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Hearing impairment
Stephen O’Leary

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“The rhythms of life: conversation, the roll of the train, rain on the roof and the pulse of music. For most of us, these are taken for granted; sound is how we sense the world, how we interact with others. Sound adds colour to life, alerts us to opportunity or to threat, and evokes the romance or the danger in a motion picture. So much that is taken for granted. Can you imagine what life might be like without this fabric of our human experience? …”