Why are people born deaf?

Answer Congenital deafness is a term used to describe the condition of infants born without the ability to hear. Potential causes for this condition include both genetic factors and non-genetic factors su... Read More »

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How do people who are born deaf as in not hearing learn sign language?

I'm not deaf, but I work at a school in Mexico teaching sign language. Most of my students were born deaf, or lost their hearing at a very young age. The way we teach them here is by starting with ... Read More »

Are babies born deaf?

No, human babies can even hear some sounds in the womb.

Are puppies deaf when born?

Puppies are blind and deaf when they are born (whelped). They also cannot move around very well and cannot retain body heat well. Puppies are usually whelped 62 to 64 days after breeding.VoicePupp... Read More »

Are puppies born blind&deaf?

Puppies are not fully developed at birth and are completely dependent on their mother for survival. Their eyelids are tightly shut, and their ear canals are closed as protection for their still-dev... Read More »