- Aging, hearing loss, and hearing aids: Myths revisited. Thompson, Maureen E. // American Rehabilitation;Winter93/94, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p20
Discusses various aspects of hearing loss. Changes in the auditory system as a result of the aging process; Presbycusis; Rehabilitation for older persons with hearing loss; Assisted listening devices (ALD); Reasons why older people reject the use of amplification; The use of hearing aids and...
- Speak softly and carry a stethoscope. Carbary, Lorraine J. // RN;Apr92, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p109
Suggests communicating with a patient who is hearing impaired but has forgotten his hearing aid by placing the tips of your stethoscope in his ears and speaking softly into the bell or diaphragm.
- HOLD ON TO YOUR HEARING. Benzaia, D. // Saturday Evening Post;Jan/Feb89, Vol. 261 Issue 1, p40
Discusses causes of hearing loss and treatments. Noise hazards; Identifying hearing loss. INSET: How loud is loud?.
- LEND ME YOUR EARS. Stoddard, M.G. // Saturday Evening Post;Jan/Feb92, Vol. 264 Issue 1, p52
Relates the difficulties the author has with his hard-of-hearing wife who also mumbles. Examples; Repairing the volume on the television set; How the `Sonic Ear' device helped both the author and his wife.
- When you hear yourself saying `Could you repeat that?' Pear, M.J. // Nation's Business;Apr92, Vol. 80 Issue 4, p65
Studies the causes and symptoms of hearing loss. Why so many Americans suffer from hearing impairment; Warning signs to watch for; Limited treatment options; Two kinds of hearing loss; Tips on prevention.
- The silent mind: Learning from deafness. Mirzoeff, Nicholas // History Today;Jul92, Vol. 42 Issue 7, p19
Chronicles the struggle of deaf people for recognition and identity over the past 200 years. Deaf nobles received no formal education until the eighteenth century; Culmination of the Institute for the Deaf by two Catholic priests, the Abbe Charles-Michel de l'Epee (1712-89) and the Abbe...
- Family conservation style: Its effect on the deaf child's participation. Bodner-Johnson, B. // Exceptional Children;May91, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p502
Presents a study of the conversations of 10 deaf children and their families and documents the types of verbal exchanges, both spoken and signed among family members. Comparison of these results to two other studies; Response to questions vs response to expressions of ideas; Suggestions to aid...
- Implementing a successful writing program in public schools for students who are deaf. Kluwin, Thomas N.; Kelly, Arlene Blumenth // Exceptional Children;Sep92, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p41
Discusses a two-year project to improve the writing skills of children who are deaf by including instruction for teachers in the process approach to teaching writing. History of process approaches; General findings; Four types of student groups; Essay scoring; Outcome measures; Evaluation questions.
- Occupational noise induced vestibular malfunction? Hinchcliffe, R.; Coles, R. R. A.; King, P. F. // British Journal of Industrial Medicine;Jan1992, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p63
No abstract available.