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Though no amount of deficiency is acceptable at any level because a deficiency means the limitation of the living being which makes a deficient person different from others, yet the deficiency of speaking abilities is the least harm which can be tackled with more efficient ways. A life can be lived up to its hilt when all the normal functions of the body are able to perform normally. When a child is born, he is unable to express his feeling. At that time he can only interact with the world and his surroundings with the help of sound and sight. If a child is born deaf, it would be a serious thing as he could not respond to the sound of his surroundings. An aurally defiant child becomes diffident and uncommunicative with the other normal children of her age. At the same time, this type of aurally challenged child feels comfortable in the company of the others of his own type as the can come over with the problem of the communication because every one can communicate in the common sign language with one another.
It is stated that the hearing deficiency could be passed on to a child from the genes or it may be caused by any malformation of the part inside the ear either by any disease or measles etc. or because of any injury. That is why whenever there is a slightest suspicion of such type of the problem; the concerned child should be taken immediately to the doctor. There are certain symptoms which ring the danger bell and it should not be taken lightly. These are – when the child does not respond frequently to the calls and not giving the continuous attention when he is addressed to, the visible delay in his speaking and the last one is his not performing better in the class despite having an intelligent mind.
Who is not interested in taking care of their child and specially when he or she is suffering from such type of deficiency, so there certain ways and means to tackle these problem and these are as such The efficiency of hearing of these children can be enhanced with the help of hearing aid as there are many such devices that are available in the market and after consultation with the doctor, it can be applied to the concerned child. Besides a totally deaf child could be trained in the sign language and the lip reading training can also be imparted to him. A totally deaf child can understand with help of the pressure and touch of the senses. Though an aurally challenged child feels it difficult to participate in conversation as due to hearing deficiency, he is unable to pick up the languages, but the matter of happiness is that the extra attention he pays to learning and in the training process makes him naturally digest the knowledge. In this way he can participate in all the normal activities of the class as well as the school. The most common thing is that a child has the tendency of intermingling with the children of his own type i.e. deaf children but it is to be required that he should be given more opportunity of playing with or interacting with the normal children. This way he will try to develop communication with normal people and the other children should be persuaded to use the sign language when having communication with him.
It is the love, affection , trust and the sense of pleasure in the deeds of aurally challenged child that only a parent can feel and being a parent with all your support , you can transform your child from a lesser mortal to wonderful human being whom the family as well as the society would one day, be proud of.