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Sound or Silence

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Examines the innovation of the cochlear implant and the debate it has caused in the Deaf community, especially the issue of parents implanting their children. Explains their function, how they are used, and surgical procedures necessary to insert them. Presents case studies of their successful implantation. Includes interviews with the president of Gallaudet University and the director of the Deafness Research Foundation. NOTE: Contains actual surgical procedures.

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