Hearing and Deafness: An Introduction for Health and Education Professionals

Publication Year: 2010

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Paul, Peter V., PhD and Whitelaw, Gail M., PhD

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 978-0-76-375732-8

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 84

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Description

Clearly explains the development of speech, hearing, language, and literacy in d/Deaf and hard of hearing children and adolescents

This important reference offers new insights on the contribution of hearing rehabilitation to English language acquisition. Students pursuing careers in deaf education, audiology, and speech pathology will gain a thorough understanding of the audiological dimensions of hearing and how hearing loss affects speech, language, and literacy.

Featuring up-to-date research and clinical information, this comprehensive resource discusses the latest advances in hearing aids, cochlear implants, speech reading, and visual phonics. Thoughtfully integrating knowledge with practice, Hearing and Deafness helps students and professionals develop effective skills to use in their work. This text is ideal for introductory undergraduate and graduate courses that cover the development of speech, language, and hearing in the d/Deaf and hard of hearing as well as for educators working with young children and adolescents.

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Paul, Peter V., PhD and Whitelaw, Gail M., PhD
ISBN: 978-0-76-375732-8
Specialty:
Psychology
Audiology
Speech
Language & Hearing
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 308
Year: 2010
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 84

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