Hearing Loss

Hearing loss and associated medical conditions among individuals 65 years and older

Michael M. McKee, M.D., M.P.H., Michelle L. Stransky, Ph.D., Amanda Reichard, Ph.D Disability and Health Journal, Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2018, Pages 122-125 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2017.05.007 Background Hearing loss is prevalent, but few studies have investigated its associations with common medical conditions. Objective The objective was to assess the prevalence of medical conditions among individuals […]

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The knowledge and skills related to sexual abuse prevention among Chinese children with hearing loss in Beijing

Buyi Yu, Jingqi Chen, Yichen Jin, Wenjing Zhang, Yanan Feng, Xiaoxia Zhao Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 10, Issue 2, p344–349 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2016.12.014   Background The prevalence of any child sexual abuse (CSA) experience before the age of 16 years ranges from 10.2 to 35.2% in China,1–5 but there has been no research so far exploring the level of awareness of CSA prevention and self-protection […]

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Criterion-related validity of the short form of the international physical activity questionnaire in adults who are Deaf

Diogo Menezes, M.S., Luís Laranjo, M.S., José Marmeleira, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, January 2017, Volume 10, Issue 1, Pages 33–38 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2016.06.005   Background To implement appropriate programs for promoting physical activity (PA) in people who are Deaf, it is important to have valid instruments for assessing PA in this population. Objective The main purpose of this study was […]

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Nurses’ knowledge, attitudes and behavior toward Deaf patients

Venetia-Sofia Velonaki, Ph.D., Georgios Kampouroglou, Ph.D.(c), Martha Velonaki, Konstantina Dimakopoulou, Ph.D.(c), Panayiota Sourtzi, Ph.D., Athena Kalokerinou, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 8, Issue 1, p109–117 Published online: August 14 2014 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2014.08.005 | Abstract Background Deaf sign language users experience severe health disparities which could be decreased with the modification of some factors associated with […]

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“Recreational Activities for Children and Youth Who Are Deafblind”

Contact URL http://www.tr.wou.edu/tr/dbp/current.htm#recreation

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Deaf Counseling, Advocacy and Referral Agency’s Counseling Program

Contact URL http://www.dcara.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=17&Itemid=36#foreign

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Substance Abuse Resources & Programs: Deaf or Hearing Impaired

Awakenings Substance Abuse Recovery Programs for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons.   The Minnesota Chemical Dependency Program for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals (MCDPDHHI)   MCDPDHHI, designed to meet the needs of people who are deaf and hard of hearing, is an inpatient chemical dependency program at Fairview hospital in Minneapolis. Program offerings […]

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Northwest Deaf Addiction Center

Northwest Deaf Addiction Center NWDAC offers the following services: Visit Website

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Persons Aging with Hearing and Vision Loss (PAHVL)

A consortium entitled “Disability & Rehabilitation Research Project (DRRP) on Persons Aging with Hearing & Vision Loss,” comprised of Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision (RRTC) of Mississippi State University, San Diego State University, and the Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults, funded by the national Institute of […]

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Smoking Cessation Resources: Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Advocate Illinois: Helping Deaf Americans Quit Smoking   Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, with funding from the American Legacy Foundation and other organizations   Format           Deaf and hard of hearing behavioral health program                           According to the program’s website, data collected by the National Center for Health Statistics in 2000-2006 through the National Health Interview […]

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