Some myths regarding speech and hearing impairment

Mention some of the myths of speech and hearing impairment

  1. All hearing-impaired people can use sign language and do lip reading. – no, hearing impairment can range from mild to severe. Sign language differs from place to place and there are people who cannot do lip reading.
  2. Talking loud will solve the problem. – Although talking loud will be a good option, clear and precise communication is the key.
  3. Hearing aid or ear implant will restore normal hearing. – all these technologies are applied to enhance the hearing ability.