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Breaking Down the Sound Barrier

Author: Infobase,; Cable News Network.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : CNN, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [2015] 2019. ©2015
Series: Vital signs (Television program : Cable News Network)
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
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When Derrick Coleman was growing up, kids called him "Four Ears." He couldn't hide his bulky hearing aids, and he could not hear without them. So he drowned out the bullies and focused on the one thing he felt leveled the playing field: football. Colemanbecame a Super Bowl champion with the Seattle Seahawks. Vital Signs explore the most common sensory disorder, hearing loss, which affects 360 million people  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; Cable News Network.
OCLC Number: 1105718258
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by CNN, 2015.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on May 22, 2019.
Target Audience: 9 - 12, Academic/AP
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (23 min., 21 sec)) : sound, color.
Contents: Legally Deaf NFL Player (8:26); Development of Language in Infants (6:06); Auditory Brainstem Implants (8:27);
Series Title: Vital signs (Television program : Cable News Network)
Responsibility: CNN.

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When Derrick Coleman was growing up, kids called him "Four Ears." He couldn't hide his bulky hearing aids, and he could not hear without them. So he drowned out the bullies and focused on the one thing he felt leveled the playing field: football. Colemanbecame a Super Bowl champion with the Seattle Seahawks. Vital Signs explore the most common sensory disorder, hearing loss, which affects 360 million people worldwide. From revolutionary research about the brain's relationship with sign language, to the next generation of hearing implants for children, see how people around the world are breaking down the sound barrier.

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