Can the deaf not hear at all?

Some deafs cannot hear anything at all, however this is not always the case.  There are plenty of deaf people that have residual hearing.  There’s a range from mild deafness to profound deafness.  Profoundly deaf means they don’t hear anything whereas a mild deaf is able to get by fairly well with lip reading and hearing aids.  Many times those with residual hearing as a mild deaf will also be so accustomed to their hearing loss that they can translate what they can catch audibly into actual language, which isn’t very accurate.

Needless to say there’s a misconception of the deaf that all deaf are profoundly deaf similarly they may believe all blind people see absolutely nothing.  Which both are not the case, it can be, but doesn’t absolutely mean that.

Just wanting to let that out.

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