Rehabilitation Sciences 3061A/B Lecture 3: Lecture 3: CSD

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Rehabilitation Sciences
Rehabilitation Sciences 3061A/B
Emily Knight

WEEK 2: Audiological Assessment Adults Communication Disorder Impairment in ability to: o Receive o Send o Process o Comprehend In verbal, nonverbal, or graphic symbol systems Involve process of hearing, language andor speech Audiology Assessment of hearing across the lifespan o Assess impairment o Impairment: loss of structure or function o Behavioural and physiological techniques to assess impairment o Acoustic measures to assess environment Provide (re)habilitaion o Assess disability and handicap o Disability: functional consequences of impairment Handicap: psychosocial consequences o Prosthetics and assistive technologies o Rehabilitation Auditory training Speech reading o Counselling Deaf, deaf hard of hearing Deaf with a capital D are people who identify themselves as culturally deaf, and have a strong deaf identity. The big D deaf tend to have attended schoolsprograms for the deaf, while the small d tend to have been mainstreamed andor never attended a school for the deaf. When writing about deafness, many writers will use a capital D when referring to aspects of deaf culture, and a lower case d when speaking solely about the hearing loss deaf with a little d simply means unable to hear
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