How do I mange post-lingual deafness on a daily basis?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Daily management of post-lingual deafness requires making adjustments to the way you live. There are many products that can make life easier for a person who has post-lingual deafness. There are special telephones, doorbells, and closed-captioning on televisions. Therapy and classes teaching sign language and speech reading are ways to transition from your previous auditory based life to one in which you become more reliant upon visual cues.

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