Electronic waste, or e-waste, is a growing problem in today's society. With the rapid advancement of technology and the constant release of new electronic devices, more and more old electronics are being discarded and ending up in landfills. This not only creates an environmental problem, but it also has serious economic and social consequences.
One of the main environmental issues with e-waste is that many electronic devices contain hazardous materials such as lead, mercury, and cadmium. These toxic substances can leach into the soil and water, contaminating the environment and posing a risk to human health. In addition, the manufacturing of electronic devices requires a significant amount of energy, which contributes to climate change. When these devices are disposed of in landfills, they release greenhouse gases as they break down, further exacerbating the problem.
E-waste also has serious economic consequences. Many electronic devices contain valuable materials such as gold, silver, and copper that can be recovered and recycled. However, these materials are often lost when devices are improperly disposed of in landfills. This not only results in a waste of valuable resources, but it also means that new resources must be extracted, resulting in additional environmental impacts.
In addition to the environmental and economic consequences, e-waste also has social implications. Many developing countries have become dumping grounds for e-waste, where it is often dismantled and processed by workers in informal and dangerous conditions. These workers are often exposed to hazardous materials and may suffer from serious health problems as a result.
To address the problem of e-waste, it is important that individuals and businesses take steps to properly dispose of their electronic devices. Many communities have e-waste recycling programs that allow residents to drop off their old electronics for responsible disposal. It is also important for companies to design electronic devices with recycling in mind and to establish programs to collect and recycle their products at the end of their useful life.
Overall, e-waste is a growing problem that has significant environmental, economic, and social consequences. It is important that we take steps to properly dispose of our electronic devices and to recycle them in a responsible manner. By doing so, we can reduce the negative impacts of e-waste and protect the environment, our economy, and our communities.
Audism Unveiled Flashcards
Audism goes under the very same category as racism, sexism, discrimination, and so on. They can not have the same work as hearing people. This concept started a whole new world for me. It was thought by teaching speech; deaf students would be molded into normalization. Hard of hearing and or deaf-mute people used to be considered as a lower class. After, the book discusses the core values the deaf community has.
Teachers would slap students on the knuckles with rulers for signing. It was almost like being deaf because whenever I wanted to communicate to my teachers or fellow classmates most of my communication came from my hands since they all spoke mostly English and could not understand what I was saying or asking. The Deaf communities do not consider being Deaf as flawed or even disabled, but believe they were born Deaf for a reason. It is simply a new word that needs to be used again and again. Deaf community, like every other, verbal community, must fight their own battles just like everyone else. There are American works, but with the growing awareness in the recent year they have earned their own Deaf category. The intended audience, however, is the hearing.
But, the extent shown in some of these stories is appalling. It happens when one societal group, believed to be superior, dominates and controls minority groups. Another family refused to help a deaf woman give birth for fear that touching her would make them cursed. Another man said that his parents took him to a doctor that would use an X-ray machine to radiate the sides of his face. A super fascinating look at the history of the oppression of deaf people that tells us they are human beings too. Parents of deaf children have to face many tough decisions on how to help their child succeed in life.
Since Deaf individuals communicated through their hands, rather than communicating through speech, they were considered to be subhuman. It is appalling to think that this was used for all deaf people, by not only a few of the more ignorant people who did not understand, but by doctors, teachers, and even the parents of deaf children. Deaf people suffered many hardships through the years but opportunities for them are growing more and more. This book is not old by any means, and I was taken aback by the way deaf children were perceived by not only others in the community, but often times by their own parents as well. This idea of respect is often mistaken for pitying or aiding those who are perceived as less fortunate.
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The word Deaf itself is used to communicate specific things. He received this treatment for several weeks, but it did not cure his deafness. As the body houses the soul, a clean soul will produce a cleaner body, therefore curing deafness. So, the deaf community has never popped into my mind when it came to things like this. The many stories about Deaf children meeting friends and interacting shed a new light on the way that Deaf people learn to communicate.
It happens when one societal group, believed to be superior, dominates and controls minority groups. The documentary opened my eyes as to what the deaf community and what deaf people really go through, in the world. WHEN IS LATER TOO LATE? Sample: How do clerk would deal with hearing person that only speak French? They discuss that they don't want to be seen as people who need help or want sympathy because being deaf is not a disability. Deaf people often have difficulty communicating with the hearing world and thus, they have been looked down upon with sympathy. The man never knew what her last words to her son were going to be.
The Deaf communities consider Sign Language as their own culture or even heritage - just like any other heritage that may practice their own language with others of the same… through deaf eyes Trough Deaf Eyes is a documentary outlining the history of the early deaf communities. One man stated that his auntie told him that he must have been a poor male in his past-life and also as penalty, he was birthed deaf in this life-time. One man explained that while at the dinner table, his family and their friends would laugh about something that happened. Whenever it is released, it is strongly recommended that your community should host the event just like what you will see in this clip. Deaf people have had their share of controversy. They aim to stop oppression. They want to be dealt with as equals.
Religion is supposedly created to cleanse the soul of impurities. Deaf people suffered many hardships through the years but opportunities for them are growing more and more. It was frustrating for him to be left out of every joke. One more deaf male exclaimed how his parents made him most likely to a medication man in a smoke filled hut, hoping that this kind of routine will certainly aid him. Mainstreaming or Deaf Institutes? Religion is supposedly created to cleanse the soul of impurities. In some scenarios, hearing problems was viewed as wickedness. Thanks to that I also fell behind in my other school subjects in class; when it came down to grammar, reading, science, and cursive I sucked.
Audism Unveiled Audism by it's very definition is a negative or oppressive attitude towards deaf people by either deaf or hearing people and organizations, and a failure to accommodate them. They only kept records of the pupils attendance and work instead of academic enrollment and progress. I can really relate to this and how frustrating it is because when I moved from Mexico to the U. Yet she shrugged it off, and also a year later, she was on her death bed, trying to compose a note to her son as well as mid-write, she passed away. Like not in the slightest. The man never ever understood what her last words to her son were mosting likely to be.
In the movie, Children of a Lesser God, the main character Sarah struggled to distinguish herself in any particular social groups because of the disrespect she received from both the hearing and Deaf world. Many people who received this same treatment ended up with thyroid cancer. Answer: Hearing Impaired is disliked by most Deaf because it defines deaf solely in terms of broken or defective ears that need fixing, or to be aided or corrected. I went to two different coffeehouse and see how I do approach to clerk. These values are much different when compared to the hearing community. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act was created to integrate deaf children in public education settings to provide the least restrictive environment.