The Encyclopedia of Deafness and Hearing Disorders

The Encyclopedia of Deafness and Hearing Disorders

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Baker & Taylor
Provides more than six hundred entries on both the physical and psychological effects of living with hearing loss.

Book News
Turkington (American Red Cross) and Sussman's (counseling, Gallaudet U.) resource text contains some 600 entries on both the physical and psychological effects of living with hearing loss. The updated second edition includes revised entries and new information on closed captioning and the National Captioning Institute; cochlear implants; R. Orin Cornett, the inventor of cued speech; ear infection vaccine; and the National Temporal Bone Hearing and Balance Pathology Resource Registry. Written in nonclinical language, the text is accessible to both professionals and general readers alike. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Blackwell North Amer
The Encyclopedia of Deafness and Hearing Disorders provides the most comprehensive source of information available about hearing impairment, as well as about treatments, noted specialists, and helpful organizations. More than 600 entries explain both the physical and psychological effects of living with hearing loss, in nonclinical language that is easy to understand. Topics include: degrees of hearing loss, from slight impairment to complete deafness; Edward Miner Gallaudet, who established the first college for deaf students in 1857; types of hearing aids and how they work; legal rights for the hearing impaired, including the Vocational Education Act of 1963; treatments for hearing loss in both children and adults; and organizations, such as the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders.

Publisher: New York : Facts On File, [2004]
Edition: Second edition, updated
Copyright Date: ©2004
ISBN: 9780816056156
0816056153
Branch Call Number: 617.8003 TURKI
Characteristics: ix, 294 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Sussman, Allen E.
Alternative Title: Deafness and hearing disorders

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