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Author Stephens, Dafydd.

Title Living with hearing difficulties : the process of enablement / Dafydd Stephens and Sophia E. Kramer
Published Chichester, UK : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010


Description 1 online resource (xii, 240 pages) : illustrations
Contents Seeking help -- Types of hearing impairment and their consequences -- The influence of other factors on assessment and goals of enablement -- Communication -- Social and emotional aspects of hearing impairment -- Hearing impairment in the family -- The process of enablement at work -- Leisure and the wider social environment -- The process of enablement 1 : evaluation and decision making -- The process of enablement 2 : short-term remediation -- Enablement 3 : ongoing remediation and outcome assessment
Summary Foreword by Richard Mabey. Preface. Dedication and acknowledgements. 1. Introduction. The need for this book. Terminology. Layout of the book. The World Health Organization classifications. Theoretical/management models in the general rehabilitation literature. Models of Audiological Enablement. The Goldstein-Stephens model. The role of Positive Experiences associated with hearing impairment. Relevant measures in assessing patients' needs and the outcomes of interventions. Development of a preliminary model appropriate to hearing impairment. 2. Seeking help. Introduction. Becoming aware of hea
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Hearing impaired -- Rehabilitation
Quality of life.
Hearing Loss -- rehabilitation
Quality of Life
Correction of Hearing Impairment
adults (people)
quality of life.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- People with Disabilities.
Quality of life
Hearing impaired -- Rehabilitation
Genre/Form dissertations.
Academic theses
Academic theses.
Thèses et écrits académiques.
Form Electronic book
Author Kramer, Sophia.
ISBN 9780470996126