The partial or total inability of a person to hear sound unaided-focuses purely on the medical aspects of deafness and ranges from mild to profound. Using the lower case “d” refers to deaf people in general or the condition of deafness.
Hard of Hearing (hh)
People who have substantial but not complete hearing loss. They rely mostly on assistive technologies, lip-reading, or other strategies to interact with others effectively. They comprise over 90% of all people with hearing loss.
Deaf Ministry leaders are available to make presentations to local church groups. Email Beverly Maulden, director.