Improving the Deaf community's access to prostate and testicular cancer information: a survey study
- Selective Attention in Normal and Impaired Hearing. Shinn-Cunningham, Barbara G.; Best, Virginia // Trends in Amplification;Dec2008, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p283
A common complaint among listeners with hearing loss (HL) is that they have difficulty communicating in common social settings. This article reviews how normal-hearing listeners cope in such settings, especially how they focus attention on a source of interest. Results of experiments with...
- Alexander Graham Bell Montessori School Sponsor Receives Grant. Trueblood, Holly // Montessori Life;Summer2000, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p17
The article reports that Mt. Prospect in Illinois, sponsor for the Alexander Graham Bell Montessori School, has received a grant of $5,000 from the Donald P. and Byrd M. Kelly Foundation. The grant is said to improve literacy rates for deaf children in Chicago and support a newly created...
- Sound alternatives. Van Ingen, Jane S. // WE Magazine;Nov/Dec98, Vol. 2 Issue 6, p62
Focuses on the increasing public activities of the hearing impaired in the United States. Fund-raising event at the Caroline's Comedy Club in New York City organized by the League for the Hard of Hearing; Diversity of individuals comprising the hearing impaired community; Types of technology...
- Hear and Now. Nash, Kate // Utah Valley Magazine;Jul/Aug2014, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p106
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience as a deaf and in her works as an early intervention specialist for families with children who have hearing loss.
- Understanding deaf and hard-of-hearing patients. Zazove, Philip // American Family Physician;11/15/1997, Vol. 56 Issue 8, p1953
Editorial. Highlights the unique characteristics of deaf and hard-of-hearing persons and touches some significant issues physicians must consider when dealing with deaf patients. Cost-effective medical care on deaf and hard-of-hearing persons; Physician's attitudes and beliefs about deaf patients.
- Newborn Hearing Screens May Give a False Sense of Security. Mann, Toni; Cuttler, Karrie; Campbell, Chanda // Journal of the American Academy of Audiology;Apr2001, Vol. 12 Issue 4
Certain risk factors result in a higher incidence of delayed-onset hearing loss. Ten subjects who passed auditory brainstem response birth screenings and later returned with bilateral sensorineural hearing loss are examined in this report. Although not all subjects in this report had respiratory...
- Electronystagmographic puzzle: What's your interpretation? Brookler, Kenneth H. // ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;May2002, Vol. 81 Issue 5, p313
Presents a quiz on an electronystagmographic study. Description of a patient with a hearing loss in the left ear; Results of a tuning-fork test; Speech reception threshold.
- How the Americans with Disabilities Act affects your practice. // Patient Care;Jan2005, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p22
Discusses Title III of the Americans With Disabilities Act, which provides people with disabilities the right to equal access to public accommodations and removing communication barriers for deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals and the effects of the provisions on a physician's practice. ...
- Editorial. Marschark, Marc; Foster, Susan; Siple, Patricia; Spencer, Patricia // Journal of Deaf Studies & Deaf Education;1996, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p3
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses the journal's goals including the dessimination of basic and applied research related to deaf people.