Psychological, Social, and Educational Dimensions of Deafness is a treatment of the major psychological, social, and educational issues affecting the lives of children, adolescents, and adults who are deaf and hard of hearing, and their families." "It presents an inclusive description of current practice and research that is complemented by the voices of individuals through personal essays that highlight and illustrate significant concepts and trends. Professionals and pre-professionals preparing for roles in education, psychology, counseling, rehabilitation, interpreting, and speech and hearing science will find the book timely, readable, and thorough. Each of the chapters focuses on a topic relevant to the broad scope of issues related to the lifelong development of individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing. Each chapter can stand alone in providing in-depth discussion and can offer a core body of current information from which instructors and students can apply both personal and professional experiences.
A treatment of the major issues affecting the lives of children, adolescents, and adults who are deaf or hard of hearing, as well as their families. In addition to describing current practice and research, Schirmer (Kent State U.) includes personal essays that illustrate concepts and trends. Intended for professionals and students preparing for roles in education, counseling, rehabilitation, interpreting, and speech and hearing science. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)