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    Members of the Deaf Culture view hearing loss, not as a disability, but as a common characteristic among their members. Most members of the Deaf Culture believe students with hearing loss should be taught at special day and residential schools with other students with hearing loss. What are the advantages and disadvantages of having children with hearing loss included with kids who hear normally?

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    There are several pros of having children with hearing loss included with kids who hear normally. Think of real life. Deaf individuals are not secluded from hearing individuals. There is not a "deaf line" at McDonalds. People do not wear a sign on their shirt that says "I am deaf". Deaf individuals will be treated like everyone else and accommodations ...

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    This solution highlights the advantages and disadvantage of having children with hearing loss included with children who can hear as opposed to going to special schools for deaf children.

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