A loss of sight without apparent organic pathology.
A partial or total loss of sight without pathology of the eye; caused by disease of the optic nerve or retina or brain.
A visual defect in which objects appear to have a yellowish hue.
Cochlear implants, Hearing aids, Instant messaging, Speech recognition, TTY’s or TDD’s - computer devices.
Earphones, iPod's or sign language interpreters.
Guide dog, speech pathologist or none of the above.
Use imagery and give thorough visual explanations of dental health education and oral health instruction so the client can understand.
Pay attention to their body language to gauge their comfort and comprehension level.
If you know sign language, communicate directly to the client in this way; if the client has brought an interpreter, communicate by talking to both individuals, don’t be discouraged when the client is looking at the interpreter and not at you
Explain what you are doing before you do it: for example, let the client hear the slow speed before it is suddenly in their mouth; tell the client you are going to feel their face and neck before doing so.
Show enthusiasm in your face and body language, as you would show in your voice: use gestures, eye contact and facial expressions.
All of the above.