Hearing Impaired means the people which are unable to listen/hear, or which are partially or Completely Deaf. In India about 6.3% of People are affected by the hearing problem. People who are Suffering with the problem of deafness faces many problems in life, as it is clear from one Survey that about 90% of the disabled people are unemployed. Mostly the disabled people suffer from double hearing problem such as Diplacusis and are unable to pass the 6-7 Standard and hardly someone manage to pass the 10th standard. This is because of the reason that in India there are no such Devices, technology and treatment which can help the disabled people so that they can be same as the normal people. This is the problem because of which till now the population of disabled people in India is not decreasing.
However if we talk about all over the world about 5% of the world’s population is Suffering from the Hearing problem. Among which USA, Canada, Mexico, Argentina are the top Countries in which the population of deaf people is highest.
Gifts for Hearing Impaired-
As there is rise in the technology in each and every field, Number of Devices are made which help the deaf people to hear properly. These Devices can be presented to them as a gift . Here is the list of Best Devices which can be Gifted to the deaf people.
- Headphones and Earbuds : Headphones and earbuds are the great gifts for the people who are suffering with the problem of hearing loss. These two devices are designed so that the deaf people can easily listen what other people are saying. These are tech devices which can be connected to Mobile Phones and helps the deaf people to attend the phone calls . These devices can be connected to the mobile phones via Bluetooth, or through the wired connection.
These devices enhance the quality of sound as they send the sound directly to the ear by which one can listen the message without the External Noise. However these devices are costly but they can help a lot someone with the hearing loss.
- TV Headphones : TV headphones combats the problem of hearing the sound from the television. As it is the biggest problem that the hearing impaired people are not able to watch the television. These Headphones are connected with the television with the Bluetooth so that they can transmit the signal from the television to the headphones .
- Vibrating Alarm Clock : One of the main problem with the hearing impaired people is that they cannot use the alarm clock to wake up early in the morning as the sound produced by the clock does not effect them. This is the biggest problem in the life of the hearing impaired people as everyone wants to be on time . This problem can be overcome by using the hearing aid like earbuds , but it is difficult to sleep with such devices .
There are some devices discovered which act as alarm clock for the deaf people and these devices are called as the alarm clock for the deaf people. These Devices generally produces a kind of vibration instead of producing sound . Light of high pulse can also be used and this is called as light up clock.
- WiFi Digital Doorbell : This is the kind of Device which is used as a doorbell. As the deaf people are unable to listen the doorbell if it is the simple door bell , but the digital doorbell means that whenever the bell is ring a notification or alert is send to the mobile which can easily notify the person. it is the device which is used to alert the people which are hearing impaired.
- Smart Jewelry : This is the device or a kind of jewelry which the hearing impaired people use to wear . This is high technology devices which helps to notify the phone calls . as whenever any notification comes in the phone the jewelry notifies the people by initiating a flashlight or vibrating. This is the Fashionable gift which also helps the hearing impaired people.
- Holidays : This is not a physical gift , this is a special gift which indicates that you care for the people who are hearing impaired. You can spend time with them , make them feel better.
- Games for Hearing Impaired Children : Games for Hearing impaired children would be the best gifts to them. There are many games which does not require the hearing means a hearing impaired children can also play them.Some of the Common Popular Games for hearing Impaired Children are as follows :-
- Marbles Catchoo 3.0 .
- Koosh Ball 3-inch.
- Magnetic Alphatab.
- Mini Squigz.
- Apps : Apps like decibel meter apps are also one of the best gifts to the hearing impaired children . There are many apps which help the children to learn new things . as apps did not require the capability of hearing , we only need to see the app and use the app Accordingly.
- Sound Amplifier : Sound Amplifier is a device which is use to amplifies the signal. it would be difficult to afford the hearing aid devices as they are very expensive , so one can get the Sound Amplifier often called as Personal Sound Amplifier. This Device Consist of Transmitter, Receiver, Microphone etc. This device is cheaper than the other hearing aid devices and also smaller in size means it can be afford Easily.