What would you like to do?

Can all deaf people hear if they use hearing aid?

already exists.

Would you like to merge this question into it?

already exists as an alternate of this question.

Would you like to make it the primary and merge this question into it?

exists and is an alternate of .

One of the important findings of the last two decades was that there are critical periods in the development of the nervous system for the sensory cortex such that kittens that have their eyes sutured closed will not develop normal vision. A similar critical window also exists for people born deaf. If they are never exposed to normal speech by an early age, then even with a hearing aid they will be unable to comprehend speech.

However, if the deafness is caught at an early age, one can have a cochlear implant surgery done, which enables to hear, adding a lot of speech therapy, a child can reach 100% speech development.
4 people found this useful
Thanks for the feedback!

Can deaf people hear themselves think?

Yes. You do not use your ears to 'hear' yourself think. Playing a song in your head does not create vibrations that send a message from your ear to brain.

Can deaf people hear voices?

  Some can....deafness is all relative,...how deaf is a specific person. I have a profund hearing loss but I still hear voices and understand speech with the use of hearin

Do deaf schizophrenic people hear voices?

  If the person was born totally deaf, then no, they would not hear voices, because they would have no concept of what a voice sounds like. They would exhibit other sympto

Do deaf skitsafrinic people hear voices?

quote: "Technicaly yes, But its in there mind ..Not actually coming from the out side world itself **If they were born deaf and don't know what words sound like, they would "

Do deaf people hear in their dreams?

If they are born Deaf, they would have no way to incorporate hearing speech into their dreams. Most of the Deaf I've asked say they see themselves and others signing to each o

What did people use before the hearing aid was invented?

They had an ear trumpet, which was like a trumpet or a horn, and they fitted the small end into the ear. This had the effect of trapping more of the sound to help them hear. Y

Do hearing aids help deaf hear?

If the person is 100% deaf, the hearing aid will not help him. However, if the deafness is caught at an early age, one can have a cochlear implant surgery done, which enables

When do people typically use a hearing aid?

When a person has experienced enough hearing loss that it requires enhancement of sound technology such a a hearing aid. Hearing aids can be used at any age. Many people are b

How do deaf people hear fire alarms?

There are specially designed fire alarms that may cover a wider range of sound for those with impaired hearing, but modern commercial fire alarms are also required to have vis