What is listening?
Listening is one of the five human senses. Listening is the sensation of human voice.
So what exactly is it? One of the things we always hear around us is the environment, such as cars horn sound, songs, equipment sounds and at last speech of human being. That sound travels through the ears to our brain and we understand its meaning. Someone called you about that, the bell of the mobile rang, the horn of the car. This whole process is called listening.
What is the purpose of listening?
-> This process helps you understand things, the meaning of what you say, and helps you communicate.
-> Can prevent from dangerous situations.
-> Helps in verbal communication.
How do I know about the hearing level?
Visit to nearest Audiologist and Speech Language Pathologist to do hearing test i.e. Audiometry test.
A person who has a louder voice than a match, or who has to speak louder to speak to these people. Such people should immediately check their hearing and take measures as prescribed by the doctor.
Babies born at high risk. Such parents should check their children’s hearing immediately. This will allow you to prevent them from becoming deaf mute. Because such children may have congenital deafness and if treated in time, we can give them a better future. They can also communicate with you in speaking like us.
What are the effects of deafness?
Deafness is mainly have 1. Children 2. adult have different effects in this.
1) Speech and language development in children is disrupted.
2) They can be very stubborn and irritable.
3) Speech not clear.
4) Adults have to talk with an adult, so the speaker gets irritated and the listener also gets irritated.
5) Slowly they become angry.
6) Destroyed sleep (due to cont. whistling sound in the ears).
How to identify hearing loss?
–> If the person need two to three repetition to understand speech.
–> Louder sound required to talk to person.
–> Child not responds to loud noise, sounds.
–> Baby child may not be able to hear a loud noise (even a cooker’s whistle, blow)
** So you should check your hearing immediately.**
Who should check your hearing?
A doctor who examines hearing is called an audiologist.
An audiologist is a degree holder or post graduate in the field of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology.
Or PhD holder in the subject. He is also a Registered Professional in Rehabilitation Council of India.
He is also a member of INDIAN SPEECH AND HEARING ASSOCIATION or STATE AUDIOLOGY AND SPEECH LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION.
Remember that if you need proper advice on hearing loss, you should have your hearing checked by a REGISTERED PROFESSIONAL AUDIOLOGIST AND SPEECH PATHOLOGIST.
It is very important to listen to you and be careful not to be deceived.
Registered audiologists are on our website. Get information about your nearest audiologist today.
(Article source: Internet)