used in a cultural context to refer to those who primarily communicate through sign language regardless of hearing ability, often capitalized as Deaf and referred to as "big D Deaf" in speech and sign. The two definitions overlap but are not identical, as hearing loss includes cases that are not severe enough to impact …



CASE: Centre for the Analysis of Social Exclusion · 13 November 2023

The use of the ONS statistical data in this work does not imply the endorsement of the ONS in relation to the interpretation or analysis of the statistical data. [...] …

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Brookings Institution · 28 October 2023 English

President Joe Biden has been a strong supporter of Israel throughout his long political career. Yet it has been stunning to watch his seeming tolerance of the calamity that has …

stop at religions.” Wishful thinking and tone deafness A U.S. strategy hoping that Palestinians and other

TCF: The Century Foundation · 25 October 2023 English

It’s hard to find anyone these days who is happy with the health care system. But for physicians, it’s much deeper than unhappiness—it is about burnout.Physician burnout has been on …

for my patients…. The disability I know best is deafness. The profession I know best is medicine. So I

NBER: National Bureau of Economic Research · 12 October 2023 English

In theory, there are several reasons why physician organizational form might affect the price, quantity, and quality of physician services. In this paper, we examine the effect of three aspects …

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Saskatchewan School Boards Association · 25 September 2023 English

The Saskatchewan Employment Act requires the employer to modify or reassign duties based on medical restrictions if, due to those restrictions, the employee cannot perform parts or all of their …

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FYSB: Family & Youth Services Bureau · 7 September 2023 English

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intellectual disabilities, hearing impairments (including deafness), speech or language impairments, visual impairments

CIHI: Canadian Institute for Health Information · 24 August 2023 English

​​This document provides an overview of CIHI’s Population Grouping Methodology and its clinical and predictive outputs.

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BIT: The Behavioural Insights Team · 2 August 2023 English

Introduction 2.1 Background and aims of the project In the UK, 22% of people are disabled.3 Meanwhile negative attitudes towards disabled people are common with only 12% of the general …

worthwhile talking about how they would manage her deafness. Factual The co-design workshop participants We

COSSA: Consortium of Social Science Associations · 1 August 2023 English


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Newlines Institute for Strategy and Policy · 25 July 2023 English

As so noted previously, this report applies the Genocide Convention as the primary source of law, applicable to the instant case and as interpreted by the Vienna Convention on the …

other Ukrainians have warfare-related blindness, deafness, severe burns, and other lifelong injuries.183

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