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HOPE School prepares local hearing impaired students for the hearing world


There has been a growing habit among travelers of checking for any fussy infants before boarding a flight, or overhearing a conversation of someone talking loudly on a cell phone in line for coffee. These scenarios are often viewed as annoyances and nothing more.

Often people don’t acknowledge the ability of hearing as ability at all. It is an ingrained natural skill over 80 percent of the American population take for granted, according to the Center of Hearing and Communication in New York.

Of the roughly 38 million Americans who suffer from deafness or severe hearing loss, three millio...

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