Psychological, Social, and Educational Dimensions of Deafness

ISBN-10: 0205175139

ISBN-13: 9780205175130

Edition: 1st 2001

List price: $163.00
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Description: This book is a comprehensive and up-to-date treatment of the major psychological, social, and educational issues affecting the lives of children, adolescents, and adults who are deaf and hard of hearing, and their families. Psychological, Social, and Educational Dimensions of Deafness presents an inclusive description of current research and practice that is complemented by the voices of individuals through personal essays that highlight and illustrate significant concepts and trends. Professionals and pre-professionals preparing for roles in education, psychology, counseling, rehabilitation, interpreting, and speech and hearing science will find the book timely, readable, and thorough. Each chapter focuses on a topic relevant to the broad scope of issues related to the lifelong development of individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing. Each chapter can stand alone in providing in-depth discussion and offers a core of current information from which instructors and students can apply both personal and professional experiences.

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Book details

List price: $163.00
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/20/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 384
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.716
Language: English

Preface
Deafness
Characteristics
Process and Mechanism of Hearing
Nature of Sound
Definition of Hearing Loss
Types and Causes of Hearing Loss
Types of Hearing Loss
Causes of Hearing Loss
Assessment of Hearing
Assessment of Infants
Pure-Tone Audiometry
Speech Audiometry
Degrees of Hearing Loss
Prevalence
Amplification and Approaches to Providing Sound
Hearing Aids
Cochlear Implants
Assistive Listening Devices
Summary and Concluding Thoughts
Parents and Families
Response to Diagnosis
Communication Between Parents and Their Deaf Child
Communication with Young Deaf Children
Communication with School-Age Children and Adolescents
Nonverbal Interaction
Attitude, Attachment, and Coping
Attitude and Attachment
Coping
Child Behavior and Discipline
Educational Achievement
Siblings
Deaf Parents and Hearing Children
Parenting Skills
Child Development
Parent Support Groups
Summary and Concluding Thoughts
Language, Communication, and Culture
Language Acquistion
Language Development
Languages and Modes of Communication
Reading and Writing
The Reading Process
Reading Achievement
The Writing Process
Writing Development
Communication with Technology
Special Telephones
Captioning and Real-Time Graphic Display
The Internet
Alerting Devices
Culture
Membership in the Deaf Community
Community Cohesion
Transmission of Culture
Patterns in the Culture
Home Cultures and Ethnicities
Summary and Concluding Thoughts
Cognitive Abilities
Intelligence
Factors Related to Intelligence
Intelligence and Academic Achievement
Memory
Verbal and Other Encoding Memory Processes
Memory Performance
Memory and Language
Memory and Aging
Cognitive Development
Piagetian Tasks
Non-Piagetian Tasks
Visual Tasks
Cognition and Language
Cognitive and Linguistic Demands
Symbolic Play and Language Development
Thinking Processes and Skills
Instrumental Enrichment
Promoting Thinking during Instruction
Summary and Concluding Thoughts
Personal and Social Development
Identity and Personality
Identity
Personality
Morals, Ethics, and Values
Social Integration and Social Skills
Social Abilities and Adjustment
Social Interaction
Social Skills Improvement
Social Status and Roles
Personal and Social Development Through the Life Span
Summary and Concluding Thoughts
Mental Health
Self-Esteem
Hearing Status and Self-Esteem
Family and Self-Esteem
School and Self-Esteem
Group Identification and Self-Esteem
Programs for Building Self-Esteem
Empathy
Self-Efficacy
Intimacy and Sexuality
Sexuality Information
Homosexuality
Sexual Abuse
Emotional and Behavioral Problems
Prevalence
Causes
Types
Counseling and Therapy
Access to Counseling and Therapy
Therapies and Counseling Techniques
Mental Health Professionals
Summary and Concluding Thoughts
Education
Educational Placement Options
Placement Decisions
Components of Effective Placement in Integrated Settings
Academic Achievement
Communication Methods
Oral/Aural Communication Method
Bilingual Communication Method
Total Communication Method
Teaching Strategies and Curriculum
Language, Reading, and Writing
Deaf Culture
Speech
Aural Habilitation
Transition
Early Childhood Programs
High School Transition Programs
Students with Special Needs
Roles and Competencies of Professionals
Teachers of the Deaf
Interpreters
Other Professionals
Summary and Concluding Thoughts
Economic and Occupational Opportunities
Postsecondary Education
Postsecondary Institutions
Support Services
Components of Quality Postsecondary Education
Employment
Employment Status
Health Care
Do's
Don'ts
Summary and Concluding Thoughts
Assessment
Sources of Information
Areas of Assessment
Achievement
Intelligence
Personality
Language and Literacy
Vocational Aptitude and Interest
Summary and Concluding Thoughts
Resources
References
Index
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