Deaf studies include the scientific study of the deaf people, their culture and the sign language. Deaf studies comprise a research oriented study of the deaf related aspects of an individual. It is concerned with the study of the social life of deaf individuals and human groups. Deafness can occur due to frequent ear infections and or sensory impairments. During language acquisition a consistent trouble with hearing may lead to spoken language problems too. Frequent ear infections in children may slowly develop problems in pronouncing the words correctly. These disorders can also occur with people who use sign language. It should be noted that inability to hear is not in itself a communication disorder. Deafness significantly interferes with an individuals ability and or quality of life. Therefore one may find it important to know an operational assessment or finding a diagnosis for the deafness. Online Journals are scholarly and peer reviewed journals. The journals provide forum and motivates scientists, researchers, academics, engineers, and practitioners in all aspects to share their professional and academic knowledge in the fields computing, engineering, humanities, economics, social sciences, management, medical science, and related disciplines. Online Journals also aims to reach a large number of readers worldwide with original and current research work completed on the vital issues of the above important disciplines. The journals permit all readers to read, view, download and print the full-text of all published articles without any subscription or restrictions.
Last date updated on July, 2014