Deaf People Evolving Perspectives from Psychology, Education, and Sociology

ISBN-10: 0205338135
ISBN-13: 9780205338139
Edition: 2004
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Book details

List price: $140.20
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/28/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 312
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.640
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Historical Perspectives of Deaf People and Psychology: 1950 to the Present
Chapter Objectives
Psychology and Deaf People
The Last Half Century
Court Decisions and Legislation in the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s
Psychologists and Educational Policy
Professional Training
Professional Associations
Psychiatry and Mental Health
Deaf Culture
Conclusion
Suggested Readings
The Deaf Community: A Diverse Entity
Chapter Objectives
Deaf People
Demographics
Labels of Different Perspectives
Two Models
The Medical/Disability Model
The Sociolinguistic/Cultural Model
Belief Systems
Deaf Culture: The Anthropology View
Values and Customs
Membership
Deaf of Deaf Parents
Deaf of Hearing Parents
Hearing Members in Deaf Families
Hard-of-Hearing Children of Deaf or Hearing Parents
Deaf Adoptive and Foster Children
Late-Deafened Persons
Deaf-Blind Persons
Ethnic Differences
Transmission of Deaf Culture
Deaf Studies Programs
Deaf Communities
Conclusion
Suggested Readings
Where Does It All Begin?
Chapter Objectives
Etiology: The Causes of Hearing Loss
The Significance of Etiology
Major Nongenetic Causes of Deafness
Genetic Causes of Deafness
Genetic Transmission of Deafness
Major Genetic Syndromes Involving Deafness
Genetic Counseling
The Diagnosis of Deafness
Hearing Screening
The Diagnostic Phase
Deaf Parents
The Aftermath of Diagnosis and Psychological Considerations
Conclusion
Suggested Readings
The Basics of Audiology
Language, Cognition, and the Mind
Chapter Objectives
Early Gestural Roots
Asl and English Structure: A Comparison
Language Paths
The Critical Period
The Brain and the Environment
Bilingualism, Intelligence, and Thinking
Learning how to Think, Remember, and Learn
Transfer of Cognitive Abilities to Academic Learning
Conclusion
Suggested Readings
From Communication to Language to Literacy
Chapter Objectives
First Conversations
The Reading Process
Recognizing Words
Reading, Writing, and Spelling Development
Reading Comprehension
Language-Teaching Approaches and Bridges to Literacy
Literacy and Content Subjects
Miscue (Error) Analysis and Eye Movements
Sociocultural Processes
Bilingualism and Reading English as a Second Language
Technology in the Classroom
Unique Populations with Literacy Needs Using Sign Language
Conclusion
Suggested Readings
Educational Aspects
Chapter Objectives
Placement Issues
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (Idea)
School Placements
Early Intervention Programs
Residential Schools
Day Schools
Charter Schools
Public School Placement Alternatives
Placement Changes and Consequences
Use of Testing in Education
Multicultural Issues
Teacher Training Issues
Training Deaf Teachers
Training Minority Teachers
International Deaf Education
Bill of Rights for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children
Conclusion
Suggested Readings
Language Learning and Language Teaching Approaches: A Sociocultural View
Chapter Objectives
Communication Competence
Monolingual Approaches
Issues with Monolingual Approaches
Language-Mixing
Issues with Language-Mixing Approaches
Bilingual Approaches
Issues with Bilingual Approaches
Conclusion
Suggested Readings
Psychological Issues in Childhood
Chapter Objectives
The Parent/Child Relationship
Attachment
Early Intervention Programs
Child Development and Deafness
Foundations for Language Development
The Role of Play in Early Cognitive Development
Psychosocial Development
The Role of Deaf Professionals in Psychosocial Development
Childhood Psychopathology
Child Abuse and Its Consequences
Treatment Programs
Psychological Evaluation of Deaf Children
Conclusion
Suggested Readings
Being a Deaf Adult: Viewpoints from Psychology
Chapter Objectives
Positive Psychology and Positive Health
The Deaf Adult: Psychological Perspectives
Psychological Assessment of Deaf Adults
Psychopathology
Prevalence
Service Delivery
Diversity
Conclusion
Selected Books About Deaf People
Being a Deaf Adult: Viewpoints from Sociology
Chapter Objectives
Sociological Perspectives of the Deaf Community
Deaf President Now: Implications for the Deaf Community
Deaf Organizations
Specialized Organizations
Ethnic Deaf Groups
Religious Groups
Deaf Clubs
Sports
Health Care Issues
The World of Work
Legal Issues
Conclusion
Suggested Readings
Organizations' WWW Addresses
Deaf-Hearing Relationships in Context
Chapter Objectives
"Interesting" Attitudes
The Influence of Perceptions
Meanings of Disability and Deafness
The Other Side
Professional Attitudes
Oppression
Healthy Ways of Relating
Interpreter Issues
Attitudes Within the Deaf Community
Conclusion
Suggested Readings
To the Future
Advances in Mental Health Services
American Sign Language
Changes in the Deaf Community
Advances in Molecular Genetics and Cochlear Implantation
Education Issues
Technology
Conclusion
Websites
References
Name Index
Subject Index

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