hearing impaired persons
Summary: Persons with any degree of loss of hearing that has an impact on their activities of daily living or that requires special assistance or intervention.
Publications204 found, 100 shown here
- Deaf women: experiences and perceptions of healthcare system accessAnnie G Steinberg
Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 11:729-41. 2002..The authors investigated the knowledge, attitudes, and healthcare experiences of Deaf women...
- A workshop for medical students on deafness and hearing impairmentsElizabeth Lock
Department of Psychiatry, University of Ottawa, ON, Canada
Acad Med 78:1229-34. 2003..If found to be educationally effective through future research, this type of workshop may foster better care to deaf and hearing-impaired persons by inclusion into medical school and continuing education curricula...
- Cancer screening knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors among culturally Deaf adults: implications for informed decision makingJennifer M Orsi
Sinai Urban Health Institute, Sinai Health System, California Avenue at 15th Street, Room F926, Chicago, IL 60608, United States
Cancer Detect Prev 31:474-9. 2007..The authors also sought to compare age- and gender-specific cancer screening rates amongst this sample to that of the general US population...
- Investigation of the actions taken by adults who failed a telephone-based hearing screenCarly Meyer
HEARing CRC, Australia
Ear Hear 32:720-31. 2011..The purpose of this study was to investigate the actions taken by those who failed Telscreen, a telephone-based screening tool for hearing loss, and to increase our understanding of factors that influence taking action...
- Prevalence of socioemotional problems in deaf and hard of hearing children in GermanyManfred Hintermair
Department for Special Education of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children, University of Education, Heidelberg, Germany
Am Ann Deaf 152:320-30. 2007....
- Mental health of deaf peopleJohannes Fellinger
Health Centre for the Deaf, Institute of Neurology of Senses and Language, Hospital of St John of God, Linz, Austria
Lancet 379:1037-44. 2012..Improved access to health and mental health care can be achieved by provision of specialist services with professionals trained to directly communicate with deaf people and with sign-language interpreters...
- Psychosocial development in a Danish population of children with cochlear implants and deaf and hard-of-hearing childrenJesper Dammeyer
University of Copenhagen, Denmark
J Deaf Stud Deaf Educ 15:50-8. 2010..This study documents the importance of communication-no matter the modality or degree of hearing loss-for the psychosocial well-being of hearing-impaired children...
- The patient journey of adults with hearing impairment: the patients' viewsV K C Manchaiah
Long Term and Chronic Conditions Centre, College of Human and Health Sciences, Swansea University, Swansea, UK
Clin Otolaryngol 36:227-34. 2011..The study explores the perspectives of adults with acquired hearing impairment and to further develop the patient journey template based on the Ida model...
- Detection and rate discrimination of amplitude modulation in electrical hearingMonita Chatterjee
Cochlear Implants and Psychophysics Laboratory, Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
J Acoust Soc Am 130:1567-80. 2011..Overall, results indicated that intensity cues did not play an important role in temporal envelope processing by the average CI listener...
- Hearing help-seeking and rehabilitation: perspectives of adults with hearing impairmentAriane Laplante-Lévesque
Eriksholm Research Centre, Oticon A S, Snekkersten, Denmark
Int J Audiol 51:93-102. 2012..This study investigated the perspectives of adults with hearing impairment on hearing help-seeking and rehabilitation...
- Mental health problems of Dutch youth with hearing loss as shown on the Youth Self ReportTheo van Eldik
Koninklijke Effatha Guyot Groep, Zoetermeer, Netherlands
Am Ann Deaf 150:11-6. 2005..The adjusted YSR is recommended for screening in schools and in mental health services for youth with hearing loss for prevention and early intervention...
- What factors influence help-seeking for hearing impairment and hearing aid adoption in older adults?Carly Meyer
HEARing CRC, Audiology, Hearing and Speech Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Int J Audiol 51:66-74. 2012..The purpose of this review paper was to identify factors that influence older adults' decisions to seek help for hearing impairment and to adopt hearing aids...
- Parental resources, parental stress, and socioemotional development of deaf and hard of hearing childrenManfred Hintermair
University of Education, Heidelberg, Zeppelinstrasse 3, D 69121 Heidelberg, Germany
J Deaf Stud Deaf Educ 11:493-513. 2006..The results are discussed with a view to their meaning for pedagogical practice, and recommendations for further research are given (longitudinal data, more representative samples, cochlear implant)...
- The 'patient journey' of adults with sudden-onset acquired hearing impairment: a pilot studyV K C Manchaiah
Centre for Long Term and Chronic Conditions, College of Human and Health Sciences, Swansea University, Swansea, United Kingdom
J Laryngol Otol 126:475-81. 2012..A previous study examined the 'patient journey' of adults with gradual-onset acquired hearing impairment. This study examined the same for adults with sudden-onset acquired hearing impairment, and assessed differences...
- What makes adults with hearing impairment take up hearing AIDS or communication programs and achieve successful outcomes?Ariane Laplante-Lévesque
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Ear Hear 33:79-93. 2012..This prospective study investigated the predictors of uptake and of successful outcomes of hearing aids and communication programs in middle-aged and older adults with hearing impairment seeking help for the first time...
- Mental distress and quality of life in the hard of hearingJ Fellinger
Health Centre for the Deaf, Hospital St John of God, Linz, Austria
Acta Psychiatr Scand 115:243-5. 2007..This study aims to compare levels of psychological distress and the quality of life in the hard of hearing with levels reported by the signing deaf, and the hearing population...
- Is visual selective attention in deaf individuals enhanced or deficient? The case of the useful field of viewMatthew W G Dye
Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA
PLoS ONE 4:e5640. 2009..Here, we show that, in a complex attentional task, a performance advantage results for deaf individuals...
- Predicting behavior problems in deaf and hearing children: the influences of language, attention, and parent-child communicationDavid H Barker
Department of Psychology, University of Miami, 5665 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Coral Gables, FL 33146 0751, USA
Dev Psychopathol 21:373-92. 2009..Language was associated with behavior problems both directly and indirectly through effects on attention. Amount of parent-child communication was not related to behavior problems...
- Health care interactions with deaf cultureHelen E Meador
University of Michigan Health System, Department of Family Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0708, USA
J Am Board Fam Pract 18:218-22. 2005
- How many deaf people are there in the United States? Estimates from the Survey of Income and Program ParticipationRoss E Mitchell
Gallaudet Research Institute, Gallaudet University, Washington, DC 20002, USA
J Deaf Stud Deaf Educ 11:112-9. 2006..Policy makers, communications technology manufacturers, health and education service providers, researchers, and advocacy organizations have an interest in these results...
- Translation of the multidimensional health locus of control scales for users of American sign languageWaheeda Samady
UCSD School of Medicine, La Jolla, California, USA
Public Health Nurs 25:480-9. 2008..Nine of the 24 items were directly translatable into ASL. The remaining items required further discussion to achieve cultural equivalence with ASL expressions. The MHLC/ASL is now ready for validation within the Deaf community...
- Bringing breast cancer education to deaf womenG R Sadler
University of California at San Diego Cancer Center, La Jolla 92093 0658 USA
J Cancer Educ 16:225-8. 2001..The Deaf community has not been adequately served by mainstream public health interventions...
- Medical students, deaf patients and cancerJacqueline H Farber
Med Educ 38:1201. 2004
- Factor structure and reliability of the Dutch version of seven scales of the Communication Profile for the Hearing Impaired (CPHI)Lidwine B Mokkink
EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
J Speech Lang Hear Res 52:454-64. 2009....
- Hearing impairment, work, and vocational enablementSophia E Kramer
Department of ENT Audiology, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Int J Audiol 47:S124-30. 2008..Thus far, 86 patients, aged 19 to 64 years (mean 48, SD 23), have completed the protocol. Experiences with the procedure are described, and recommendations for future practice and research are discussed...
- Deaf children and bullying: directions for future researchMary T Weiner
Department of Psychology, Gallaudet University, Washington, DC, USA
Am Ann Deaf 151:61-70. 2006..This discussion highlights issues and precautions concerning future directions for studying bullying with deaf children...
- Awareness and regulation of emotions in deaf childrenCarolien Rieffe
Developmental Psychology, Leiden University, The Netherlands
Br J Dev Psychol 30:477-92. 2012..Overall, deaf children's emotion regulation strategies seemed less effective than those of their hearing peers. The implications for deaf children's emotional development are discussed...
- Bringing health care information to the deaf communityG R Sadler
University of California at San Diego Cancer Center, 92093 0658, USA
J Cancer Educ 16:105-8. 2001....
- Lessons learned from more than two decades of HIV/AIDS prevention efforts: implications for people who are deaf or hard of hearingApril Winningham
Department of Health Sciences, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, USA
Am Ann Deaf 153:48-54. 2008....
- The impact of cervical cancer education for deaf women using a video educational tool employing American sign language, open captioning, and graphicsSun Choe
Moores University of California, San Diego, Cancer Center, La Jolla, CA 92093 0850, USA
J Cancer Educ 24:10-5. 2009..Deaf women encounter barriers to accessing cancer information. In this study, we evaluated whether deaf women's knowledge could be increased by viewing a graphically enriched, American Sign Language (ASL) cervical cancer education video...
- Improving the Deaf community's access to prostate and testicular cancer information: a survey studyAnn Folkins
University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla 92093 0606, USA
BMC Public Health 5:63. 2005..Members of the Deaf community face communication barriers to accessing health information. To resolve these inequalities, educational programs must be designed in the appropriate format and language to meet their needs...
- Making public mental-health services accessible to deaf consumers: Illinois Deaf Services 2000Bruce Munro-Ludders
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services, Illinois Department of Human Services, Office of Mental Health IDHS OMH, Chicago, USA
Am Ann Deaf 148:396-402. 2004..Depending on the situation of deaf services staff and infrastructure, much of IDS2000 could be replicated in other states in a mostly budget-neutral manner...
- Hmong immigrants' views on the education of their deaf and hard of hearing childrenJohn C Wathum-Ocama
Department of Educational Psychology, University of Minnesota, USA
Am Ann Deaf 147:44-53. 2002..Most of the parents expressed strong satisfaction with their child's educational program. The findings suggest several areas for further research...
- Underfunded mandates or misplaced prioritiesDonald F Moores
Am Ann Deaf 150:3-4. 2005
- [Deaf children should learn both sign language and Swedish]Kristina Svartholm
Institutionen för nordiska språk, Stockholms universitet
Lakartidningen 102:1667-8; discussion 1668. 2005
- Aural rehabilitation for deaf children: a northeastern Thailand experienceKrisna Lertsukprasert
Department of Otolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
J Med Assoc Thai 88:377-81. 2005..3 +/- 4.3) in acquiring simple conversation or sentences of more than three words. The limitation and problems of the program will be discussed...
- Professional concerns of beginning teachers of deaf and hard of hearing studentsSimon I Guteng
Department of Education, Gallaudet University, Washington, DC, USA
Am Ann Deaf 150:17-41. 2005..Participants provided specific recommendations for addressing the concerns of beginning teachers of deaf and hard of hearing students...
- Including deaf patients in the conversationRick Hudson
Fam Pract Manag 11:21; author reply 21. 2004
- National profile of deaf and hard of hearing students in special education from weighted survey resultsRoss E Mitchell
Gallaudet Research Institute, Gallaudet University, Washington, DC 20002 3695, USA
Am Ann Deaf 149:336-49. 2004....
- Rural gifted students who are deaf or hard of hearing: how electronic technology can helpFrank P Belcastro
Northeast Iowa Community College, Peosta, USA
Am Ann Deaf 149:309-13. 2004..Recommendations are made for ways that legislatures and rural school districts can make Internet resources and assistive technology more widely available in rural educational settings...
- What the processing of real words and pseudohomophones can tell us about the development of orthographic knowledge in prelingually deafened individualsPaul Miller
Faculty of Education, University of Haifa, Israel
J Deaf Stud Deaf Educ 11:21-38. 2006..This suggests that they must have developed strategies for the acquisition of orthographic knowledge that do not rely on phonology...
- Providing online course opportunities for learners who are deaf, hard of hearing, or hearingSamuel B Slike
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, USA
Am Ann Deaf 153:304-8. 2008..The present article covers recent successes and challenges in offering online courses in a "virtual classroom" format to deaf and hard of hearing learners, as well as hearing learners, from a qualitative research perspective...
- Coenrollment for students who are deaf or hard of hearing: friendship patterns and social interactionsSandy K Bowen
School of Special Education, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, USA
Am Ann Deaf 153:285-93. 2008..Deaf and hard of hearing students' social acceptance was similar to that of their hearing peers...
- The sound and the furyDonald Moores
Am Ann Deaf 152:359-60. 2007
- Modeling reading vocabulary learning in deaf children in bilingual education programsDaan Hermans
Pontem, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
J Deaf Stud Deaf Educ 13:155-74. 2008..We argue that this feature is consistent with many findings reported in the literature. Finally, we discuss the pedagogical implications of the model...
- Centripetal and centrifugal forcesDonald Moores
Am Ann Deaf 152:3-4. 2007
- The signed reading fluency of students who are deaf/hard of hearingSusan R Easterbrooks
Pryor Street, Department of Educational Psychology and Special Education, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30302 3979, USA
J Deaf Stud Deaf Educ 13:37-54. 2008....
- A comparative perspective on the experiences of deaf and hard of hearing individuals as students at mainstream and special schoolsPanayiotis Angelides
Department of Education, Intercollege, Nicosia, Cyprus
Am Ann Deaf 151:476-87. 2006..Particular attention is given to improvement of the education of deaf and hard of hearing children...
- [Descriptive cross-sectional study of hearing-disabled children at the National Institute for Education of the Deaf in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil]Eduardo Jorge Custódio da Silva
Instituto Fernandes Figueira, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rua Eduardo Guinle 55, Rio de Janeiro, RJ 2220 090, Brazil
Cad Saude Publica 23:627-36. 2007..We believe that this study can spark greater concern for the hearing-disabled and that through increased knowledge of this group's characteristics it may foster strategies to facilitate interaction with society as a whole...
- Classroom performance of children with cochlear implants in mainstream educationGodelieve W J A Damen
Dept of Otorhinolaryngology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Philips van Leydenlaan 15, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 115:542-52. 2006..We compared classroom performance of children with a cochlear implant (CI) with that of their normal-hearing peers in mainstream education...
- Quantitative and qualitative evaluation of linguistic input support to a prelingually deaf child with cued speech: A case studySantiago Torres
Facultad de Psicologia, Campus de Teatinos, Universidad de Malaga, 29071 Malaga, Spain
J Deaf Stud Deaf Educ 11:438-48. 2006..These results might explain the positive linguistic development of children exposed early to CS...
- The future of education of deaf children: implications of population projectionsDonald F Moores
Am Ann Deaf 149:3-4. 2004
- Do you see what I mean? Shared reference in non-native, early signing deaf childrenKerstin W Falkman
Department of Psychology, Goteborg University, Box 500, SE 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden
J Deaf Stud Deaf Educ 11:410-20. 2006..The possible role of working memory in the referential communication task is also discussed. The results support the hypothesis of the importance of early talk about mental states for the later development of ToM abilities...
- Effects of early auditory experience on the spoken language of deaf children at 3 years of ageJohanna Grant Nicholas
Central Institute for the Deaf Research, Department of Otolaryngology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
Ear Hear 27:286-98. 2006..The purpose of the analysis was to examine the effects of age, duration, and type of early auditory experience on spoken language competence at age 3.5 yr...
- Dr. Appell reaches out to deaf patientsJoanna Brown
CDS Rev 98:36. 2005
- Cochlear implants: an updateDonald F Moores
Am Ann Deaf 150:327-8. 2005
- Vulnerable but strong: deaf people challenge established understandings of deafnessJan Kåre Breivik
Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, University of Bergen, Norway
Scand J Public Health Suppl 66:18-23. 2005..This is by and large a result of a long-time deaf struggle for the recognition of sign language and against paternalistic policies of pity...
- Sign language recognition and translation: a multidisciplined approach from the field of artificial intelligenceBecky Sue Parton
University of North Texas, College of Education, Department of Technology and Cognition, Sanger, 76266, USA
J Deaf Stud Deaf Educ 11:94-101. 2006..Finally, the article considers synthesized sign, which is being added to educational material and has the potential to be developed by students themselves...
- Professionalism and coordination: allies or enemies?Irene Kassini
Ministry of Education and Culture, Nicosia, Cyprus
Am Ann Deaf 153:309-13. 2008..The author concludes that professionalism and coordination can coexist, and that the key issue in this relationship is the personal attitudes of those involved...
- Deaf children in regular classrooms: a sociocultural approach to a Brazillan experienceCeleste Azulay Kelman
Faculty of Education, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Am Ann Deaf 149:274-80. 2004..Relational metacommunicative strategies make integration more effective and learning easier and more pleasant; therefore, dialogue with deaf children entails more than the mere use of words, either vocally or with signs...
- Bilingual oral language proficiency in children with cochlear implantsAmy McConkey Robbins
Communication Consulting Services, Indianapolis, IN 46260, USA
Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130:644-7. 2004..To document oral language proficiency in a group of prelingually deaf bilingual children with a cochlear implant...
- Assessing candidate children for cochlear implantation with the Nottingham Children's Implant Profile (NChIP): the first 200 childrenThomas P Nikolopoulos
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Ippokration Hospital, Athens University, 114 Queen s Sophia Avenue, Athens 115 27, Greece
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 68:127-35. 2004..The aim of the present study is to present the NChIP data obtained on the first 200 children implanted in the same cochlear implant programme and evaluate NChIP's use in the selection phase of cochlear implantation...
- Performance of subjects fit with the Advanced Bionics CII and Nucleus 3G cochlear implant devicesAnthony J Spahr
Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe 85287 0102, USA
Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130:624-8. 2004....
- Cochlear implants for children with significant residual hearingShani J Dettman
Cooperative Research Centre for Cochlear Implant and Hearing Aid Innovation, East Melbourne, Australia
Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130:612-8. 2004..Previous research suggests that children with pure-tone averages of greater than 90 dB hearing level and/or open-set sentence perception of less than 30% may derive significant benefit from cochlear implantation...
- [Cochlea implantation: results and costs, a review]J Helms
Universitätsklinik und Poliklinik für Hals, Nasen und Ohrenkranke, Universitat Wurzburg
Laryngorhinootologie 82:821-5. 2003..Thus, rehabilitation is restored to a high degree. The involved expenses are severe, but are lower for the society when compared to the amount of money necessary to substitute a completely deaf patient lifelong...
- Consonant production and language skills in Mandarin-speaking children with cochlear implantsShu Chen Peng
Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242 1012, USA
Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130:592-7. 2004....
- Outcomes for cochlear implant users with significant residual hearing: implications for selection criteria in childrenRichard C Dowell
Department of Otolaryngology, The University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130:575-81. 2004..To develop an evidence-based technique for providing recommendations to candidates for cochlear implantation with significant residual hearing and to assess the efficacy of the approach...
- The quest for a seamless educationDonald F Moores
Am Ann Deaf 148:277-8. 2003
- Communication abilities of children with aided residual hearing: comparison with cochlear implant usersLaurie S Eisenberg
House Ear Institute, Los Angeles, Calif
Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130:563-9. 2004..To compare the communication outcomes between children with aided residual hearing and children with cochlear implants...
- [Suprasegmental speech in prelingual hearing-impaired children with cochlear implants, hearing-impaired children without implants and normal hearing children]A Ligthelm
Departement Kommunikasiepatologie, Universiteit van Pretoria
S Afr J Commun Disord 46:65-72. 1999....
- Auditory-verbal graduates: outcome survey of clinical efficacyD M Goldberg
Department of Communication, The College of Wooster, Ohio 44691, USA
J Am Acad Audiol 12:406-14. 2001....
- Parental decision making and the choice of communication modality for the child who is deafYuelin Li
Center for Outcomes Research, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3535 Market St, Suite 1029, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:162-8. 2003..Early intervention decisions for a deaf or hard of hearing child are difficult to make, partly because of the lack of definitive proof of the superiority of any particular communication approach...
- Talker and lexical effects on audiovisual word recognition by adults with cochlear implantsAdam R Kaiser
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202, USA
J Speech Lang Hear Res 46:390-404. 2003..The findings are discussed in terms of the complementary nature of auditory and visual sources of information that specify the same underlying gestures and articulatory events in speech...
- Early identification and cochlear implantation: critical factors for spoken language developmentDianne M Hammes
Division of Otolaryngology, Expanding Children s Hearing Opportunities Program, Carle Clinic and Foundation Hospital, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol Suppl 189:74-8. 2002..We conclude that early implantation is desirable. Children who undergo implantation as infants may develop language skills commensurate with those of their hearing peers...
- When parents are deaf versus hard of hearing: patterns of sign use and school placement of deaf and hard-of-hearing childrenRoss E Mitchell
Gallaudet Research Institute, Gallaudet University, 800 Florida Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002 3695, USA
J Deaf Stud Deaf Educ 9:133-52. 2004..Limitations related to the available measure of parental hearing status are discussed...
- A "consumer" survey of educational provision for deaf and hard of hearing studentsL J Byrnes
Faculty of Education, University of Melbourne, Australia
Am Ann Deaf 146:409-19. 2001..The views and preferences of students should be considered when educational provisions are designed for students who are deaf or hard of hearing...
- Linguistic diversity in a deaf prison population: implications for due processKatrina R Miller
University of Arkansas Rehabilitation Research, 4601 W Markham St, Little Rock 72205, USA
J Deaf Stud Deaf Educ 9:112-9. 2004..Despite their adjudicative and/or linguistic incompetence, these individuals were convicted in many cases, possibly violating their constitutional rights and their rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act...
- Serving deaf adult psychiatric inpatientsBarbara Gay Haskins
Department of Psychiatry, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
Psychiatr Serv 55:439-41. 2004..Case examples illustrate some of the unique characteristics of these patients. The broad reasons for admission are illustrated, as are some of the treatment adaptations made by a specialized unit for deaf persons...
- Cochlear and middle ear implants: advances for the hearing impairedC H Raine
Yorkshire Cochlear Implant Service, Bradford Royal Infirmary, Bradford BD9 6RJ
Hosp Med 62:664-8. 2001..With both devices there are distinct phases of patient management--patient selection, surgery, programming and rehabilitation. These phases and issues relating to the implants themselves are considered in this article...
- Preparing today's teachers of the deaf and hard of hearing to work with tomorrow's students: a statewide needs assessmentEvelyn E Dodd
Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA, USA
Am Ann Deaf 148:25-30. 2003..More that half of the teachers who responded judged their teacher preparation program to be appropriate. Specific suggestions for modifications to teacher preparation programs are provided...
- Measuring practical knowledge among prospective and current teachers of deaf and hard of hearing studentsE A Marlatt
Deaf Education and Studies Program, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY, USA
Am Ann Deaf 146:331-47. 2001..The instrument was designed as an assessment tool to measure aspects of this knowledge, apply it to levels of pedagogical expertise, and expand research in this area...
- American Sign Language and end-of-life care: research in the deaf communityBarbara Allen
Department of Political Science, Carleton College, 300 North College Street, Northfield, Minnesota 55057, USA
HEC Forum 14:197-208. 2002
- Virtual reality as a tool for improving spatial rotation among deaf and hard-of-hearing childrenD Passig
Virtual Reality Lab at the School of Education, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
Cyberpsychol Behav 4:681-6. 2001....
- Prospective study of hearing loss in schools for deaf children in Assir region, Saudi ArabiaNasser A Fageeh
Department of Otolaryngology, College of Medicine and Medical Sciences, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia, P O Box 1307, Saudi Arabia
West Afr J Med 22:321-3. 2003..We recommend continuous monitoring and evaluation in association with appropriate care and rehabilitation for these children in order to achieve an acceptable level of speech and literacy...
- Potential barriers and facilitators for implementation of an integrated care pathway for hearing-impaired persons: an exploratory survey among patients and professionalsJanneke P C Grutters
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Medical Technology Assessment, University Hospital Maastricht, AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
BMC Health Serv Res 7:57. 2007..While this direct pathway is still under investigation, in a survey we examined expectations and potential barriers and facilitators towards this direct pathway, of patients and professionals involved in the pathway...
- Sexual vulnerability and HIV seroprevalence among the deaf and hearing impaired in CameroonAdonis Touko
Cameroon Psychology Forum, Immeuble Mony Onana, Yaounde, Cameroon
J Int AIDS Soc 13:5. 2010..It measures their HIV prevalence to enable assessment of their sexual vulnerability and to help reduce the gap in existing HIV serology data among people with disabilities in general and the deaf in particular...
- Sound information notification system by two-channel electrotactile stimulation for hearing impaired personsKazuhide Okada
Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2007:3826-9. 2007b>Hearing impaired persons (HIPs) are afraid of walking along a street and living a life alone...
- Help-seeking behaviour of hearing-impaired persons aged > or = 55 years; effect of complaints, significant others and hearing aid imageJ A Duijvestijn
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Acta Otolaryngol 123:846-50. 2003..To determine factors influencing help-seeking behaviour in hearing-impaired persons aged > or = 55 years..
- Auditory streaming and listening effort: an event related potential studyCorinna Bernarding
Computational Diagnostics and Biocybernetics Unit, Saarland University Hospital and Saarland University of Applied Sciences, Homburg Saar, Germany
Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2010:6817-20. 2010..The benefit of such a method would be to reduce the listening effort in hearing impaired persons by an adequate adaption of the hearing aids...
- Measurement of individual loudness functions by trisection of loudness rangesEdgar Villchur
Audiology Research, Hearing Aid Research, Woodstock, New York 12498, USA
Ear Hear 29:693-703. 2008....
- Real-world performance of a reverse-horn ventFrancis Kuk
Widex Office of Research in Clinical Amplification, Widex Hearing Aid Company, Lisle, IL 60532, USA
J Am Acad Audiol 16:653-61. 2005..This type of vent design may be useful to increase the effective vent diameter of custom (including CIC) hearing aids...
- Recent advances in the treatment of sensorineural deafnessE Murugasu
Department of Otolaryngology, Singapore General Hospital
Ann Acad Med Singapore 34:313-21. 2005..Finally, we take a glimpse into the future prospects of stem cell treatment and hair cell regeneration with gene delivery to the inner ear for the treatment of sensorineural hearing loss...
- Evaluation of Cx26/GJB2 in German hearing impaired persons: mutation spectrum and detection of disequilibrium between M34T (c.101T>C) and -493del10Barbara Zoll
Institut für Humangenetik der Universitaet, Goettingen, Germany
Hum Mutat 21:98. 2003..Homozygous or compound heterozygous GJB2 mutations were detected in 38/228 (16.7%) of hearing impaired persons. The most frequently occurring mutation was the c.35delG mutation, which was found in 71...
- The robustness of hearing aid microphone preferences in everyday listening environmentsBrian E Walden
Army Audiology and Speech Center, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
J Am Acad Audiol 18:358-79. 2007..These results are interpreted to provide little basis for customizing automatic directionality algorithms for individual patients. The implications of these findings for hearing aid design are discussed...
- Identifying the needs of elderly, hearing-impaired persons: the importance and utility of hearing aid attributesHartmut Meister
University of Cologne, Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital, Joseph Stelzmannstr 9, 50931 Koeln, Germany
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 259:531-4. 2002....
- Patient preferences for direct hearing aid provision by a private dispenser. A discrete choice experimentJanneke P C Grutters
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Medical Technology Assessment, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Ear Hear 29:557-64. 2008....
- On the auditory and cognitive functions that may explain an individual's elevation of the speech reception threshold in noiseTammo Houtgast
Dept of Otolaryngology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Int J Audiol 47:287-95. 2008..This strongly suggests that the predictor variables considered so far do not cover all sources of variance relevant for speech reception in noise...
- Assistive devices for hard-of-hearing persons--distribution system and costsA Warland
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
Br J Audiol 25:399-404. 1991..The cost of the required assistive devices for a hearing-impaired person is on average approximately the same as for 8 days' stay in a nursing home...
- Decreased use of hearing aids following training in hearing tacticsG Andersson
Department of Psychology, Uppsala University, Sweden
Percept Mot Skills 87:703-6. 1998..Analysis showed a significant, albeit weak, decrease in daily hearing aid use for those subjects who had received the treatment. The utility of amount of hearing aid use as an indicator of rehabilitation success is discussed...
- User evaluation of a communication system that automatically generates captions to improve telephone communicationAdriana A Zekveld
EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Trends Amplif 13:44-68. 2009..Future research should aim at reducing the complexity of the task to increase the willingness of hearing impaired persons to use an assistive communication system automatically providing captions...
- Severe-profound hearing impairment and health-related quality of life among post-lingual deafened Swedish adultsA Ringdahl
Department of Audiology, Gothenburg University, Sweden
Scand Audiol 29:266-75. 2000..The profound hearing-impaired persons seem to constitute a risk group for worse psychosocial adjustment and need greater attention and support...
- EXPERIMENTAL AND CLINICAL STUDIES OF PRESBYACUSISJudy R Dubno; Fiscal Year: 2012..abstract_text> ..
- Multi-site study of speech perception training for hearing-aid usersCharles S Watson; Fiscal Year: 2013..To test this hypothesis, extended speech perception training of hearing aid users will be undertaken for the first time, at each of six major centers for research and treatment of hearing disorders. ..
- Multi-site study of speech perception training for hearing-aid usersCharles S Watson; Fiscal Year: 2010..To test this hypothesis, extended speech perception training of hearing aid users will be undertaken for the first time, at each of six major centers for research and treatment of hearing disorders. ..
- Improving Amplification Outcomes in Noise by Self-Directed Hearing Aid FittingPeggy B Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2013..Both outcomes have the potential of increasing satisfaction with hearing aids by increasing the perceived benefit of hearing aid settings made in the clinic and in everyday life. ..
- Telephone screening test for hearing using three-digit sequences in noise.Charles Watson; Fiscal Year: 2009..An inexpensive, reliable, and extremely convenient test is likely to be taken by many people who suspect that they have impaired hearing but have hesitated to visit a hearing professional for testing. ..
- Intervention for Reduced Sound ToleranceC Formby; Fiscal Year: 2006..e., hyperacusis) for hearing impaired persons. The novel intervention is an extension of Tinnitus Retraining Therapy (TRT), which uses directive ..
- Companion Microphones: Increased SNR for 3+ talkersMEAD KILLION; Fiscal Year: 2003..In addition, a subjective value rating will provide a practical check on the utility of these developments. ..
- REHABILITATION STRATEGIES FOR HEARING IMPAIRED PERSONSHarry Levitt; Fiscal Year: 1991..Both single-microphone and two-microphone techniques will be examined and improved methods of noise reduction and speech feature extraction in noise will be developed...
- REHABILITATION STRATEGIES FOR HEARING IMPAIRED PERSONSHarry Levitt; Fiscal Year: 1999..The core component provides administrative support and technical guidance for all of the above projects. ..
- Wireless Digital Link Companion MicrophonePaul Gibson; Fiscal Year: 2006..These individuals have a reduced ability to understand speech in noise-filled environments. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- HEARING AIDS, COCHLEAR IMPLANTS AND SPEECH RECOGNITIONChristopher Turner; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- COMPUTER-AIDED TRAINING FOR SPEECH PERCEPTION IN THE DEACarolyn Brown; Fiscal Year: 1992..It will also serve as a useful research tool to investigate the perceptual learning strategies of deaf and hearing impaired persons. Its practical and commercial significance is considerable.
- Signal Processing in AuditionFan Gang Zeng; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- Channel-Independent Automatic Speech RecognitionDavid Levin; Fiscal Year: 2004..The proposal's second aim is to test the following hypothesis: the word error rate of a typical ASR system will be reduced by incorporation of the new channel normalization technology in its front end. ..
- POPULATION GENETIC STUDY OF HEARING LOSS IN ADULTSKathleen Arnos; Fiscal Year: 1992..The proposed study will involve the collection of systematic family history and medical data from hearing impaired persons who are members of a national consumer organization for hearing impaired adults...
- EFFICIENT TACTOR FOR TACTILE AIDSEDWIN LANGBERG; Fiscal Year: 2000..abstract_text> ..
- UNIVERSAL DESIGN WAYFINDING SYSTEM FOR VISUALLY IMPAIREDAries Arditi; Fiscal Year: 2000..Additionally, computer programming tools for building map and signage design professionals will be developed and tested. The product, along with an instructional package will be commercialized in Phase III. ..
- DSP-BASED APPROACH TO THE STUDY OF HEARING AID FITTINGJerry Punch; Fiscal Year: 1992..Ultimately, this research may lead to the development and evaluation of improved algorithms for resolving the communicative difficulties faced by hearing-impaired persons in a variety of listening situations...
- TEMPORAL RESOLUTION OF FM AND GAPPED SINUSOIDSJohn Madden; Fiscal Year: 1993....
- Neural Systems Underlying Sign Language ProductionKaren Emmorey; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- LANGUAGE, MODALITY AND THE BRAINKaren Emmorey; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- TREATMENT OF AGITATION IN THE NURSING HOMEJiska Cohen Mansfield; Fiscal Year: 2010..PHS 398 (Rev. 05/01) Page 2 Principal Investigator/Program Director (Last, first, middle): Cohen-Mansfield, Jiska ..
- ENGAGEMENT OF PERSONS WITH DEMENTIAJiska Cohen Mansfield; Fiscal Year: 2006..In that way, it presents an exciting prospect for improving the quality of life in demented persons, thereby reducing their caregivers' burden. ..
- Medical Students, Cancer Control and The Deaf CommunityGeorgia Sadler; Fiscal Year: 2007..This could be medical students internship at a summer camp for deaf children or an internship at the Student Health Center of the Mental Health Center at Gallaudet University. ..
- Community Based Clinical Trials Education ProgramGeorgia Sadler; Fiscal Year: 2006..The clinical trials. infrastructure has had extensive revisions to allow for accurate endpoint assessment with future efforts. ..
- Long-term Outcomes of Cochlear Implantation in Early ChildhoodAnn Geers; Fiscal Year: 2009..In addition we will document the incidence and outcomes associated with discontinued use of a cochlear implant. ..
- Mental Representation of Signs and WordsMarc Marschark; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- FUNCTIONAL EFFECTS OF DEAFNESS AND NEURAL STIMULATIONBRYAN PFINGST; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Functional Abilities in Children With Bilateral HearingRuth Litovsky; Fiscal Year: 2005..In addition, the research might provide some insight into situations in which bilateral hearing, with dual CIs, or with a CI/HA combination, should or should not be pursued. ..
- Acoustic and electrical hearing after Atoh1 treatmentBryan E Pfingst; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- FEATURES OF STIMULATION IMPORTANT FOR ELECTRICAL HEARINGBRYAN PFINGST; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Binaural Hearing in Children in Complex EnvironmentsRuth Litovsky; Fiscal Year: 2003..The long-term goal of this work is to extend our measures of auditory abilities to populations of children with sensori-neural hearing loss and with cognitive disabilities, including attention deficit disorders and autism. ..
- Enhancing HIV Partner Notification Through Peer EducatorsMARJORIE GOLDSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2008..This can lead to earlier entry into treatment for individuals who are HIV+, and can contribute to HIV prevention efforts. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- A Smart Telescope for Low VisionMARK NITZBERG; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Applied Visual Peformance TestsJohn Brabyn; Fiscal Year: 2008..In the process, we will gather two more rounds of data for our longitudinal study, which will then encompass five test points over 15 years, significantly increasing its value and predictive power. ..
- A New Approach to Sound Source IdentificationRobert Lutfi; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- AUDITORY ANALYSIS IN ELECTRIC HEARINGDavid Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2009..Findings should enhance our understanding of spatial phenomena in electrical hearing and lead to improved strategies for mapping speech processors in individual patients. ..
- HIV Knowledge and Risk Among Deaf AdolescentsMARJORIE GOLDSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2008..The results will fill an important gap in the literature regarding knowledge and risk behaviors among this at-risk group of adolescents. ..
- 2008 Conference on Cell Replacement in the Inner EarGEORGE GATES; Fiscal Year: 2008..This interchange should invigorate and focus research in inner ear hearing regeneration. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Enhancing Tone Recognition for Cochlear Implant UsersXin Luo; Fiscal Year: 2008..Device implementations and applications of mixed stimulation modes for tonal language speech processing in cochlear implants will be investigated. ..
- Genetic Deafness in the Alumni of Gallaudet UniversityKathleen Arnos; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- AUDITORY ANALYSIS AND SENSORINEURAL HEARING LOSSDavid Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2002..The results of the acoustic biasing experiments may lead to better differential diagnoses of underlying cochlear pathologies in individual patients and thereby point the way to more effective treatment. ..
- Non-Sensory factors in children's speech perceptionRACHAEL HOLT; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- MEASURING HIV/AIDS KNOWLEDGE AMONG THE DEAFMARJORIE GOLDSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2003..The survey will then be administered to 1000 individuals who are deaf. ..
- Deafness Research Foundation Clinical Research WorkshopGEORGE GATES; Fiscal Year: 2003..Fellowships will be available for attendees with a demonstrated commitment to clinical research as evidenced by a preliminary research project and letters of support in their applications. ..
- Connexin 26 Testing in InfantsChristina Palmer; Fiscal Year: 2005..A large cohort of infants and toddlers will be followed for up to three years to fully evaluate the audiologic phenotype of infants and data will be compared based on Cx26 genotype. ..
- Deafness Research Foundation Clinical Research WorkshopGEORGE GATES; Fiscal Year: 2005..Attendees will be physicians and clinicians in communication disorders, such as audiologists and speech/language pathologists. Fellowships will be available for attendees. ..
- Central Auditory System Plasticity in Implanted ChildrenAnu Sharma; Fiscal Year: 2005..The results of these experiments could provide an estimate of the upper age limit for implantation into a highly plastic and/or relatively non-degenerate auditory system. ..
- Middle Ear Epithelial Response to Cytokine StimulationJoseph Kerschner; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- ACOUSTIC RESPONSES OF THE HUMAN COCHLEA AND MIDDLE EARDOUGLAS KEEFE; Fiscal Year: 2008....
- Hearing Therapies for the FutureGabrielle Saunders; Fiscal Year: 2007..S. population over the age of 65 years, and most (83%) individuals over the age of 70 years. By targeting NIHL, therefore, this conference has potential to benefit all Americans. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- PERIPHERAL INTERACTIONS IN AUDITORY TEMPORAL PROCESSINGANDREW OXENHAM; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- WORK ACCOMMODATIONS FOR OLDER WORKERS WITH DISABILITIESCraig Zwerling; Fiscal Year: 2001..5. To determine whether workplace accommodations prevent occupational injuries among older workers with disabilities, using the first five waves of the HRS (1992-2000). ..
- SPECT RCBF IN LANGUAGE RECEPTIONEmily Tobey; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- Telecolposcopy in a Primary Care Women's Health ClinicAna Maria Lopez; Fiscal Year: 2006..The proposed study will result in the improved management of cervical lesions for women with decreased access to telecolposcopy services. ..
- Deafness Research Foundation Clinical Research WorkshopGEORGE GATES; Fiscal Year: 2004..Attendees will be physicians and clinicians in communication disorders, such as audiologists and speech/language pathologists. Fellowships will be available for attendees. ..
- Presbycusis: Biomedical Risk FactorsGEORGE GATES; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Epidemiology of Visual Impairment: The 1986-2002 NHISDavid Lee; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Outcomes of Cx26 Testing in Deaf/Hard of Hearing AdultsChristina Palmer; Fiscal Year: 2009....