Essays Tagged: "Deafness"

Medicinal Marijuana's Effect on the Treatment of Cancer and AIDS.

an and chlorambucil. These drugs are extraordinarily toxic and can cause side effects that include: deafness, kidney failure, uncontrolled bleeding and bruising, suppression of the immune system, dest ...

(6 pages) 56 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Lorenzo's Oil Movie Review.

rtunate fate of death, has also been known to bring forth muteness, blindness, comas, seizures, and deafness. With no known cure for ALD, or any possible way of escaping its final result (death), doct ...

(4 pages) 45 0 3.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Beethoven Paper, about his life and works.

o created beautiful pieces with an incredible disability. Despite an unhappy family setting and the deafness that struck soon after, the man appeared to rise from his misfortunes and follow his passio ... e produced mainly smaller pieces, songs and song arrangements. There are many reasons for this; his deafness by now was quite advanced (he had ceased giving public performances as a pianist) and this ...

(8 pages) 290 2 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Cholesteatoma

(4 pages) 25 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Communicating with Sign language

classroom. From corner to corner, the walls were decorated with clippings and posters pertaining to Deafness and American Sign Language. Pictures of signing hands hung from the bulletin boards. I knew ...

(2 pages) 65 1 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Another Beethoven

By October 1802 he had written the Heiligenstadt Testament confessing the certainty of his growing deafness, his consequent despair, and suicidal considerations. Yet, despite the personal tragedy cau ... the same time that Beethoven had exhausted the potentials of the high-Classic style, his increasing deafness landed him in a major cycle of depression, from which was to emerge his heroic period as ex ...

(6 pages) 46 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Edisons life

son ran an inventive establishment.He was the antithesis of the lone inventive genius, although his deafness enforced on him an isolation conducive to conception. His lack of managerial ability was, i ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.4 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Summary of the Play (on Film) "Children of a Lesser God"

ot have been more wrong.In this opening speech, James appears to establish silence, and by extensiondeafness, as "bad," and speech and sound (and hearing) as "good." This is the distinctionwhich most ... r teachers, but chose as an adult to reject this explanation andestablish a definition of her own: "Deafness [is] a silence full of sounds ... the sound ofspring breaking up through the death of winte ...

(4 pages) 20 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Hello Joe

e water reached the inside of his ear, and there was a stemming from rheumatic inflammation center. Deafness did not affect his ability to compose, but to teach and perform. In his despair, he wrote a ...

(2 pages) 303 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Print Cloning: Cloning and it's technology are necessary and should be continued...

s such as Down's Syndrome, miscarriages, and genetically induced sensory diseases like blindness or deafness (Chellam, 1999, 1 October). Parents worried about their child being born deformed can be re ...

(5 pages) 14 0 3.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

The blind and deaf

Blindness and deafness is a problem that plagues millions of people everywhere. Both of these disabilities can be ... ed and coped with. For some degree of these dysfunctions there is a way to reverse the blindness or deafness, but in most cases the effects are permanent Blindness is the total or partial inability to ... tion and training a person who is blind can overcome their defect and lead a completely normal life.Deafness can be divided into two categories, complete deafness and hearing impaired. Those who are h ...

(5 pages) 28 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Beethoven 3

it Baden and elsewhere for the sake of his general health or in his attempts to find a cure for his deafness. In Vienna his success as a composer centred around performances in friends houses or in th ...

(8 pages) 23 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Helen Keller V Malcom X

nd Malcolm X had hurdles in their lives to overcome in order to obtain an education. While Keller's deafness and blindness may seem to be a more difficult obstacle to overcome; being in prison, having ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Beethoven: Symphony No.9 "Ode to Joy"

t.By nature, Beethoven was impatient, impulsive, unreasonable and intolerant. Many believe that his deafness played a major role in his unpleasant mannerisms. Beethoven began to loose his hearing arou ... ld see the crowd’s response, he was so moved that he wept.Also as a result of Beethoven’s deafness, he and his friends would keep conversation books in order to communicate. Today they provi ...

(3 pages) 33 1 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

The Future World

tists working on finding cures for sickness. In the future we may have cures for cancer, blindness, deafness and a whole lot more. You could get injections as a child and be able to prevent getting su ...

(2 pages) 14 0 1.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Cultural Competency Assessment of a Community-Based Program

illness, cerebral palsy, mobility impairments, autism, traumatic head injury, sensory impairments, deafness, and epilepsy. WORK, Inc. helps people define their employment objectives and assists them ... upport to support the cultural competence training needs of the agency. For example, in the area of deafness, most of the staff is fluent in American Sign Language and other visual communication modal ...

(11 pages) 124 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Usher Syndrome. What Causes It. How It Happens

, rp-dysacusis syndrome and dystrophia retinae dysacusis syndrome.This syndrome is characterized by deafness and a gradual vision loss. Hearing loss is caused by a defective inner ear, while vision lo ...

(3 pages) 27 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

How Digital Aids Helping Hard of Hearing

y, a digital hearing aid is invented, but what is a digital hearing aids? The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) state that digital hearing aids can help a person ... 13 fromhttp://www.nal.gov.au/hearing-devices_tab_assistive-listening.shtmlThe National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD).(15 Apri, 2013). Hearing aid. Retrieved 24 Novemb ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jan/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health